Professional Team
Professional Team

Alessio Mazzanti

Managing Director

Over 30 years of experience in investment banking, corporate finance and business management in USA, Latin America and the Caribbean. Previously, investment banker with Pan American Finance from 2005 to 2011, finance advisor focused on M&A and capital raising transactions for the medium sized market in Latin America and the Caribbean.

From 2001 to 2005 worked with Valorem, investment arm of the Santo Domingo Group, as financial advisor and manager for a number of their companies. Investment banker with Violy, Byorum & Partners in New York from 1996 to 2001, originating and executing M&A transactions in Latin America. Engineering degree and Master in Business Administration from Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá DC, Colombia); post-graduate education from Harvard Business School (Boston, USA), Kellogg School of Management (Chicago, USA) and London School of Economics (London, UK).

Alessio Mazzanti

Managing Director

Over 30 years of experience in investment banking, corporate finance and business management in USA, Latin America and the Caribbean. Previously, investment banker with Pan American Finance from 2005 to 2011, finance advisor focused on M&A and capital raising transactions for the medium sized market in Latin America and the Caribbean.

From 2001 to 2005 worked with Valorem, investment arm of the Santo Domingo Group, as financial advisor and manager for a number of their companies. Investment banker with Violy, Byorum & Partners in New York from 1996 to 2001, originating and executing M&A transactions in Latin America. Engineering degree and Master in Business Administration from Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá DC, Colombia); post-graduate education from Harvard Business School (Boston, USA), Kellogg School of Management (Chicago, USA) and London School of Economics (London, UK).

Roberto Sánchez

Managing Director

Roberto has an extensive investment banking background having worked in over US$ 7 billion in closed M&A transactions and debt and equity financings for a variety of USA, Latin American and European clients across Latin America throughout his +25-year career. From 2004 to 2014 worked as a Director at Athelera advising financial institutions, retailers, industrials and media and entertainment companies in the region. Prior to that, he worked as a Vice President at Violy, Byorum and Partners from 1997 through 2003 where he specialized in the region, including media, consumer goods, building materials and financial services industries. Roberto started his career at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in 1994 where he was a Financial Analyst in the Corporate Finance and Financial Institutions Group.

Roberto is an Applied Mathematics-Economics honors graduate at Brown University where he was named a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economics Honors Society) and Sigma Chi (Scientific Honors Society) as well as named recipient of the Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award.

Roberto Sánchez

Managing Director

Roberto has an extensive investment banking background having worked in over US$ 7 billion in closed M&A transactions and debt and equity financings for a variety of USA, Latin American and European clients across Latin America throughout his +25-year career. From 2004 to 2014 worked as a Director at Athelera advising financial institutions, retailers, industrials and media and entertainment companies in the region. Prior to that, he worked as a Vice President at Violy, Byorum and Partners from 1997 through 2003 where he specialized in the region, including media, consumer goods, building materials and financial services industries. Roberto started his career at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in 1994 where he was a Financial Analyst in the Corporate Finance and Financial Institutions Group.

Roberto is an Applied Mathematics-Economics honors graduate at Brown University where he was named a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economics Honors Society) and Sigma Chi (Scientific Honors Society) as well as named recipient of the Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award.