Francesco Barani is a restructuring lawyer advising investment funds and other financial institutions in financial restructuring and corporate turnaround transactions.

Francesco is qualified in Italy and is a member of the Finance, Projects & Restructuring team of the Milan office. He primarily handles restructuring law matters, providing transactional assistance in the context of distressed M&A, debt trading and loan-to-own transactions.

He regularly advises lenders and investors targeting distressed and non-distressed special-situation opportunities, helping them shape and pursue event-driven investment strategies.

He has also gained experience in the field of acquisition of non-performing exposures (single names and portfolios) and in the definition and implementation of the optimal routes to turnaround and/or claim collection.