Alan has 17 years of experience as an investment banker and financial manager at several top-tier banks and corporations. At BankBoston, Alan led prominent debt restructurings in Argentina and conducted over 100 mergers and reorganizations as Financial Manager for Multicanal (Clarin Group). Previously, Alan served as Relationship Manager within the Corporate and Investment Banking units of Banco de Galicia and HSBC. He holds a degree in business administration from the University of Buenos Aires.
Darshan Rathod is based out of India and specializes in lead advisory and asset management. He also helps develop and manage the firm’s relationships with various players in the investor-entrepreneur ecosystem. Darshan has a passion for numbers and a keen interest in entrepreneurship. Following his father’s footsteps, he began his career as a Chartered Accountant. He holds a masters degree in Commerce from the University of Pune and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, both of which were accorded with distinction. Darshan is also an alumni of XLRI Jamshedpur, where he did his MBA in Finance. He was honored with the OP Jindal Management Scholarship at XLRI Jamshedpur. At XLRI, Darshan co-founded a social entrepreneurship venture Parichay with three of his batchmates, focused on promotion & sale of handicrafts in India – Parichay was the first venture funded by the XLRI Social Entrepreneurship Trust. Darshan also led the Young Indians Chapter of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII-Yi) at XLRI and was a founding member of the Committee for Consulting and Entrepreneurship at XLRI. He is currently a member of the Pune Chapter of The IndUS Entrepreneurs (TiE). Darshan had earlier garnered diverse experience during his stints at RREEF (Deutsche Bank Real Estate Private Equity), Ernst & Young (E&Y) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Barbara has a Master’s Degree in International Economics at Bocconi University, Milan and an International Master in Economic Science at Erasmus University, Rotterdam. She had a 18 years experience at STMicroelectronics, an Italian-French leading manufacturer of electronic components. She has assumed various roles: from 1995 to 1997 Business and Financial Controller; from 1998 to 2002 Business Unit Manager; from 2003 to 2004 Marketing Manager in Milan offices. From 2005 to 2013 Barbara has served as Director of M&A, Corporate Strategy and Business Development at the STMicroelectronics headquarters in Geneva. She has a specific experience in complex M&A cross-border transactions, in corporate strategy and business development. From September 2014 Barbara is Associate Partner at Cavour Corporate Finance.
Bob is a leading China M&A advisor with over 20 years of China experience and is fluent in Mandarin Chinese. Bob was head of China M&A for the global investment banking division of HSBC. Previously, Bob worked as a senior banker at CICC, China’s top local investment bank and a joint venture of Morgan Stanley, and played a key role in building CICC’s M&A practice. He has led a wide range of acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, JVs, IPOs and restructurings across many industries. Before his investment banking career, Bob practiced corporate and international trade law in Washington, DC and New York and holds J.D. and M.S.F.S degrees from Georgetown University and a B.A. from Columbia University.
Karl brings 20 years of M&A experience to Woodbridge International. He has acted as an advisor to sellers and buyers across various business sectors and has completed many successful transactions in Germany and cross border. Karl has worked on numerous M&A mandates in distribution, manufacturing, chemistry and business services, and he continues to assist business owners and buyers through the process of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures in the lower middle-market. Earlier in his career, Karl was CEO at a plastics and metal working company with international activities, where he spent over fifteen years in a variety of key management roles. He also was nominated in several supervisory and advisory boards in manufacturing and services industries. Karl graduated as Diplom-Kaufmann in Business Administration at University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany.
Prior to joining Woodbridge, Dirk-Jan was a principal of the Vorgers Bower Group, an international consulting firm providing advisory services on business development and mergers and acquisitions. There he managed numerous international M&A transactions involving businesses across a range of industries, as well as developing new Web-based applications to improve the due diligence process. Woodbridge clients benefit from Dirk-Jan’s extensive international experience and technical expertise. He holds a Master degree in Industrial Engineering & Management from the University of Twente, The Netherlands, where he specialized in Logistics and International Management. He also recently earned a CM&AA (Certified Mergers & Acqusition Advisor) Certificate from Loyola University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business.
金融およびプラニングにおいて30年の経験持ち主。メキシコで4番目に大手のファイナンシャルグループ、Grupo Financiero Banorteで管理職を経験、Staff Financieroコンサルティング会社では専務取締役を務める。Banpais Bankでは金融プラニングの指揮者として活躍。モンテレイ工科大学にて産業工学を専攻、MBA取得。Instituto Panamericano de Alta Direccion-Harvardにて上級管理職プログラム修士。
Margarita brings more than 15 years of experience leading investment banking department in several brokerage firms, where she has closed important transactions for several clients. She has a wide experience in international fund raising for Colombian clients. Margarita holds an Economics Degree from Universidad Javeriana.