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ACGM Adds to its NY IB&A Team

New York, NY – ACGM announced today that late last year Santiago Muchinik joined its New York based Investment Banking & Advisory team. Mr. Muchinik will focus on serving the firm’s clients in the U.S. and Latin America, delivering compelling solutions to meet their financial needs. His addition represents ACGM’s continued commitment to offering clients an exceptional team of investment banking professionals who are focused on value accretive solutions.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Muchinik has developed extensive relationships with corporates, financials and investors across the U.S., Latin America and Europe – including banks, hedge funds and family offices. He has a large amount of experience working on real estate, credit and private equity transactions.

Mr. Muchinik has been a Managing Director at Buenos Aires based investment firm, Knightsbridge Partners, since 2013 and continues to serve in this capacity. He has analyzed and structured numerous investments for Knightsbridge’s predominantly Latin American clients. Prior to joining ACGM’s Investment Banking & Advisory team, he also worked as an Associate at Axia Ventures, a Latin American private equity group focused on Brazil and Argentina. As part of this role, he managed the fund raising for Axia’s Latin American Fund and worked on transactions in the Internet, Biotechnology and SaaS sectors. Mr. Muchinik began his career as a Financial Analyst at Banco Columbia. During his time at the bank, he designed strategies for the FX, money market and derivatives proprietary trading desks. He also worked extensively within the bank’s Asset Liability Management (ALM) group, producing reports for the ALM committee on GAP, VAR, term structure, short term liquidity and stress tests.

Mr. Muchinik previously served as a Director on the Board of the Oxford and Cambridge Argentina Alumni Association. He earned his MSc in Financial Economics from the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford and a BSc in Economics from the University of Buenos Aires. Mr. Muchinik is bilingual in Spanish and English. He holds FINRA Series 63 and 79 licenses.

Upon announcing the new addition to the team, ACGM’s CEO - Carlos Abadi - commented that he was extremely pleased to have Santiago onboard.

“Santiago is an exceptionally talented economist and finance professional who I have known personally for a number of years. We are all thrilled to have him join our New York team. His intellect, values, demeanor and experience make him an ideal addition”.

ACGM Investment Banking & Advisory team has recently sought to continue growth in its three main areas of expertise: financial institutions, emerging markets and restructurings & special situations. ACGM has carved out a niche working on engagements which fall within one or more of these categories.

About Abadi & Co.

Founded in 1991, Abadi & Co. is an investment banking boutique which specializes in three core areas: emerging markets, financial institutions and restructuring & special situations. By focusing on these three areas of expertise, Abadi & Co. has built a team of independent specialists–Fluent in Finance®–who serve as powerful advocates for clients, focused on protecting their financial interests and delivering practical, high-value financial solutions. The Abadi & Co. team prides itself on its ability to guide clients through difficult and groundbreaking transactions, even in situations where the structuring complexities and challenges would have thwarted others.

Abadi & Co.’s experienced team works on a range of transactions, including mergers & acquisitions, debt & equity capital markets issues and recapitalizations. It caters to a global client base which includes companies, governments and financial institutions, across North America, Latin America, Europe and the Middle East. The firm’s specialization approach means that it only takes on engagements if they fall within one or more of its core areas of expertise, allowing it to assign a strong team to every engagement, providing clients with the attention and intellectual capital they deserve. The firm’s clients appreciate having direct access to a senior banker 24/7; they value the discretion of Abadi & Co.'s smaller team and are relieved of the conflict of interest concerns inherent in working with larger investment banks, which often look to cross-sell other products and services. In order to prevent conflicts of interest, and to ensure the independence of the firm's advice, Abadi & Co. does not conduct trading or manage investments. 

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