Vice President of Investments

Austin, TX   |    Email

Alejandro Santa Cruz, CFA, joined Foss & Company in May 2021 to raise institutional capital for the firm’s sponsored renewable energy tax credit funds. He has been involved in the financial sector since 1994, launching his career as a Manager in the M&A Department of the Bank of Nova Scotia and then becoming a financial sector analyst with Duff & Phelps (fixed income) and Bear Stearns & Co. (equity, sales side). In 2000 Mr. Santa Cruz joined Darby Overseas Investments, Ltd. as a Vice President in its private equity practice specializing in financial sector investments. In 2005 Mr. Santa Cruz co-founded the LatAm/MexDAM Group to pursue overlooked, high-yield investment opportunities in emerging markets on behalf of its client base – mainly institutional investors and hedge funds – and through this platform successfully acquired, originated and managed over USD 1 billion in diversified financial assets. In 2019-20 he obtained technical certifications in solar PV and storage technologies, and accreditations in ESG and Sustainable Investing. Alejandro earned an MBA from McGill University and a BBA in Marketing & Finance from Baylor University, and is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He is based in Austin, TX.

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