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ANDREA LACORTE – CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Andrea Lacorte graduated cum laude in Veterinary Medicine in 1982 from the University of Pisa. Between 1983 and 1997 he held a number of positions: (i) Commercial agent at Petrini S.p.A. (1982-1983); (ii) Director at the agro-business Valentina Nuova (1984-1986); (iii) Product Manager at Petrini S.p.A., with a particular focus on nutrition (1986-1988); (iv) Commercial Director and, subsequently, General Manager of S.I.M.B. S.r.l.. (1988-1997). He has been the Chairman – while is also the founder – since 1997 of Nutristar S.p.A.. Andrea Lacorte, after carrying out extensive research in the fields of nutrition and human lipidology, in addition contributed to the foundation of (i) Alesco S.r.l. (in 2000), holding the position of Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors until now and (ii) Pharmanutra S.p.A. (in 2003), acting until now as Chairman. Since 2011, he has been Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Junia Pharma. Andrea Lacorte has carried out research and created sucrosomial solutions with human application.

 

ROBERTO LACORTE – VICE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Roberto Lacorte graduated in Economics and Commerce in 1997 from the University of Pisa. Between January 1995 and April 1996, he carried out military service with the Marines. Between February 1996 and April 1997, he was employed at the Giovanni Bucarelli commercial firm in Pisa, specialising in accounting and administrative matters. Subsequently, Roberto Lacorte was hired by the Claudio Bucchianica Accountancy Firm in Pisa, with involvement in bankruptcies and corporate and administrative operations (1997-2000). Since 2002, he has been a partner at the Bucarelli Lacorte Cognetti Accountancy Firm. Roberto Lacorte was a director at Lira s.a.s. between 1998 and 2001. He holds in addition the following positions: Director at Nutristar S.r.l. (since 2000); Director at Alesco S.r.l. (since 2001); Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Pharmanutra (since 2003); Chairman of the Board of Directors of Junia Pharma (since 2009); statutory auditor at Pontlab S.r.l., a mechanical engineering company (since 2012). Since 2002, he has been involved in start-ups with a particular focus on the shipbuilding sector. Since November 2005, Roberto Lacorte has taught at the FUCINA institute (training institute of the nautical sector industrial association) on the “Management di bordo (on-board management)” course. He is enrolled to the list of Accountants and Auditors.

 

CARLO VOLPI – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Carlo Volpi graduated in Economics and Commerce in 1991 from the University of Parma, while achieving a SloanMaster Degree in Management in 1995 from the London Business School, University of London. In 1984, he was appointed as Parmalat Authorised Retailer Automation Manager at Sisted. Between 1986 and 1993, he was a Financial Analyst at Banca Monte Parma. Between 1993 and 2000, he held a number of roles at the PAM Group: Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer (1993-1994); Lazio Area Supermarkets Manager (1995-1997); Supermarkets Marketing Manager (1997-1998); Superstore Business Unit Manager (1998-1999); Hypermarkets Regional Manager (1999-2000). Between 2003 and 2006, he was the Ethics Business Unit Manager at Schering Italia. During the 2006-2008 two-year period, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Step S.p.A.. Also in this period, he was an Oversight Director at Management & Capitali S.p.A.. Between 2008 and 2015, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Vertigo S.r.l.. In 2013, he founded Beda S.r.l., of which he is a shareholder and sole director. Since 2009, he has been a Director and the Chief Marketing Officer of the Issuer.

 

GIANNI LAZZARINI – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Gianni Lazzarini was granted a diploma in Land Surveyance from the State Land Surveyance Institute of Lonigo (VI). Since 1978, he has been employed as a commercial agent at a number of companies: Comas S.r.l. (December 1978 – December 1980); Agrizoo S.r.l. (January 1980 – August 1985); Ditta Gavioli S.r.l. (August 1985 – November 1986); Agrolabo S.p.A. (March 1987 – May 1999); Bayer S.p.A. (August 1991 – May 1993); Nutristar S.r.l. (February 2000 – February 2006). Gianni Lazzarini was a partner at Zooveneta s.n.c. between 1985 and 1995. He has owned Ellegi S.r.l., a livestock sector business, since 1995. Between 1997 and 2000, he was a distributor for Nutristar S.r.l.. Between 2000 and 2010, he was the Commercial Manager at Alesco S.r.l., at which since 2010 he has been the Chairman of the Board of Directors. Since 2003 and to the present date, Gianni Lazzarini has been a Director of the company.

 

GERMANO TARANTINO – – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Germano Tarantino graduated in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Pisa in 2003. After carrying out extensive studies in the field of human clinical nutrition, he has held the position of Scientific Director at the company. Since 2011, he has been a director of the company. Germano Tarantino has carried out research and created sucrosomial solutions with human application.

 

SIMONE STROCCHI – NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR APPOINTED BY IPO CHALLENGER 1 S.P.A.

An Economics and Commerce graduate, after operating as the co-manager of the financial engineering department of the structured finance and advisory division of BCI (Intesa), he founded the Electa Group, an independent advisory & merchant bankers firm – of which he is managing partner – specialised in deal structuring and M&A Advisory, involved since its foundation in the execution of over 100 acquisitions/disposals focused on SME’s, carried out by leading European private equity funds.
A Sponsor and Promoting investor, he is a pioneer in the setting up of SPAC’s and Prebooking Companies focused on leading Italian SME’s.
Chairman of Genus, the promoter of SPAC Made in Italy 1, of which he was the Chief Executive Officer until the business combination with SeSa; Chairman of IPO Challenger, an innovative Prebooking Company which listed Italian Wine Brands; Chairman of AISPAC – Italian Association for the promotion of SPAC’s, Chairman of the Consultative Committee of the IPO CLUB fund, Chairman of IPO Challenger 1, before the series of quick cycle Prebooking Companies promoted together with IPO Club/Azimut.

 

ALESSANDRO CALZOLARI – INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE 148, PARAGRAPH 3 OF THE CFA, AS SET OUT AT ARTICLE 147-TER, PARAGRAPH 4 OF THE CFA.

Alessandro Calzolari graduated in Economics and Commerce. Since 1989, he has been a Receiver and Court appointed Administrator at the Bologna Court. In particular, in 1998 he was appointed the Liquidator of Derbito S.p.A. and in 2006 the Liquidator of S.A.G.I.S. S.p.A.. Since 1995, he has acted as a Technical Consultant for the Bologna Public Prosecutors Office. He currently holds positions at a number of companies: Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of F.A.A.C. S.p.A.; Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of F.M.B. Fabbrica Macchine Bologna S.p.A.; Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of Firbimatic S.p.A.; Statutory Auditor of Union S.p.A.; Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of Nutristar S.r.l.; Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of Piccinini S.p.A.; Statutory Auditor of Espansione Marketing S.p.A.; Statutory Auditor of Realstar S.r.l.; Director of Iredeem S.p.A. He is enrolled as an Accountant, as an Auditor and as a Court Technical Consultant.

 

BOARD OF STATUTORY AUDITORS
MICHELE LORENZINI – CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF STATUTORY AUDITORS

Michele Lorenzini graduated in Economics and Commerce in 1995 from the University of Pisa. Since 1999, he has been a partner at the Lorenzini e Boni di Cecina (LI) Firm. He is in addition a receiver, a court appointed administrator and a court property enforcement officer at the Livorno Court. He is enrolled to the Accountants and Auditors Register, in addition to the Register of Bodies tasked with managing over-indebtedness crisis settlement proceedings at the Chamber of Commerce of Maremma and of Tirreno. Since 2013, he had been the Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of the company.

 

GUIDO CARUGI – STATUTORY AUDITOR

Guido Carugi graduated in Economics and Commerce from the University of Pisa in 1996. He provides corporate, financial, accounting and tax consultancy. He is the co-owner of the Carugi Lini Ulivieri s.s. Firm and is enrolled in the Accountants and Auditors Register. Since 2013, he has been a Statutory Auditor of the company.

 

ANDREA CIRCI – STATUTORY AUDITOR

Andrea Circi graduated in Economics and Commerce in 1991 from the La Sapienza university. In 2013, he received a Masters in Jurisprudence from the Uniecampus university. He worked with a number of tax consultancy firms between 1991 and 2011: Tax Manager at the Sergio Scibetta Tax and Corporate Consultancy Firm (1991-1997); Tax Manager at KStudio Associato (1997-2001); Senior Tax Manager at KPMG UK (1999-2001); Senior Tax Manager at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (2001-2004); Parma Office Manager of KStudio Associato (2004-2011). From 2012, he has been a Tax Equity Managing Partner at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. Since 2013, he has been an Alternate Auditor of the company. He is also a Statutory Auditor for a number of companies. Andrea Circi is enrolled to the Accountants and Auditors Register, and is also registered as a practicing lawyer with the Milan Lawyers Association.

 

FABIO ULIVIERI – STATUTORY AUDITOR

Fabio Ulivieri graduated in Economics and Commerce from the University of Pisa in 1996. Between 1998 and 2009, he has held directorships with data processing and corporate consultancy firms. Since 2009, he has been a liquidator of data processing and professional firms. Fabio Ulivieri is, in addition, co-owner of the Carugi Lini Ulivieri s.s. Firm. Since 2003, he has been an Alternate Auditor of the company. He is enrolled to the Accountants and Auditors Register.

 

GIACOMO BONI – ALTERNATE AUDITOR

Giacomo Boni graduated in Economics and Commerce from the University of Pisa in 1989. He was appointed as an auditor of the Municipality of Cecina (LI) for two mandates from 2009. He is a partner at the Accountancy Firm Lorenzini e Boni di Cecina (LI), in addition to a receiver, a court appointed administrator and a court property enforcement officer at the Livorno Court. Since 2013, he has been an Alternate Auditor of the company. He is enrolled to the Livorno Accountants and Auditors Register. Since 2016, Giacomo Boni has been enrolled to the Register of Bodies tasked with managing over-indebtedness crisis settlement proceedings at the Chamber of Commerce of Maremma and of Tirreno.

 

AUDIT FIRM

On April 26, 2016, the Shareholders’ AGM of Pharmanutra S.p.A., on the proposal of the Board of Statutory Auditors, appointed the independent audit firm BDO Italia S.p.A., with registered office in Milan, Viale Abruzzi No. 94, enrolled in the special list of audit firms as per Legislative Decree No. 39/2010, for the audit of accounts until the year ending December 31, 2018 in accordance with applicable rules and regulations.

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SHARE CAPITAL AND SHAREHOLDERS

The share capital of Pharmanutra S.p.A. amounts to Euro 1.123.097,70, comprising 9.680.977 ordinary shares without nominal value.

The Ordinary Shares of Pharmanutra S.p.A. have been admitted to trading on the AIM Italia/Alternative Capital Market.

The following table presents, according to the shareholders’ register, in addition to other information available to Pharmanutra S.p.A., the shareholders which hold at least 5% of the share capital.

Direct shareholder Number of shares Percentage of share capital with voting rights (Ordinary shares and Price Adjustment Shares)
Andrea Lacorte 2.972.500 30,70%
Roberto Lacorte 2.175.00 22,47%
Beda S.r.l. (*) 942.500 9,74%
Gianni Lazzarini 797.500 8,24%
Futurimpresa SGR Spa in nome e per conto di IPO CLUB
496.068
5,12%
 Mercato  23,73%

(*)    Carlo Volpi is the sole shareholder and director of Beda S.r.l.

SIGNIFICANT SHAREHOLDER DISCLOSURE OBLIGATIONS

In accordance with the By-Laws and the AIM Italia/Alternative Capital Market Issuers’ Regulation, those who hold a number of financial instruments of Pharmanutra S.p.A. admitted for trading to the AIM Italia/Alternative Capital Market equal to or exceeding the threshold established in accordance with the AIM Italia/Alternative Capital Market Issuers’ Regulation, are required to communicate such in a timely manner to the Board of Directors of Pharmanutra S.p.A. through registered fax to the number +39.02.7214231.

In particular, in accordance with the By-Laws and the AIM Italia/Alternative Capital Market Issuers’ Regulation, this communication is required on the reaching or surpassing of the 5%, 10%, 15%, 20%, 25%, 30%, 35%, 40%, 45%, 50%, 66.6%, 75%, 90% and 95% thresholds of the share capital with voting rights of Pharmanutra S.p.A., in addition to reductions below the above-stated thresholds (the “Significant Investment”).

The reaching or surpassing of the Significant Investment is considered a “Substantial change” which should be communicated by Shareholders to Pharmanutra S.p.A. within 5 (five) trading days from the occurrence of the act or event giving rise to the obligation, independently of the execution date, according to the terms and means established by the Transparency Regulation.

The communication of the “Substantial change” should identify the shareholder, the type and the amount of the investment; the date on which the shareholder acquired or disposed of the share capital percentage resulting in a “Substantial change”, or the date on which the percentage of their investment increased or reduced above/below the thresholds established by the AIM Italia/Alternative Capital Market Issuers’ Regulation.

For such purposes, shareholders are invited to use the communication forms and the relative instructions at Annex 4 (Ownership structure) of the Regulation issued by Consob with motion No. 11971 of 1999, with the understanding that references to the regulated markets or to listed companies should be considered as references to multilateral trading systems.

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In accordance with Article 8 of the By-Laws, failure to communicate to the Board of Directors a “Substantial change” results in the suspension of voting rights for the shares or financial instruments to which such communication failure relates.

CORPORATE EVENTS

18 September 2017 Board of Directors for the approval of the half-yearly financial report at June 30, 2017.

COMMUNICATION OF REGULATED INFORMATION

Pharmanutra S.p.A. indicates that for the sending and storage of Regulated Information, use is made of the eMarket SDIR circulation system and the eMarket STORAGE mechanism managed by Spafid Connect S.p.A., with registered office in Foro Buonaparte 10, Milan.

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