STANHOPE CAPITAL APPOINTS MEXICO’S FORMER FINANCE MINISTER AND RENOWNED ECONOMIST TO ITS ADVISORY BOARD

Stanhope Capital reinforces commitment to Latin American market

Stanhope Capital, the global investment firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mexico’s former Finance Minister, and renowned Mexican economist Dr Pedro Aspe, to its Advisory Board with immediate effect.  He will sit alongside other industry and finance doyens including Lord Browne, the former BP Chief Executive and Sir Martin Sorrell, Chief Executive of WPP. A major public figure, Dr Aspe will be instrumental in Stanhope Capital’s continued expansion of its client base in Latin America.

Joining Stanhope Capital’s Advisory Board is the latest step in Dr Aspe’s long and illustrious career which spans four decades in the areas of academia, Federal Government, and domestic and international private sectors.

Dr Aspe was Secretary of the Treasury in Mexico between 1988 and 1994.

Upon leaving government in 1994, he proceeded to found Protego, one of the first Mexican investment banks in 1996.  Protego joined forces with Evercore Partners, a leading US investment bank in 2006, and the combined business successfully listed on the New York Stock Exchange in the same year.  Dr. Aspe held the position of Co-Chairman of Evercore Partners from 2006 until his retirement in February 2017.

Daniel Pinto, Founding Partner and Chief Executive of Stanhope Capital, commented on this latest key appointment:

“We are delighted to welcome someone of Pedro Aspe’s calibre to Stanhope Capital.  His track record speaks for itself.  His wealth of experience in government, economics, trade and investment will bring a unique and invaluable perspective to our business as we continue to expand our reach in Latin America.”

Dr Aspe added: 

“I am delighted to accept the invitation to join Stanhope Capital’s Advisory Board.  I have known the firm for a long time, and it will be honour to be associated with such a revered business, and to assist with its future growth in Latin America.”

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