is Managing Director
of the global private equity firm, Carlyle Group
, where he is responsible for researching and discovering opportunities in the field of buyout investments.
He holds a B.S. from Universidad IberoAmericana
, a M.S. from Stanford University
, and an MBA
from Yale School of Management
He was formerly a Managing Director and Head of Latin America for the now defunct Lehman Brothers
, where he concentrated on the development and implementation of regional strategic plans. He has also worked for Banco Santander
and Bankers Trust
and was a board member of Unica, a Mexican venture capital firm. As Managing Director of Banco Santander, he was responsible for strategy development in Latin America
and the acquisition of Banco Mexicano, the fourth largest bank in Mexico.
Avila also formed VAInvestments
, a private equity firm based in Mexico
which was financed by Banco Santander
. In addition, he was a Managing Director of VA Investments/Compass Group
, where he created strategic plans to develop private equity
and asset management
businesses in Mexico.
He is also a member of EMX capital,
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