MADRID, SPAIN, July 2, 2019 – Rubicon Capital Advisors (“Rubicon”), a global leading investment banking advisory firm, is pleased to welcome a new addition to the firm’s executive team to meet the increasing transactional demand in Spain and throughout Latin America. Ana Maria Vidaurre, former Managing Director and head of infrastructure transactions in Latin America for the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (“CDPQ”), joins Rubicon as a Managing Director with a rich 20 plus year career in the infrastructure sector to lead the firm’s Madrid office and support infrastructure related investment banking efforts.
“Ana Maria is a proven leader that brings world-class experience to our growing team and will have immediate impact in how we service global investors across the infrastructure sector,” stated Rubicon CEO Conor Kelly. “She shares our conviction and passion in innovating banking solutions that impact our forward looking 21st century clients, and will be instrumental in continuing to build Rubicon into the preeminent purpose-driven banking brand it has already become.”
“I very much look forward to lending my expertise and experience in the infrastructure sector to Rubicon’s talented and impressive team,” noted Rubicon Managing Director Ana Maria Vidaurre. “It is an exciting time to join the firm given its long-standing reputation in Spain and its global expansion into Latin America and other key markets.”
Through her previous role at CDPQ, she was responsible for developing and implementing deployment investment strategies focused on infrastructure assets in Latin America. In addition, Vidaurre’s role included the identification and targeting of strategic partners to undertake joint investments throughout the region. She comes to Rubicon with vast global experience across a wide array of sub sectors in the infrastructure and energy markets. Before joining CDPQ, she served as Principal Investment Officer for the structured and corporate finance department of the Inter-American Development Bank, and prior to that, served at CAF Latin American Development Bank. Vidaurre is also an Advisory Board Member at Harvard University’s Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure.
Vidaurre’s joining Rubicon compliments the firm’s leadership in the Spanish market, having been ranked #1 Advisor in Spain for number of deals closed by MergerMarket for the 3-year period between 2016-2018.
About Rubicon Capital Advisors
Rubicon is one of the world’s leading investment banking firms focused solely on the infrastructure, energy & utilities sectors. With offices in Europe, the Americas and Asia, along with further expansion plans in 2019, the firm has a truly global reach. Since inception in 2011, Rubicon has closed on the sale, acquisition or refinancing of over 100 essential infrastructure, energy & utilities assets located across Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia with a combined enterprise value in excess of USD $50 billion. The firm is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland and its U.S. affiliate is a member of FINRA and SIPC and registered as a broker-dealer with the SEC. Learn more about the firm at: www.rubiconcapitaladvisors.com and by following Rubicon Capital Advisors on LinkedIn.
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