Francesco Squerzoni has extensive experience advising Italian clients in multijurisdictional transactions and international clients in the Italian market. He has advised lenders and borrowers in investment and development projects in acquisition and real estate financings. He also has worked for originators, arrangers, and investors in structured finance transactions, including public and private securitizations, domestic and multijurisdictional trade finance, and acquisitions of nonperforming loan portfolios. In addition, his experience includes project finance matters in relation to energy and infrastructure projects as well as debt restructurings.
Francesco has advised major clients including Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, CA-CIB, Deutsche Bank, Dresdner, GE Capital, Goldman Sachs, H3G, H.I.G. Capital, ING, Intesa Sanpaolo, MPS (Monte Paschi Siena) Capital Services, Pirelli RE, SunPower, UniCredit, and West LB.
Francesco teaches banking and finance matters in Market and Companies Law at the University of Bergamo.
Honors & Distinctions
Best Lawyers Italy (2014-2015)
Chambers Global (2008-2016)
Chambers Europe (2008-2015)
Legal 500 EMEA (2009-2016)
International Law Office - ILO Client Choice Individual Winner (2011)
Second Lieutenant, Italian Air Force (1995-1996)