As a third-party distributor, Javier Orcoyen exclusively represents Thornburg Investment Management Offshore UCITS Funds in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay. He is the founding partner of Altern Investments, a real estate firm with investment projects and commitments of USD 100 MM in corporate real estate in Uruguay.
Javier’s prior experience includes serving as CEO of Julius Baer Uruguay and global market head for the Argentinian market. In this position he led and managed the sale and business transition of Merrill Lynch´s Latam private banking business, acquired by Julius Baer in 2012. He also headed Merrill Lynch in the southern Latam region of Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay. In this leadership position, he was in charge of the strategy, business growth, compliance, and risk management of the private banking business of Merrill Lynch in the region.
Javier started his career with Merrill Lynch Chile in 1998 and thereafter held several sales and management positions since in Merrill Lynch Chile, Argentina, and Uruguay.
Javier completed a BA at Manhattanville College, Purchase, New York, and graduated in business administration from Universidad de San Andres, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is registered with FINRA and holds series 7, 8, and 9. He also successfully completed the Assessment Center, Merrill Lynch´s leadership program in 2007. In 2010 he obtained Merrill Lynch´s platinum award for business development and recruiting.