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Mercedes Fernandez Elias

Executive Director at Morgan Stanley Investment Management


Mercedes is a portfolio manager on the AIP Private Markets team and a member of the investment committee. She has 12 years of industry experience. Prior to joining the firm, Mercedes was on the investment team at MCH Private Equity, where she was responsible for screening, analyzing and monitoring private equity investments. Previously, she was a consultant at KPMG, where she advised private equity funds and corporations on strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and operational issues. Mercedes received a B.S. and MSc. with highest honors in industrial engineering from Universidad Politecnica de Madrid and an M.B.A. with honors in finance and management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.