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Email: federica.paccagnella@hwfpartners.com
LinkedIn: Federica Paccagnella
Location: Milan, Italy
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Federica Paccagnella

Associate Director

Since 2018 Federica has advised, structured and executed bespoke Warranty & Indemnity, Title and contingent risk insurance policies for Private Equity and Corporate clients on global M&A transactions, divestitures, joint ventures and distressed sales in over 20 jurisdictions. She has built and managed a broad portfolio of clients including PE funds, corporates and advisors servicing them throughout the placement process as well as on assistance with claims. Federica works on transactions across a broad range of sectors, with a particular focus on private equity, infrastructure, retail and renewable energy.

Federica’s recent experience includes:

  • Assistance to a global investment organization on the acquisition of a 60% stake in an Italian telecoms network
  • Assistance to a global financial service group on the acquisition of a renewable energy platform in Greece
  • Assistance to an Italian energy company on the acquisition of a global independent E&P company
  • Assistance to an Italian real estate fund in the procurement of a contingent title policy covering, among others, surface right and loss of rent risk.

Prior to joining HWF, Federica spent six years in the Private Equity and M&A team at Marsh, focusing on W&I and contingent risk policy placements; prior to that, she worked as an Associate in the M&A department at Legance (both in Milan and London offices).

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HWF’s ability to drive the process forward de-risks the M&A processes we are involved with. We count on their reliability and expertise, even where there are complex issues or challenging timetables

James Renahan, Travers Smith

We use HWF wherever the opportunity arises because they advise, structure and execute W&I insurance policies with great efficiency. Our trust in their service and process allows us to focus on our job resulting in positive client outcomes on their M&A deals

Helen Croke, Ropes & Gray

I am always happy to recommend HWF on deals; their in-depth experience of both M&A and the insurance market, combined with a pragmatic approach, leads to smoother processes, better coverage positions and ultimately happier clients

Aaron Fairhurst, CMS