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Dr. Covo has 30+ years experience in the financial markets. Dr. Covo has headed corporate finance and capital markets units at Merrill Lynch; founded and ran three asset management firms (two hedge funds and one mutual fund firm); is a member of the Board of a NYSE listed bank focused on Latin America; and, since 2014, has run an expert consulting firm focused on both finance and Latin America.

Dr. Covo’s unique experience, combining deep knowledge of both financial markets and the Latin American corporate and sovereign universe, has allowed him to advise numerous family offices, financial institutions, and corporate clients on investment opportunities, deal structures, business development strategies, and valuations. In addition, Dr. Covo has experience as an expert consultant in financial litigation, M&A, enterprise and asset valuations, anti-trust litigation, and business development strategies.

Dr. Covo holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Rice University. He is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Conversational in French.