The Firm expedites the process of developing and diversifying its services, setting up a new Energy division with the entrance of Francesca Bisaro, joining Morri Rossetti as Of Counsel, and with the partnership agreement with Finergy.
Francesca has over ten years’ experience in environmental and energy law practice. She was General Counsel of various companies operating in the national and international energy market. She specialises in rendering legal assistance and advice on contractual matters in the electricity sector for international funds and multinational energy companies that have invested in the construction of wind, solar, biomass, geothermal and other renewable energy projects.
She has assisted numerous companies in drafting and negotiation of Energy Performance Contracts, procurement contracts, contracts for the supply of goods and services and outsourcing contracts in the energy sector. She advises on the purchase and sale of companies or business units regarding energy production plants as well as energy due diligence activities. Francesca also liaises with the competent sector authorities (Italian Ministry of Economic Development, Gestore dei Servizi Elettrici, Network Managers and the Italian Regulatory Authority for Electricity Gas and Water - ARERA). She was an ordinary member of the Italian Business Jurists Association - AIGI (from 2005 to 2013), Director - Business Professionals Association (May 2015 - May 2016).
Finergy is an independent advisory firm sepcialised in sectors subject to regulation (energy, gas, water, environment) and with a specific focus on conventional and renewable energy, Finergy is led by Stefano Indigenti, who previously worked in KPMG Corporate Finance’s Energy Division of and in Ethica Energia’s top management . Finergy’s activity focuses on M&A and Corporate Finance transactions in the energy sector, the structuring of project or debt finance as well as the management of debt restructuring situations or insolvency procedures and special situations.
Thanks to its network of collaborations, Finergy can also support its clients in strategic development projects abroad. Finergy works mainly with private equity or infrastructure funds, pension funds, insurance companies and energy operators as well as providing support to banks and financial institutions in feasibility analysis and sustainability assessments of financing projects in the energy sector also from a technical viewpoint.
Stefano Morri, founding partner of the Firm, comments: “I am very pleased with the collaboration with Francesca and Stefano and his team. We have a long experience in the energy sector having advised several market operators, but we felt the need to strengthen our services by combining additional specialist skills, particularly in the field of renewable energy production - an area in which both parties have significant experience and which is increasing its relevance in the market.