New York, New York, November 18, 2015. Blackstone (NYSE:BX) today announced the appointment of Isauro Alfaro as Senior Advisor to the firm based in Monterrey, Mexico. Mr. Alfaro will provide the firm strategic counsel on investment opportunities in the Mexican market.
“I am delighted that Isauro has agreed to join our team as a Senior Advisor,” said Tony James, President and Chief Operating Officer, Blackstone. “His strong record of success and local perspective on the Mexican market will be an asset for us as we continue to explore investment opportunities in the country.”
Mr. Alfaro is co-founder of Alfaro, Dávila y Ríos, S.C., (ADR) a leading independent M&A and restructuring advisory firm in Mexico. Before founding ADR, he worked with Tony James as a Managing Director and Head of Credit Suisse Mexico and Co-Head of Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette Mexico (DLJ) before its acquisition by Credit Suisse. Mr. Alfaro has 28 years of investment banking experience and has been involved in a wide variety of transactions including cross-border M&A, privatizations, restructurings, and international debt and equity financings.
“I am very pleased to join Blackstone,” added Mr. Isauro Alfaro. “I am joining the firm at such an exciting time, as it seeks to further expand its activities in Mexico. I look forward to working closely with the firm’s talented team to identify attractive opportunities to help grow their business.”
Mr. Alfaro received a Bachelor of Engineering from Tecnológico de Monterrey and an MBA from The Wharton School.
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