Raymond GuillemFounding Partner, Chief Investment Officer at Latitude20 Capital Partners LLC
Mr. Guillem has in excess of 24 years of experience in international commercial lending and in his capacity as Chief Investment Officer he is responsible for overseeing all of Lat20’s investment activities including origination, execution and portfolio management. He is also responsible for maintaining Lat20’s underwriting, credit and reporting policies and procedures.
Prior to forming Latitude20 Capital Partners, Mr. Guillem was the Head of the Credit and Underwriting Department of The International Investment Group LLC. He was responsible for performing risk analysis and formulating risk-mitigating financing structures and for the development, implementation and maintenance of the asset manager’s credit, monitoring and reporting policies and procedures. Mr. Guillem’s extensive experience in the trade finance industry, credit analysis, legal documentation and team management coupled with his deep understanding of Emerging Markets and commodities, as well as credit enhancements such as trusts, collateral management and credit insurance resulted in Mr. Guillem being an integral part in the launching of the largest non-bank trade finance securitization in 2013. During his career, Mr. Guillem has been part of in excess of US$4.6 Billion of trade finance transactions.
Prior to working at The International Investment Group LLC, Mr. Guillem was a Relationship Manager for Banque Hervet (HSBC Group) where he was providing financing solutions to companies based in France. Mr. Guillem holds a Masters in Financial Engineering from the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis (France) and is fluent in English, Spanish and French.