Latin American Investment banking firm MBA Lazard has hired Cristian Bulnes as a managing director and co-head of Chile investment banking, effective immediately.
Based in Santiago, Bulnes will co-lead MBA Lazard’s investment banking business in Chile alongside Andres Sommer.
Prior to joining MBA Lazard, Bulnes was CEO of Banco Penta in Chile and previously he worked in the corporate and investment banking division of Banco Santander, and was an investment banker with JP Morgan in Santiago and New York.
MBA Lazard CEO Gregorio Charnas said that Cristian brings a unique blend of experience to MBA Lazard, having held leadership roles in Chile’s financial services industry as well as having advised corporations and financial institutions on a wide range of transactions. His experience and wealth of industry relationships enhance their already strong business in Chile.