Senior Managing Director
Roberto Villaseñor has been involved in Mergers & Acquisitions, Valuations and Corporate Finance for over thirty years, including exclusive sales of companies, Fairness Opinion Letters, restructurings, divestitures, joint ventures, strategic alliances and capital raisings - such as public offerings and private placements. Mr. Villaseñor’s career experience encompasses over 100 financial advisory assignments and transactions totaling over $1 billion in value in industries such oil & gas, chemicals, retail, apparel, food products, medical products, building products, commercial banking and Internet technology services.
In addition to advising companies as an independent investment banker in New York City and Southern California, Mr. Villaseñor has had significant experience in M&A and Corporate Finance at the major bracket New York investment banking firm Wertheim Schroder & Co., Inc., and the New York M&A firms Financo, Inc. and Translink International, Inc. (Swiss based firm concentrating on cross-border middle-market transactions).
Earlier in his career Mr. Villaseñor was involved in corporate planning, valuations and M&A at the multinational energy company Conoco, Inc., covering the areas of refining, chemicals and pipelines. Additionally, Mr. Villaseñor has provided Litigation Support Advisory (including forensic accounting) and has worked as a CFO/Sr. VP Finance of two Southern California start-up Internet technology service companies, U.S. Encode Corporation and Nami Media Inc., and CFO of a small New York publicly traded mini-conglomerate, DSI Industries, Inc.
Mr. Villaseñor’s educational background includes an MBA in finance and accounting from Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1978 and a BSE in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University with a concentration in Polymers, Business and Economics in 1976.