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Francesca Ficai
Senior Editor, Leveraged Commentary & Data at S&P Global Market Intelligence


Francesca is currently Senior Editor @ LCD for which she is in charge of the midmarket and direct lending coverage in Europe.

She joined LCD, S&P Market Intelligence in January 2020 before that she was a reporter at Debtwire and Mergermarket. Prior to becoming a journalist, Francesca worked at the European Commission and the House of Commons amongst other things. She has a MA from University of Bath in European Politics and graduated from La Sorbonne in Paris in Political Science. She can speak English, French, Italian and Spanish.

Agenda Sessions

  • Direct lending and unitranche: surviving the crush test