Manuel Garcia Podestá

Director, Advent International Colombia S.A.S.

Manuel García Podestá joined Advent in 2010, and is focused on investments in the industrial and healthcare sectors. Manuel has worked on Advent’s investments in Grupo Transmerquim (GTM), HighChem, Peruquimicos, LKM, Grupo Biotoscana, Oleoducto Central (Ocensa) and RGL/Regent . He currently serves at the board of GTM, Grupo Biotoscana and Ocensa.  Previously, he was vice president in MBA Lazard’s Investment Banking group where he covered clients in Colombia, Central America and the Caribbean. Prior to that, he worked as an associate for MBA Lazard in its Buenos Aires office, working in M&A, capital raising and corporate restructurings across a variety of sectors.  Manuel holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires and an MBA as an Arjay Miller Scholar from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.