Francesco Abbadessa

Trainee, Milan



Francesco Paolo Maria Abbadessa is a member of the White & Case Italian practice. His main areas of practice are Corporate, M&A and Capital Markets.

Francesco started his working experience at White & Case as a legal intern in June 2019 and then joined the Firm as a trainee in March 2021.

Durham University

Durham, UK

Combined Bachelor and Master of Science in Law
Luiss University

Rome, Italy



Corporate and M&A

  • Independent UK investment firm Peninsula Capital in connection with its acquisition of Isem S.r.l., a leading European company in the luxury packaging sector and one of the few to offer an integrated logistics service that counts among its customers world-leading groups such as L'Oreal, KIKO, Shiseido and Coty;
  • PAGAC III Nemo Holding (HK) Limited, a portfolio company of PAG Asia, in connection with the indirect acquisition of 90 percent of NMS Group S.p.A;
  • The buyer in connection with the acquisition of GETEC, one of Europe's leading sustainable energy service companies for real estate and industrial customers.

Capital Markets

  • BFF Bank S.p.A. in connection with its €150 million 5.875% Additional Tier 1 notes issuance. The notes have been listed on the MTF of Euronext Dublin and offered and sold pursuant to Regulation S under the Securities Act;
  • Adler Pelzer Holding GmbH in connection with the issuance of €75 million 4.125% senior secured notes due 2024, to be added to its outstanding €350 million 4.125% senior secured notes due 2024, issued pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S under the US Securities Act. The notes will be listed on the Euronext Dublin Global Exchange Market.