The Rohatyn Group (TRG), an independent investment firm focused on emerging markets, has announced that Gustavo Eiben has joined TRG as a Managing Director. Based in the firm’s New York office, Mr. Eiben will be responsible for business development in the Americas, while bringing his deep marketing expertise to TRG’s private markets business, which includes private equity, private credit, real estate, infrastructure and green energy funds.
“We are very pleased to have someone of Gustavo’s caliber joining TRG. His track record of successful capital raising, strong network of relationships around the world, and extensive experience marketing private equity products and funds makes him a valuable addition to the TRG team as we grow our business.”
Nicolas Rohatyn, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of TRG, said, “We are very pleased to have someone of Gustavo’s caliber joining TRG. His track record of successful capital raising, strong network of relationships around the world, and extensive experience marketing private equity products and funds makes him a valuable addition to the TRG team as we grow our business.”
TRG has approximately $6 billion in private markets assets under management, in addition to more than $1 billion in liquid market strategies. TRG recently acquired Citi Venture Capital International (“CVCI”), the Emerging Market private equity investment unit formerly owned by Citigroup Inc., which expanded and enhanced the firm’s emerging markets investment capabilities and global reach. TRG also has a 60% ownership stake in Capital Advisors Partners Asia Pte. Ltd. ("CapAsia"), a Singapore-based mid-market infrastructure asset management company focused exclusively on non-BRIC emerging Asia markets, and a 50% ownership interest in ARCH Capital Management Company Limited ("ARCH"), a Hong Kong-based asset management company that invests in residential, retail and mixed use real estate projects with a focus on Greater China.
Prior to joining TRG, Mr. Eiben was the head of North America investor relations for Aureos Capital (now Abraaj Capital). He brings vast experience in the private equity asset class, including direct experience in raising and investing capital in third-party private equity funds, having done so for the Alternative Investments Group at J.P. Morgan Private Bank. Prior to his work at J.P. Morgan Private Bank, he was responsible for fundraising and business development at Schroeder Ventures US. He also previously served as a member of the UBS private equity placement group. Mr. Eiben began his career in 1999 with the Mergers and Acquisitions group at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He received an MBA degree from Thunderbird, the International Management School.