Jorge Jaramillo is a Managing Director and Head of ORIX’s Latin America division. In this role, he is responsible for sourcing, evaluating, executing and managing strategic investments in Latin America, including Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. He has lead ORIX’s Latin America business since 2011 with overall responsibility for RB Capital, leading the integration effort with the newly acquired company.
An 18-year veteran of the finance industry, Mr. Jaramillo rejoined ORIX in 2008 and has held a variety of responsibilities within the company, including recapitalizations, DIPs, exit and rescue financings for middle-market companies based in the U.S. and Canada with ORIX’s Leveraged Finance Group.
Prior to joining ORIX, Mr. Jaramillo was with Highland Capital Management’s Merchant Banking and Distressed Investment Group, where he was responsible for restructuring, underwriting and managing special situations credit, private equity and public equity investments. Prior to that role, he held roles with ORIX Leveraged Finance in Dallas and Wells Fargo’s Capital Markets Group in San Francisco.
Mr. Jaramillo received a Bachelor of Business Science in Finance from Butler University and an MBA from the Olin School of Business at Washington University.