Jose Miguel KnoellManaging Partner at ACON Investments
Prior to joining ACON in 1998, Mr. Knoell was a Vice President with the Blackstone Group from 1994 to 1998, where he was responsible for the firm’s investment and advisory business in Latin America. Prior to joining Blackstone, he was an Associate and Founding Member of GBS Finanzas, a privately-owned investment banking boutique based in Madrid, Spain. Mr. Knoell started his professional career as an Analyst in the mergers and acquisitions group of S.G. Warburg in Madrid, Spain. Mr. Knoell serves on the Board of Directors of the following ACON fund/investment vehicle portfolio companies: AMFORA Packaging, Citla Energy, Contenur, Credivalores-Crediservicios, CryoHoldco de Latinoamerica and Grupo Biosidus. Mr. Knoell also serves on the board of Fundación Carulla, one of Colombia’s most successful early childhood development and education non-profits for underprivileged children.