SinoLatin Capital, an investment firm focused on natural resource transactions between China and Latin America, is pleased to announce that Peter Vonk will be joining SinoLatin Capital as Independent Board Director. Mr. Vonk is a seasoned veteran in financing and investing in Latin America with over 30 years of experience.
Peter Vonk held the position of Corporate Vice President to the Productive and Financial Sector of Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) from 2002 to August 2012. As part of his vice-presidency, Mr. Vonk was responsible for providing various financial products and services for the development of the private sector in CAF’s shareholder countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Additionally, he participated in investment funds and provided financial advisory services to the different governments in their dealings with the private sector and the raising of finance and equity for projects and companies.
Previous to Mr. Vonk’s position at CAF, he was a Director at Morgan Grenfell/Deutsche Bank from 1990 until early 2002, responsible for business in Venezuela, Central America and the Caribbean. Additionally, in this position he worked extensively in the Andean countries. His responsibilities at Deutsche Bank included origination and execution of corporate and structured finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, privatizations, among other services. Before working for Deutsche Bank, he was Vice-President at the Chase Manhattan Bank, Director at Banco Mercantil (Venezuela), and F. Van Lanschot Bankiers (The Netherlands). Mr. Vonk has participated in a great number of transactions in the main sectors of economic activity in Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Guatemala, El Salvador, Panama, Dominican Republic and Trinidad & Tobago.
“We are delighted to have Peter joining our Board. His extensive experience in Latin America’s capital markets will be an asset to our team as we continue our efforts to expand our private equity and investment banking practices,” said Luis Gomez Cobo, Chairman of SinoLatin Capital.
Mr. Vonk holds a degree in Pedagogy and studied Economics at the Institute for Social Science in The Hague. Additionally, he has participated as a speaker in numerous conferences related to financing and investing in the Latin American and development of the private sector in the region.
About SinoLatin Capital
SinoLatin Capital is the leading investment platform focused exclusively on China and Latin America. It generates long-term value for its clients and stakeholders through alternative investments management and financial advisory. With deep roots in Latin America and China, SinoLatin Capital has developed a unique understanding of the interrelationships between the two regions. SinoLatin Capital creates value through investment products that benefit from these regional complementarities.