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Diego Córdoba

Co-founder, CEO and Managing Director at Teka Capital

Profile

Diego Córdoba is a Co-founder, CEO and Managing Director of Teka Capital, a private equity fund based in Bogotá-Colombia. He has more than 25 years of experience in strategy, M&A and corporate finance. Prior to founding Teka Capital, he served during 4 years as CEO of Valorem S.A., the Santo Domingo’s family holding company based in Bogotá, Colombia, with assets in various Latin American countries, and during the previous 4 years as a Vice-president of Investments. While at Valorem, he had the responsibility to manage a portfolio of 18 companies throughout a variety of sectors with assets over US$3 Bn, including Propilco, Biofilm, TV Cable, and the television broadcasting company Caracol TV. Previously, Mr. Córdoba worked as an independent investment banker in Colombia from 1992 to 2001, advising foreign companies in their development of business in Colombia and doing M&A for different infrastructure deals. Mr. Córdoba holds a degree in Business Administration from La Universidad de los Andes at Bogotá, and an MBA from El Instituto de Empresa in Madrid, Spain. Mr Córdoba is a member of several Boards of Directors including Bodytech, Americana de Colchones, Movich, Cinecolombia and Valorem. He is a member of the Board of Trustees at la Universidad de los Andes and President of the Board of Directors of a non profit organization that provides education for children of scarce resources.