IIR & IBC Finance is part of the Knowledge and Networking Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 3099067.


Richard H. Frank, Jr.

Managing Director at Darby Private Equity


Richard joined Darby/FT in 2007 and is responsible for the management of Darby's Latin America Private Debt Fund I, II, and III. He serves as Investment Committee Chairman for Darby’s Latin American Private Debt Funds and he is a member of the board of two current Darby portfolio companies, Bioerix (Uruguay) and VREC (Brazil). Richard also served as board member of Avantel (Colombia) and TEBSA (Colombia) while at Darby. He has over 20 years of experience in principal investing and investment banking including 8 years with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group as a Senior Investment Officer. While at IFC he also spent five years as a transaction leader for Latin American restructuring and recovery of distressed equity and loan investments with the Department of Special Operations.