James is an Associate with deep experience in the financial services sector, in both emerging and developed markets. In addition to having executed numerous M&A and capital-raising transactions for clients, James has also gained significant experience in internal corporate finance, treasury, and investor relations.
Before joining Accordion, James was an Investment Banking Associate in the Financial Institutions Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. There, he participated in the execution of M&A, debt, and equity transactions for a wide range of clients spanning industries such as: financial technology, specialty finance, depository banking, and asset management.
Prior to his graduate studies, James worked as a Financial Management Analyst at Interbank, the fourth-largest private sector bank in Peru, where he was responsible for investor relations and the planning and execution of the bank’s global debt offerings.
James graduated from the SC Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University with an M.B.A. and from Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s of Interdisciplinary Studies.
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