Carlos is a 30-year veteran international investment banker who pioneered a number of financial products, such as the trading and swapping of emerging markets
sovereign loans in the wake of the 1982 Mexican debt crisis, the trading market for derivatives on emerging markets bonds and loans, the first non-dilutive CET1
transaction compliant with Basel III rules, and the first Chapter 11 filing for a Latin American issuer.
B.Sc./M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from Universidad de Buenos Aires
MBA (Finance) from Cornell University
Financial Engineering (Columbia)
Data Science (Johns Hopkins)
Machine Learning (Stanford)
Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) – (AICPA)
- English (fluent)
- Spanish (fluent)
- French (fluent)
- Italian (conversational)
- Portuguese (conversational)
- German (conversational)
- Arabic (conversational)
- Hebrew (conversational)
Chapter 11 Plan Solicitation Agent ($220 mm) for Trump Ocean Club (Panama), the first ever Chapter 11 filing for a Latin American issuer.
Executed $4 bb liability management transaction on behalf of a foreign Central Bank.
Financial Advisor to and Lead Negotiator for the Ad-Hoc Committee of Tier 2 Creditors of Allied Irish Bank (GBP700 mm Subordinated Liabilities Order litigation).
Creator of $1.2 bb “Abadi Plan” (incorporated into the Refco Disclosure Statement) as an enhancement to the recovery of Refco Capital Markets’ customers.
Financial Advisor to the $320 mm Ad-Hoc Creditors Committee of BII Creditanstalt, Cayman subsidiary of Hypovereinsbank.
Financial Advisor to dissident bondholder group of Oi S.A. (Brazil), the largest ever corporate default in Latin America.
Sell-side M&A advisor to mid-size Brazilian bank.
Financial Advisor to Autlan, a publicly-listed Mexican conglomerate on covenant relief with respect to $80mm bank debt.
Buy-side Advisor to MENA Bank in European Bank Acquisition.
Financial Advisor and Placement Agent in first-ever non-dilutive, Basel III-compliant, CET1 $100 mm Capital Increase for EM Bank.
Buy-side advisor to WL Ross in European Bank Acquisition.
Financial Advisor to the Province of Mendoza, Argentina in the restructuring of $500 mm bank debt.
Pioneer in the development and trading of derivatives on Emerging Markets Debt.
Financial Advisor to and Exclusive Agent for the Foreign Trade Bank of Bulgaria (Bulbank) in the repurchase of $300 mm pre-Bradt debt.
Financial Advisor to and Execution Agent for the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan repurchase of a substantial portion of its pre-Brady debt.
Pioneer in the development in the trading and swap market for Emerging Markets Debt, following the 1982 Mexican default.
Articles from Carlos
An Exploration of the Consequences of Deviations From the Absolute Priority Rule
December 19, 2020
The Secondary Market as an Expediter of the Sovereign Debt Restructuring Process
June 8, 2020
What Is the Optimal Fiscal Policy Response to the COVID-19 Recession?
April 14, 2020
Markets in the Times of Corona: A Cognitive Neuroscience Approach
March 24, 2020
A Skeptic’s Guide to the Unusual Behavior of Litigation Agents
January 7, 2020
The Odyssey of Financial Restructuring Under the US Bankruptcy Code
December 15, 2019
Argentina DSA (Continued): The (Non-)Use of Machine Learning Models
November 25, 2019
New York’s Expert Discovery Rules Are Antiquated and Hurt My Business
November 10, 2019
Q: What Happens When a Blockchain Company Fails in the US? A: A Nightmare
October 20, 2019
Debt Sustainability in Lebanon: an Econometric Approach
October 16, 2019
The State of Private Equity: The Outlook is Bright and Firms Need to Evolve Accordingly
October 13, 2019
The Lure of the Cybersecurity Practice and a Proposed Policy Response
September 22, 2019
Anti-Activism Defense: Accurately Modeling the Activists’ Decision Breakeven
July 15, 2019