Anthony Calabro is an experienced senior lawyer, commercial strategist and established entrepreneur who now applies his proven knowledge and expertise in international finance and corporate law, business structuring, and deal execution to a range of positive impact-focused enterprises having most recently founded Wolfstar Ventures, which provides legal, commercial and capital raising advice to leading financial institutions, corporates as well businesses in the digital, media, technology and ESG sectors.
A trusted advisor with a track record of leading £multi-million finance and corporate transactions, Anthony also regularly helps high-profile businesses and industry leaders negotiate and execute complex international transactions in cross-border finance, restructuring, corporate and commercial transactions, regulation as well as risk and compliance.
Previously, Anthony spent 10 years practicing law at top-tier international law firms and financial institutions. Anthony has worked for ANZ Banking Group, Freshfields and Hogan Lovells. His clients have included HSBC, RBS, Nomura, Barclays, Hewlett Packard, RBS, Pearson, Credit Suisse, General Electric and BlueScope Steel among others. Anthony is also an associate of the Milken Institute’s Young Leaders Circle, an independent think tank dedicated to solving global economic and social development challenges.
Anthony brings the benefit of highly transferable commercial and legal skills to any engagement. Professional skills and accomplishments include:
- Leading £multi-million international corporate and banking transactions including management and oversight of team members;
-Negotiation, execution and transaction/project management skills ensuring successful completion of transactions on time and within budget;
-Performing in-depth business and legal analysis in order to identify potential risks, develop mitigation solutions and formulate strategic action plans to ensure positive impact on the profitability and compliance of a business;
-Ability to interpret complex commercial, legal and regulatory concepts for management and key decision makers;
-A thorough understanding of the legal and commercial implications of corporate structures; Collaborative and flexible management style that allows for the input of others;
-Highly-motivated and success-oriented business development skills; Enterprising and entrepreneurial approach to creative problem solving; and
-Access to a vast network of corporates, entrepreneurs and investors.
Anthony is always interested in supporting the following clients:
- Businesses looking for legal and commercial strategy support.
- Entrepreneurs/businesses who require funding or who are building transformational technologies in the advanced technology and ESG sectors.
- Investors interested in commercial/sustainable investment opportunities.