The manufacturing industry is a driver of development in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).
Industry is an important source of employment and economic development. The manufacturing sector provides more than 10% of the jobs in (LAC). Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico manufacture most of the products made in the region. Other LAC countries still have a long way to go to achieve the level of productivity, efficiency, and innovation needed to boost the sector's development in the medium and long term.
We promote productivity gains and improvements in the efficiency of production processes and facilitate innovation and digital transformation.
We strive to help our clients grow and compete as well as create jobs throughout the value chain, becoming a strategic partner to increase their competitiveness. We offer a wide range of financial solutions and advisory services adapted to the needs of our clients.
IDB Invest seeks investments that generate financial returns and have a positive impact on development, creating jobs, helping disadvantaged sectors, and contributing to environmental sustainability.
We are committed to the economic and social development of Latin America and the Caribbean. Our extensive experience and strong local presence give us a competitive advantage when it comes to understanding the circumstances, challenges, and opportunities of each country, as well as for designing financial solutions that adapt to the specific needs of our clients.
We not only ensure the financial viability of each project but also the long-term social and economic impact. We consider environmental and social aspects, gender equality, climate change, and corporate governance.
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Rodrigo leads the Manufacturing Team at IDB Invest, which he joined in 2016. He is responsible for developing business strategies and plans, and for managing clients and structuring transactions in the manufacturing sector in Latin America and the Caribbean. He has more than 15 years of experience in the IDB Group, where he has led multiple operations in most of the countries in the region and in various economic sectors.
Before joining the IDB Group, Rodrigo developed a professional career in international finance for more than 20 years in financial institutions in the local, regional and global banking sector. His experience includes the development of loan and capital market operations.
Rodrigo earned a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) and an undergraduate degree in business administration, with a minor in finance, from Universidad FUNDEPOS de Costa Rica.