Francesco joined the investment team of Mountain Partners in 2022. He developed his passion for investments and entrepreneurship during his past work experiences in Europe and business studies in Italy and in the USA. Prior to joining Mountain Partners, Francesco gained experience in investments in different industries and investment funds’ structures at Partners Group (Zug, Switzerland), before joining Morgan Stanley as an Analyst where he focused on global large-scale investments, macro and risks. At Mountain Partners, Francesco is focusing on analyzing and selecting investment opportunities within Private Equity and Venture Capital space in the USA and Europe, alongside with portfolio management of investments and portfolio companies. Francesco holds a BSc in Finance from University of Padova, with an exchange term at University of Michigan (United States of America) and a MSc in Finance, Business Administration from Bocconi University, Milan, Italy.