Francesco has more than 20 years of experience in PwC and spent 2 years at the Transaction Services office in London. He leads the PwC-Deals Private Equity practice in Italy. During his professional career, Francesco gained significant experience in M&A cross border deals, both buy-side and sell-side, and has been focusing on PE deals for the last 15 years. Since 2002, he has been working with AIFI (Italian Private Equity Association) on statistics data elaboration on the Italian PE and VC market. Francesco has a degree in Economics and is a Chartered Accountant and Registered Auditor in Italy.