Santiago Castillo, CFA
Santiago joined Sigrun Partners in 2017. He is part of the Investments team, within the areas of Aviation and Real Estate. Since joining Sigrun, he has been involved in structuring and financing commercial aircraft sale & leaseback operations, as well as in M&A, financing and refinancing, NPLs and Real Estate transactions in Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa. Additionally, he has carried out analyses and valuations of multiple business opportunities, as well as proposals for potential clients.
Between 2015 and 2017, he worked in the financial area of SONGA, one of the largest shrimp packers in Ecuador, leading the management of financial resources and obtaining new financing for the company. Previously, he worked in the credit risk area of a commercial bank in Ecuador, developing and implementing risk rating systems. He has also been a financial advisor to a brokerage house in Ecuador on financing and M&A operations and capital markets.
He is a Commercial Engineer with a specialization in Finance from the Federico Santa María Technical University (Chile), an MBA from IESE Business School and is a CFA Charterholder.