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Francesca Micheletti reinforces competition team of FGS Global in Brussels

Brussels, 16.10.2023 - FGS Global, the world’s leading consultancy for strategic communications and public affairs, is strengthening its competition team and is pleased to welcome Francesca Micheletti as a Director in the Brussels office.

A veteran of the Brussels media landscape, Francesca brings more than 10 years of experience in reporting on the most high-profile M&A transactions and competition cases. For the past decade, she has led the merger control and regulatory beat at PaRR and Dealreporter (part of ION, formerly Acuris/ Mergermarket) as deputy bureau chief and regulatory editor EMEA, with her weekly column being a staple publication in the Brussels competition community. Francesca’s previous engagements include a stint as press officer at the European Commission, as well as a corporate communications consultancy, and as a freelance journalist with i.a. Thomson Reuters.

Biancastella de Angelis, Partner at FGS Global in Brussels: “We are immensely happy to welcome Francesca to our senior team in Brussels. We have experienced her as an extraordinarily sharp journalist and a pleasant and resourceful partner to work with. Her acumen in competition issues and navigating the intersection between Brussels policy and media will be a real asset for our clients.”

“Francesca will be a vital addition to our growing competition and deal clearance group. Clients are increasingly demanding seamless communications and public affairs support through all stages of regulatory approval of their transactions. With Francesca’s experience and network, we will be able to further establish our Brussels offering as a cornerstone in supporting our clients’ communication needs in their most high-stakes global deal and competition situations”, says Ayrton Thevissen, Partner in FGS Global’s Brussels office.

Francesca will be joining FGS Global’s Brussels team with immediate effect.


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Ayrton Thevissen
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