Alternative Investments Valuation Expert Joins BRG Corporate Finance Practice
Berkeley Research Group announced today that private equity and infrastructure valuation expert Federico Jost has joined as a Managing Director based in New York.
Jost has more than 16 years of corporate finance and investment management experience. He has served global private equity, infrastructure, pension and sovereign funds in establishing fair-value policies and procedures, and has supported monitoring and reporting activities.
For the past five years, Jost oversaw and led the private equity valuation activities at ADIA (Abu Dhabi Investment Authority), particularly focusing on private equity and infrastructure direct investments, co-investments, primary funds and credit funds. Before that, he served as a senior manager at KPMG, serving clients in the alternative investments valuation practice. He also serves on the boards of directors of several small startups.
Jost graduated from Universidad Metropolitana in Venezuela in business administration and holds an MBA in international business from Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Michael Athanason, BRG's Head of Alternative Investments Advisory, offered his welcome today at a BRG New York gathering: "Federico is a key addition to our Alternative Investments team. He will bring valuable perspectives as we work to promote valuation transparency between investors and investment managers in the global markets."
"I am excited to join BRG's Corporate Finance practice," said Jost. "The firm has managed to attract and retain top talent in the alternative investments space and is now considered one of the 'go-to' advisors in private equity and infrastructure."