Managing Director, US & Latin America
Geoff focuses on sourcing and structuring new transactions for PFG, working with businesses across U.S., Latin America and select international markets. He joined PFG in 2012 with a background in corporate transactions and strategic advisory, bringing a range of analytical experience and expertise to the PFG team and oversees the firm’s portfolio management activities.
Prior to joining PFG, Geoff worked in the Economic & Valuation Services group at KPMG with engagements in M&A, restructuring, and corporate strategy across a variety of industries. He also worked as a management consultant for technology companies with Keystone Strategy and has experience with economic and financial research groups.
Geoff received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northwestern University and a Master’s focusing in International Finance from Columbia University.
Geoff can often be found chasing around his two young sons and skiing wherever snow can be found. He is proud to have traveled to and worked with founders of companies on five continents.
“We operate with integrity, intelligence and teamwork, and we stick to our core investment principles which uniquely enable us to find opportunities in untraditional places.”
IDB Invest, a member of the IDB Group, is a multilateral development bank committed to promoting the economic development of its member countries in Latin America and the Caribbean through the private sector. IDB Invest finances sustainable companies and projects to achieve financial results and maximize economic, social, and environmental development in the region. With a portfolio of $16.3 billion in asset management and 347 clients in 25 countries, IDB Invest provides innovative financial solutions and advisory services that meet the needs of its clients in a variety of industries.
PFG leads a joint venture with IDB Invest that provides debt capital to emerging innovative tech companies across the region via our Latin America Growth Lending Fund. The initiative brings investment expertise into LAC from top notch global players in this field.
SVB is a leading American bank providing products, services and strategic advice for businesses at every stage. They operate as a go-to commercial bank for start-ups and established corporations, offering venture funding, private banking & wealth advising. SVB is the largest lender to technology companies globally.
SVB has built its reputation as the financial partner of the innovation economy – helping individuals, investors and the world’s most innovative companies achieve extraordinary outcomes.
PFG and SVB have maintained an official strategic partnership since the late 1980’s. We have collaborated together as co-lenders and extended each other's ability to reach new markets and provide deeper capital to high-growth companies.
PFG and SVB have provided growth debt across the U.S. & Canada, Europe, Middle East, Asia, and Latin America, where we co-manage a Venture Debt Latin America Growth Lending Fund.
IFC — a member of the World Bank Group — is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. IFC works in more than 100 countries, using its capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity.
PFG and IFC are strategic partners where we extend IFC’s direct venture and VC funding, collaborating on fintech and tech lending across global growth markets.
Aims to be the partner of choice for the private sector in Latin America and the Caribbean. They finance projects to advance clean energy, modernize agriculture, strengthen transportation systems and expand access to financing.