Mauricio RinconVice President, Corporate Development
Mauricio Rincon leads Opportunity International’s corporate development function. Leveraging his Wall Street and cross-border business development experiences, Mauricio is responsible for furthering Opportunity's mission through structured, blended capital solutions, designing impact-first, return-yielding investment vehicles, often in partnership with other organizations. In addition, he develops, structures, negotiates, and executes bank and microfinance M&A transactions for the organization.
Prior to joining Opportunity, Mauricio spent nine years as a Director with Barclays in New York and previously worked in investment banking at HBI Banca de Inversion in his native Bogotá, Colombia. During his banking career, Mauricio led business solicitation across the Americas region and handled dozens of company-transforming M&A and capital raising events for clients in the finance, real estate, infrastructure, industrials, and logistics sectors.
Mauricio holds an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, where he was selected as a fellow of the Social Venture Fund, one of the first student-run impact investment funds in the U.S. In addition, he holds MSc and BA degrees in Economics from Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá.
Concurrent with his bachelors’ studies, Mauricio co-founded the “Fundación Nueva Vida Para Todos”, a non-profit organization providing education and development opportunities to children in a socially vulnerable borough of Bogotá.