Gustavo Meillón has been a partner at SAI Law and Economics since 2010./p>
He joined SAI Consultores in July 2007 as a Senior Associate in the Investment Banking area and became a partner in July 2010. He has worked on various Investment Banking, M&A and Strategic Advice projects. Two of the most recent projects were the placement of a structured note used to finance Santa Genoveva's (2008) US $150 M business plan that was the first risk instrument developed for Mexican Pension Funds (Afores), and the structuring of capital placements in the new intermediate Mexican IPO market, with SAI being a pioneer office in these new markets. Additionally, he has been key in creating and developing new practices in the office.
Previously, from 2004 to 2007, he was the manager in charge of the Corporate Finance and Strategic Management practice in the Management Consulting division of Grant Thornton Mexico, where he worked for different leading Mexican and international companies on projects related to different disciplines focused on management consulting, such as corporate finance, strategy, cost containment and process reengineering.
He has been a lecturer in Economic Engineering at Universidad Iberoamericana since August 2006.
Gustavo Meillón graduated in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad Iberoamericana, and obtained his MBA with a specialization in finance at Leeds University in the UK thanks to a Chevening Scholarship that was granted by the British Government through the British Council.
He is as a mentor for New Ventures, a project and sustainable company accelerator, a replacement council for Nafinsa and a member of the board of directors of CyC, a crowd-funding based private equity entity.