Co-founder and Managing Partner
Julio has 25+ years of experience in cross-border principal investments and M&A, having previously worked at institutions such as Global Emerging Markets Group (Managing Director and Head for Latin America), Violy Byorum & Partners (Director and Head of Analytics -- Latin America), Wasserstein Perella (Vice President-International), Citibank (Latin America Private Banking) and Morgan Stanley (Analyst). He has developed particular expertise in structuring foreign investments in Latin America in industries as diverse as media/telecom, manufacturing, retailing, energy, oil & gas, plastics and steel. Julio's functional areas of expertise include M&A advisory, corporate finance and valuation in emerging markets. Julio regularly consults for leading international M&A institutions such as Perella Weinberg and Violy & Company.
Julio holds an MBA from Harvard Business School (1990), a master's degree with honors in systems engineering from the University of Pennsylvania (1985) and a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1984). He holds FINRA licenses Series 7, 24, 27, 63, 82 and 99. He was born and raised in Mexico City and is a dual US-Mexico citizen.
Julio co-created NYBay Capital with Vanessa Ruiz and several senior consultants in Latin America (specifically Argentina, Chile, Central America, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay) when he recognized an underserved M&A market emerging in Latin America. He leverages his extensive network of top government and corporate decision makers in the region to help facilitate deal flows that are otherwise challenged without a knowledgeable intermediary.