Francesca is a member of Kartesia’s Investment Team in London, sourcing, executing and monitoring investments across Europe. Before joining Kartesia, Francesca worked over 3 years in the Large Cap Acquisition and Leveraged Finance team at HSBC in London, covering European. At HSBC she worked on the origination and execution of transactions for sub-investment grade corporates and sponsors, structuring a variety of instruments, ranging from PIKs to Senior Leveraged Loans. Prior to that, she spent over 2 years in the Corporate Debt Platform team at BNP Paribas, where she focused on the origination of high yield bonds and loans for sub-investment grade corporates.
Francesca graduated from Bocconi University with a B.Sc. in International Management, Economics and Finance and from Grenoble School of Management with a M.Sc. in Finance.