Columbus Zuma Investment Banking
Alejandro Dillon is founder and Managing Partner of Columbus Merchant Banking, and has more than 30 years of Investment Banking experience with investors, corporates and governments.
During his career, Mr. Dillon was involved in more than 150 transactions totaling a volume exceeding US$ 25 billions, many of which have been landmark transactions in the Latin American marketplace.
Before founding Columbus, Mr. Dillon worked for 18 years at Citigroup. Between 2002 and 2004 Mr. Dillon, together with his current partners, led the Argentina Corporate Finance Team responsible for the redeployment of the corporate restructuring portfolios generated after the crisis. Mr. Dillon was the M&A Head of Citigroup in the Southern Cone from 1997 to 2002, before that he was Managing Director of Citicorp Capital Markets S.A. and acted as Investment Banking Deputy Head in Argentina.
Alejandro Dillon holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) and has attended the Advance Development Program at the London Business School (“LBS-ADP25”). Mr. Dillon has been professor of the Master in Finance at Saint Andrew’s University (Argentina) from 2002 to 2007. He was a Member of the LBS International Alumni Board from 1999 to 2005. He is also Member and Director of the Argentine Council for Foreign Relations. Mr. Dillo has been member of the Advisory Board at I.A.E. Business School Center for Entrepreneurship (Argentina) and has collaborated with Endevor (Argentina) and New Ventures (USA). Mr. Dillon has also worked actively with the Argentine Securities and Exchange Commission and the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange.
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