Alex Diaz is based in Panama. He has been actively involved in M&A and capital raising transactions for client companies in several industries especially in Central America and the Andes region. He has also considerable experience in senior and subordinated debt raising transactions having helped clients in the Andes region raise over $100M in senior debt that has had as main use of funds liability management processes.
Alex has over 19 years of investment banking experience working with companies in various industries, including Outdoor Media, Financial Services, and Publishing. He represented an important media group in the region in the acquisition of a larger regional publishing company targeting the business news segment throughout Central America. He carried out industry analysis, valuation, and sale of the largest outdoor media business operation in El Salvador. Alex represented the largest outdoor media operator in Honduras in the sale of its main assets to a US-based company. During the regional consolidation process being experienced in the financial services industry in Central America, Alex was involved in the sale of an insurance company, and two local banks. He represented a pension fund in Honduras during negotiations and sales of several of the fund’s assets including 3 important radio frequencies in the country.
Alex was previously a Senior Associate at Provident Group, he was responsible for industry analysis, financial modeling, and memoranda preparation. Alex was involved in advising Provident Group’s clients in Guatemala during the acquisition of distressed loans from Hamilton Bank through an auction organized by the FDIC in the US. Alex was also involved in designing and structuring a 3-phase capitalization program for one of the main financial groups in Central America.
Before Provident Group, Alex was an Independent Consultant for the IADB involved in supporting an e-commerce project for several microenterprises in Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Mexico. Alex was also an Independent Consultant for the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture.
Alex holds a BA in Economics from Florida Atlantic University.