Last updated: 17:48 / Tuesday, 23 August 2016
Previously MD of HSBC Chile

Jorge Escobar Joins TSG as Partner

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Jorge Escobar Joins TSG as Partner
  • Jorge Escobar has joined as an equal partner alongside founding partner and CEO Camilo Lopez
  • Following more than 20 years in the international banking industry, most recently as Global Market Head of Chile for HSBC Private Bank, Escobar will serve as a managing partner in his new position

TSG -a leading, diversified real estate investment, development and sales company in South Florida formerly known as The Solution Group – has announced that Jorge Escobar has joined as an equal partner alongside founding partner and CEO Camilo Lopez. Following more than 20 years in the international banking industry, most recently as Global Market Head of Chile for HSBC Private Bank, Escobar will serve as a managing partner in his new position.

TSG, which has successfully grown a portfolio of more than $400 million in assets since its inception in 2008, will utilize Escobar’s diverse financial expertise to enhance the firm’s boutique platform on a global level for investment in South Florida real estate. Capitalizing on Escobar’s institutional-minded discipline, the company’s new structure will focus on expanding its international network, while allowing for a more sophisticated and seamless approach to local market investment opportunities in a highly-personalized process.

“I am thrilled to welcome Jorge to the TSG family,” said Lopez. “Having developed strong relationships in Latin America, the U.S. and Europe for decades, Jorge possesses an ideal combination of global investment experience and an entrepreneurial drive that add tremendous value to our organization. Complimenting my expertise identifying real estate opportunities and in design ideation, our partnership will now deliver a robust strategy to expand TSG’s company value.”

Prior to joining TSG, Escobar was responsible for overseeing more than $1.5 billion in funds for high-net-worth clients throughout the world. During his nine-year tenure with HSBC, he led some of the largest investment transactions in offshore private bank business in Latin America and generated significant new business from the region’s most noteworthy families.

Prior to HSBC, Escobar was head of the private bank business for ABN AMRO Bank in Chile for four years. He began his career at Citi Group as an investment advisor, and later served as vice president of BankBoston Private Bank for more than three years.

"It is with great pride that I join this trusted organization built on the foundation of astute leadership and solid fundamentals,” adds Escobar. “This is a natural move for me to enter the real estate environment given South Florida’s prime position to set global benchmarks and TSG’s unique and innovative platform, which now places the company at the forefront through our partnership.”

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