BroadSpan, Mergers Alliance partner in Central America, Miami, Brazil and the Caribbean, reinforces Latam footprint with Mexico expansion

We are pleased to announce that BroadSpan Capital has expanded its operations in Mexico through the establishment of a presence in Mexico City and the hiring of senior banker Luis Camarena as Managing Director and Head of Mexico. With this expansion Mergers Alliance coverage in Latin America will include Central America, Caribbean, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Chile.

Prior to joining BroadSpan, Mr. Camarena headed the Mexico operations of European investment banking firm Alantra for three years. Prior to Alantra, Luis was a Director of Rothschild’s Mexico team for over eight years where he led numerous successful restructurings and M&A transactions. Prior to Rothschild, Mr. Camarena worked at both Lehman Brothers and JP Morgan in the Investment Banking groups in Mexico City, Monterrey, and New York.

“We are delighted to bring Luis into the BroadSpan / Mergers Alliance structure. It is rare to find a banker of his caliber that has not only the proven restructuring and M&A track record, but also successful experience working in both the bulge bracket and boutique environments. A fantastic fit for all parties.” said Mike Gerrard, BroadSpan’s CEO. “I’m excited to join a team of bankers with an unmatched level of experience and track record that has successfully built a true US-Latin American IB platform. BroadSpan’s longstanding leadership in cross border M&A will bring significant value to our clients as we expand in what is the second largest economy in Latin America.” commented Mr. Camarena.

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