Carlos Botello

Project Finance Director
Ascendal Group

Business and finance director with more than 10 years’ experience in overseas investments, government-to-government initiatives and project finance across different sectors in the Americas, Europe and Great Britain. As Project Finance Director for Ascendal Group, Carlos and his team are focused on delivering smart and bankable financial structures for the public transport industry in the sovereign, sub-sovereign and private segments. His role encompasses designing investment strategies in key target markets, delivering structured finance and project-finance structures, performing risk assessments, public debt contracting and restructuring, asset securitization, financial derivatives and hedging strategies, off-balance sheet finance, asset management, availability payment and leasing structures for major transport systems and operations, supporting the update of mobility regulatory frameworks for cities, as well as facilitating Bus Fleets and other Rolling Stock Provision projects at a global scale for private and public entities.