Gerardo Godard is managing director at Clairfield Mexico. Gerard has over 10 years of experience in private equity, investment banking, and debt financing in Mexico and Latin America. Prior to Clairfield, Gerardo structured and placed over 10 transactions of over USD 300 million in the Mexican debt public market and completed a wide range of private M&A transactions in sectors including consumer & retail, pharmaceuticals, TMT, financial institutions, and real estate as investment banking and corporate finance subdirector at INVEX. He previously worked in Editorial Televisa and Samsung Electronics Mexico. He also co-founded Kandeo Private Equity Fund, with more than USD 400 million in AUM from institutional investors. Gerardo holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Tecnológico de Monterrey.