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Arturo Rubinstein
President

Arturo Rubinstein is the founder and Managing Partner of Blue Capital. During his career Arturo has worked in different areas of the financial services industry in various parts of the world and since 2010 works as an independent financial advisor at Blue Capital.

From 2007/2009 was associated with the development and led the financing for the expansion of Island Outpost and Goldeneye in Jamaica the boutique hotel chain owned by music producer Chris Blackwell. From 2004/2007 he led the acquisition of a 700 acre private island in the Bahamas founded on a strong belief in the importance of design, its interaction with nature, and the creation of a true creative community, and counted with some of the better known stars of the music industry as its shareholders.

Prior to the Bond’s Cay project, Arturo was Managing Director at one of the most dynamic financial advisory firms in Buenos Aires, Integra Investments. During his 5 years at Integra Investment, Arturo participated in transactions totaling over US$1 billion, across a range of industries including Cable & Media, Wines & Spirits, Food & Beverage, Telecommunications, Banking and Real Estate throughout Latin America, Europe and the United States.

After obtaining his MBA Arturo worked for 4 years at Templeton Global Investments, where he was the Director for Latin American Business Development. He began his career at PriceWaterhouse, where his efforts were devoted to the review of parts of the restructuring of Argentina´s external debt under the Brady Plan. Arturo received his M.B.A in 1995 from the University Of Chicago Graduate School Of Business, and holds a B.S. in accounting from the University of Buenos Aires. Arturo resides in Buenos Aires with his wife Virginia and their children Mia and Simon.

Rafael Iniesta
Partner

Rafael Iniesta is partner of Blue Capital since 2010. During his career he has worked in different areas of the public financial system as well as in the financial and business consulting sector. From the year 2003 to the present he has been the Partner of Crecer Consultores S.A.

During 2002-2003 Rafael was member of the Board of the Central Bank of Argentina where he integrated the committees of Exchange Control and Foreign Trade, and Reserves Management. During 2001-2002 he was member of the Board of the Banco Hipotecario S.A. on behalf of the Ministry of Finance. In the period 1996-2000 he was member of the Board of the Banco de Inversión y Comercio Exterior (BICE). In 1995 he served as Investment Undersecretary at the Ministry of Economy where he was responsible for the formulation and implementation of policies for the promotion and development of direct investment in Argentina, organizing missions abroad for Argentine entrepreneurs, and also served as representative of Argentina in investment groups, labor and negotiation of the ALCA and Mercosur. From 1992-1995 he was again member o the Board of the Central Bank of Argentina, integrating the committees of Reserves Management and Economic Research. Previously he was External Debt Negotiator, integrating the negotiator team which signed the debt renegotiation known as “Brady Plan” in 1993.

Rafael has also taught and researched. He has a degree in Political Economy from the University of Buenos Aires and has postgraduate studies in Economics and Foreign Trade at the University of Sussex, UK.

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