EMPEA Board of Directors, Managing Partner & Chairman
Victoria Capital Partners
Carlos García is the Managing Partner and Chairman of Victoria Capital Partners, a pan-regional Latin American dedicated private equity firm, and the successor to DLJ South American Partners. Prior to forming DLJ South American Partners in 2006, Mr. García joined Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette (“DLJMB”) in New York in 1995 to focus on Private Equity Investing in South America. Prior to joining DLJMB, he spent six years at Bankers Trust Company in New York, where he ran the Latin American Merger & Acquisitions and Private Equity Group, and nine years at Bank Boston Argentina, where he was head of Corporate Finance and Investment Banking. Mr. García serves on the board of directors of Grupo Santillana de Ediciones S.L., Corona Industrial, Satus Ager, Energy (Fitness Holdings SpA) and Grupo Los Grobo. Mr. García was a director of the Argentine American Chamber of Commerce, Arcos Dorados, Jugos del Valle S.A., Atlántida Comunicaciones, Grupo Peñaflor, Localiza Rent-a-Car, Cameo Marinetti S.A., L’Equipe Monteur, Zucamor S.A., Papel Misionero, Vitopel S.A. and several other private companies. In addition, Mr. Garcia was Founder and Vice Chairman of the Argentine Association of Private Equity, Venture Capital and Seed Capital. Mr. García is a Certified Public Accountant and graduated from Catholic University of Argentina.