Francesca advises on financial services regulation, real estate and corporate matters.

Francesca is a member of the Italian Financial Services team and Real Estate team.

She advises on financial services regulation and corporate matters for national and international clients with a particular focus on payment services and e-money regulation and regulatory issues for national and foreign equity and lending crowdfunding platforms, payment service providers and e-money institutions. 

In the real estate sector, Francesca works with multinationals, financial institutions and investment funds both in extraordinary transactions (acquisitions, mergers, buyouts, investments) on asset management and regulatory matters. 


Savills Investment Management SGR S.p.A.

Advising the Alloro Fund, managed by Savills Investment Management SGR S.p.A., in the sale of the historical Palazzo Pitteri in Piazza dell'Unità d’Italia and the adjacent building in Via Pozzo del Mare in Trieste.


Advised the Maltese asset management company in the creation of the Italian “Hubble Capital Fund”, an alternative investment fund, reserved to institutional investors, that provides finance for Italian SMEs.

Limestone Capital AG

Advised Limestone Capital in its acquisition of the milanese boutique hotel, The Yard.

Advised Xnext, innovative Italian SME, leader in multi-energy X-ray systems for real-time quality control of industrial processes, in the investment in its capital by the Neva First fund managed by Neva SGR, the venture capital arm of Gruppo Intesa Sanpaolo.