Partner, Linzor Capital México
Cipriano Santisteban, a Partner, joined Linzor Capital Partners in 2010. Mr. Santisteban heads Linzor´s investment efforts in México. He was one of the founding partners of Palmfund Management LLC. Prior to Palmfund, he partnered with an experienced management team and financial sponsors in order to acquire and manage companies in the Mexican disposable tableware industry, thus building Grupo Convermex. In the late nineties, Mr. Santisteban worked as Principal at Promecap, a Mexican company that managed MSIF, a $500 million sister fund of Soros Private Equity Fund Management. Previously, Mr. Santisteban worked as fixed income trader for Banco Nacional de México. He also managed, as CEO, the turnaround of a small family owned business. Mr. Santisteban has served on the board of directors of Devlyn Holdings S de RL., Consorcio Optico Latino Americano, SAPI de CV, TIP de México, SAPI de CV, Legal Publishing N.A. B.V., Grupo Convermex S.A. de C.V., Grupo Deco Nacional S.A. de C.V., Global Cup S.A. de C.V., Unidad Surcos Largos S.A. de C.V. and Industrial Papelera Venus S.A. de C.V. Mr. Santisteban is a Mexican and Spanish national with 20 years of experience in México as a manager and investment officer. He holds a BA in Economics from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México and an MBA from Stanford University.