Francesco heads all portfolio management and research related activities at Fasanara. He also spearheads the identification and implementation of all relevant portfolio tail hedging strategies.
Prior to co-founding Fasanara, Francesco was Managing Director and EMEA Head of the MidCaps & Principal Investors group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, a top producing investment practice comprised of 15 professionals. In his role, Francesco directed Bank of America Merrill Lynch operations across Europe, Middle East and Africa with responsibilities on multi- strategy, multi-assets portfolio solutions.
Prior to joining Merrill Lynch in 2000, Francesco was a research analyst at JP Morgan Securities where he started his career in 1997. In JPM, Francesco published several research white papers covering areas such as derivatives modeling and fixed income / volatility strategies.
Francesco is a graduate of Bocconi University in Milan and a scholar of Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam.