Partners Fabrizio Carpanini and Kate Francis of international law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP’s London office were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom® 2024 in the areas of private equity law and capital markets law, respectively.

Fabrizio Carpanini recognized for private equity law
Carpanini focuses on institutional-facing private equity transactions, acting on institutional and management buy-outs, as well as development capital and buy-and-build transactions. He also advises management teams in such transactions. Carpanini leads the Dorsey London and Continental Europe Private Equity group, working closely with the Firm’s North American and Asian based private equity groups. He is an Italian speaker and advises both U.K. and U.S. clients in investments and other transactional matters in the United Kingdom and Continental Europe. He serves as co-head of Dorsey’s London office with Partner Kate Francis.
Kate Francis recognized for capital markets law
Francis has extensive experience in both equity capital markets transactions and public and private mergers and acquisitions. She acts for both listed and private companies based in the UK and overseas across a variety of sectors including healthcare, technology, media, and real estate. Francis also acts for investment banks on equity capital markets transactions. Her broad transactional experience also includes advising on complex reorganisations, joint ventures, private equity and general corporate law matters.

The lawyers listed in Best Lawyers do not decide in which practice areas they are listed. They are included in practice areas as a result of the votes they receive from their peers.