Carlotta de Franceschi
Ms. de Franceschi is a Managing Director at HPS Investment Partners. Prior to joining HPS in 2021, Ms. de Franceschi was a Senior Advisor at HPS, first developing the Italian market and more recently in a European role, originating and executing leverage loans, special situations, distressed financings and private equity transactions. Prior to that, Ms. de Franceschi was a Senior Advisor at Varde Partners, originating and executing special situations and private equity transactions in Italy. Prior to Varde, Ms. de Franceschi was first Senior Economic Advisor and a direct report to the Italian Prime Minister on banking and finance matters, and later the CEO of Veneto Banca during its rescue. Before returning to Italy, Ms. de Franceschi spent 10 years in Investment Banking between New York and London at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse. Ms. de Franceschi holds an MS in Economics from Bocconi University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.