Bio's



Violy McCausland-Seve

CEO


Ms. McCausland-Seve has been successfully completing carrying out value-added transactions and providing advisory services for the past 30 years. She is recognized as the most successful banker on Wall Street focusing on Latin America. Furthermore, she has pioneered restructuring, mergers & acquisitions, and capital raising for Latin American companies, giving her the most hands-on experience in the region. Over her career, Ms. McCausland-Seve has personally led more than US$65 billion in successful transactions, not including the transactions made by other members of teams she has led. Ms. McCausland-Seve has an extensive track record of structuring transactions such as mergers, divestitures, acquisitions, spin-offs, public and private [read more]


Juan Osorio

Director, Head of Business Development

Mr. Osorio is currently Director and Head of Business Development at Violy & Company. Prior to this he held several positions within the firm including Chief Operating Officer, and Country Manager for Colombia.  Mr. Osorio has worked extensively in the Beverage, Packaging, Biofuels, Sugar and Media industries in Europe and Latin America. His work experience in these sectors includes [read more]

Andres Certain

Associate

Joining Violy & Company in 2006, Andres Certain advises on the legal implications of complex, cross-border transactions and has served in strategic analytic support of major transactions such as the sale of the largest sugar operation in Honduras for approximately US $100 million and the acquisition of VME Media by PRISA.  Mr. Certain previously worked as a Senior Attorney at [read more]

Jorge Bonetti

Associate

Jorge Bonetti has worked in Violy & Company since 2009 and has been an integral member of the internal Prisa Team. Prior to joining Violy & Company, Mr. Bonetti worked as a financial analyst at Palm Fund, LLC in the Dominican Republic. Mr. Bonetti received a BS from Boston College and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business. Jorge Bonetti is passionate about [read more]

Juan Manuel Torrado

Associate

Mr. Juan Manuel Torrado joined Violy and Company in July 2008 after working in the Investor Relations Division at Ecopetrol S.A., and as Financial Analyst at Advance Consultores, developing consulting advisory to various companies in the areas of road concessions and developing financial appraisals. Juan Manuel also struck out as a professor of Macroeconomics and Finance at the Universidad de [read more]

Daniel Botero

Associate

Daniel Botero joined the Violy & Company team in August 2010. He holds a B.S. in Economics with a minor in Business from Universidad de los Andes (Colombia), where he is currently finishing his M.S. in Economics. Daniel also holds a Certificate in International Economics and Finance from Tilburg University (The Netherlands). He previously worked as Research Assistant and TA for the [read more]

Juan Pablo Rivera

Associate

Juan Pablo Rivera joined Violy & Company in July 2011. He holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering with a minor in Computer Science fom Universidad de los Andes. [read more]