Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Francesco Filia to MacroVoices. Erik and Francesco discuss:
- DeFi – Decentralized Finance
- Will bonds be replaced with new credit instruments?
- The next step leading to DeFi
- Displaced bonds and what that would mean for investors
- Cryptocurrency and digital lending
- What to expect in digitization of financial industry
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Francesco heads all portfolio management and research related activities at Fasanara. He also spearheads the identification and implementation of all relevant portfolio tail hedging strategies.
Prior to co-founding Fasanara, Francesco was Managing Director and EMEA Head of the MidCaps & Principal Investors group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. In his role, Francesco directed Bank of America Merrill Lynch operations across Europe, Middle East and Africa with responsibilities on multi- strategy, multi-assets portfolio solutions.
Prior to joining Merrill Lynch in 2000, Francesco was a research analyst at JP Morgan Securities where he published several research white papers covering areas such as derivatives modeling and fixed income / volatility strategies. Francesco is a graduate of Bocconi University in Milan and a scholar of Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam.