Mario Santarelli

Managing Partner at Alba Capital Partners, a Private Equity firm focused in middle market opportunities in Argentina and Uruguay.

Mario Santarelli is an industrial engineer, graduated from Instituto Tecnológico Buenos Aires – ITBA (1992) and with an MBA from Kellogg Business School (1997). He has more than 20 years of experience in operational and private equity positions in Argentina. He started his career in Unistar (petrochemical division of Monsanto Co) as a sales engineer prior to pursuing his MBA at Kellogg Business School. During the following years he had leading roles in different companies: he was head of commercial planning at BankBoston (a retail and corporate regional bank), senior private equity Investment Officer at the Perez Companc Family Group ( family office), and general manager at The Investment Company (an asset management and financial advisory firm). In 2007 he became CFO of Medanito (a middle market energy company in Argentina) where he worked for 10 years, and left to start Alba Capital Partners, a PE firm that invests in middle market opportunities in Argentina and Uruguay by contributing capital, strategy and management.

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