Guillermo Vallejo, Finance Expert in Bogotá - Bogota, Colombia
Guillermo Vallejo

Finance Expert in Bogotá - Bogota, Colombia

Member since April 20, 2020
Guillermo is an investment professional with over 10 years of private equity, real estate private equity, and investment banking (M&A) experience. His expertise includes execution of private equity and real estate investments, management of portfolio companies, capital raising at the debt and equity level, and M&A transactions. Guillermo holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of the Andes in Bogota, Colombia.
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  • Director

    2018 - PRESENT
    Grupo Pegasus
    • Executed a growth equity investment in a specialized beauty retailer. I assessed the investment opportunity, conducted due diligence, and structured and executed the transaction.
    • Led the sale of a 52.5% stake in a 55,000 sqm greenfield shopping mall to a leading publicly listed shopping mall company ($135 million asset cost). I co-led the arrangement of financing with a leading regional bank.
    • Oversaw and approved the rollout of six new assets for a hostel-booking platform. I executed the capital raise to continue platform expansion from a leading Latin American family office.
    • Led the expansion plan for a senior living platform including asset development and acquisition (two assets closed to date). I also led the financing arrangement from a leading Colombian bank for both assets.
    Focus areas: Investing, Capital Raising, Financing, M&A (Buy-side), Portfolio Management
  • Investments Associate

    2015 - 2018
    Equity International
    • Executed a growth equity investment in a telecommunication infrastructure company located in Chile, Colombia, and Peru. I led underwriting and due diligence and developed the post-closing action plan.
    • Collaborated with the management team in a capital raise for an industrial real estate platform in Mexico. I led the successful monetization of Equity International’s stake.
    • Oversaw the portfolio company's management team in a transformative add-on acquisition of a key competitor. I also led the underwriting and capital raise of Equity International's follow-on investment.
    Focus areas: Investments, M&A (Buy-side), Capital Raising, Portfolio Management, Real Estate, Private Equity
  • Summer Associate

    2014 - 2014
    Goldman Sachs
    • Served as an advisor to an industrial conglomerate evaluating a potential separation. I analyzed the potential value unlocked under different scenarios and recommended an optimal break-up strategy.
    • Assisted an industrial conglomerate with an anti-raid strategy against a leading activist hedge fund and the pursuit of a merger of equals with a leading competitor.
    • Advised a manufacturing company on an assessment of the potential impact and synergies of acquiring an IoT software target.
    Focus areas: Investment Banking
  • Associate

    2005 - 2013
    Estrategias Corporativas
    • Managed the execution of multiple sell-side and buy-side transactions in more than 10 industries.
    • Served as a sell-side advisor in the sale of Colombia’s largest pharmaceutical company to a leading Chilean pharmaceutical company.
    • Participated as a sell-side advisor in the sale of the Andean region’s leading credit bureau to Experian.
    Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)


  • MBA in Business
    2013 - 2015
    Harvard Business School - Boston, MA, USA
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering
    2004 - 2009
    University of the Andes - Bogota, Colombia

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