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Francesca Paveri Fontana
Managing Director, Private Capital Advisory Group at Evercore


Francesca Paveri Fontana is a Managing Director in Evercore’s Private Capital Advisory Group.  Francesca has over 13 years of secondary market advisory experience. Prior to joining Evercore in 2013, Francesca was a member of the Secondary Advisory Team within the Private Funds Group at UBS. Francesca has extensive experience advising both LPs on strategic sale transactions, as well as GPs on continuation/acquisition fund transactions, fund recapitalisations, restructurings, spin-offs and capital raises. Francesca also has extensive coverage of institutional investors across Europe. Francesca graduated with a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Finance from Bocconi University in Milan. Francesca is fluent in English and Italian and has a good knowledge of French and Spanish.

Agenda Sessions

  • Evolution or revolution? The impact of GP-led transactions on deal-making in the M&A and secondary markets