Cristina Palma


Originally based in her home country of Italy, Cristina now specializes in Capital Markets and Governance at A&O Shearman, using her international experience to work on both European and American matters.

In the European market world, Cristina assists major domestic and international financial institutions and corporations in relation to capital markets deals, including public offerings, EMTN and ECP Programs and standalone issuances. In the U.S. sphere, Cristina helps represent underwriters and issuers across a wide range of sectors in public and private offerings of debt securities, liability management transactions, SEC-registered and exempt equity IPOs, follow-ons and rights offerings, high yields, project bonds. Cristina has also gained experience in sustainable finance, working on green bonds, social bonds and sustainability-linked bond issuances.



Avvocato, Italy, 2016


J.D., Luiss Guido Carli University, 2016


Italian, English
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