Francesco is the Chief Executive of DC Advisory Italy with more than 25 years’ investment banking experience.

Prior to joining DC, Francesco was Chairman and Managing Partner at Alantra, as well as roles at Banca IMI, and Daiwa Capital Markets Europe.

Francesco has specific expertise in M&A, Debt Advisory and Strategic Advisory, spanning sectors including Consumer, Leisure & Retail, Business & Tech-Enabled Services, Industrials, Real estate.

In addition to this position, Francesco is Chairman of the Board of Directors at Credit Access India, a leading microfinance company, which provides loans to micro and small businesses in India, that are largely female-led. He also sits on the Board of Directors of Fondazione AIRC for Cancer research.

Francesco says: DC Advisory’s rapid international growth and reputation in Italy is testament to the unique offering it has presented to market since launch in 2019. I’m excited to continue building on this momentum – leveraging DC Advisory’s international expertise and relationships to make a difference for clients in Italy.