Giovanni Salvetti specializes in transitional economies with a focus on CIS-CEE.
Giovanni Salvetti joined Rothschild in 2003. He has been advising clients in the emerging markets since 1996. Giovanni has been advising on M&A, debt and equity projects in different sectors, particularly in the banking, consumer/agri, O&G, healthcare and industrial sector.
Prior to joining Rothschild, Giovanni was a Partner of the M&A boutique Franco Bernabè & C. S.p.A., specialized in telecommunications, from 1999 to 2003.
Giovanni graduated from Bocconi University (1996) and holds a Master in International Economy, from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam.
Selected advisory experience:
Advising lenders of Mriya Agroholding on the disposal of Salic (2018);
Advising the creditors of Mriya Agroholding on US$ 1.1bn bonds and loan restructuring (2018);
Advising independent directors of KazMunayGas EP JSC on the recommended buyout of minority stakes in the amount of US US$ 1.95bn (2018);
Advising Ad Hoc Committee of Fesco bondholders on US$ 875m debt restructuring (2017);
Advising the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine on its 15-year Eurobond issue in the amount of US$ 3.0bn and tender offer in the amount of US$ 1.6bn in Eurobonds with maturity in 2019 and 2020 (2017);
Advising Belarusian Alutech Group on disposal of 75% of
Alutechs shares to the Hörmann Group (2017);
Advising QIA on a joint acquisition with Glencore of a 19.5% stake in Rosneft for EUR 10.2bn (2017);
Advising PrivatBank on restructuring of the loan portfolio related to the former UBOs (2017);
Advising DTEK on restructuring of US$ 2.5bn debt (2017);
Advising Metinvest on restructuring of US$ 3.2bn debt (2017);
Disposal of Ukrsotsbank by UniCredit in exchange for a minority stake in ABH Holdings (2016);
Advising consortium of Indian O&G companies on acquisition of 23.9% stake in Vankor and acquisition of 29.9% stake in Taas
Yuryakh from Rosneft (2016);
Disposal of Pietro Barbaro Group shipping assets in Russia to Rosneft (2015);
Disposal of Arawak Energy Russia (2015);
Advising Lenta on its US$ 1.1bn IPO on the London Stock Exchange and the Moscow Exchange (2014);
Advising Tele2 on the disposal of its Kazakh JV at an implied valuation of $800m.