Francesco Lombardo, partner of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Francesco Lombardo is the partner leading the Italian financing and capital markets practice. His practice focuses on value-add and highly complex structured finance and distressed debt related transactions. He regularly acts on challenging UTPs and single names’ acquisitions (also in the context of restructurings). He has wide experience of advising sponsors, investors, corporates and banks on leveraged acquisitions and refinancing transactions, real estate financing transactions, restructurings, syndicated loan facilities and capital markets exits as well as on debt capital market transactions (mainly in connection with investments by private equity firms and hedge funds).