Pedro Blanco
Managing Director

Pedro Blanco is a Senior Investments & Finance Executive offering more than 24 years of quantifiable achievements in engineering, corporate finance, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, and joint venture partnerships. Also, an avid entrepreneur.

Mr. Blanco has led acquisitional growth strategies and long-term portfolio expansion initiatives in the US, Latin America, and the African region. With a deep understanding of the Global Energy Industry, Commodities, Real Estate, Logistics and Technology, Acting as a key contributor in all aspects of business partnerships, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures, and pioneering companies from the ground-up.

Mr. Blanco was founder and Executive President of full-service broker dealers internationally and the USA, which were sold to investors after successfully growing those businesses. Recently he has led the creation of various products and ventures within the financial industry in the United States and abroad and was a holder of the FINRA 7, 24 and NASAA series 65 securities licenses.

In his corporate professional experience Mr. Blanco has contributed to the international development of multinational companies such as Schlumberger, Thomas De La Rue, Dow Chemical, Enron Corporation, Citgo Petroleum, etc. His responsibilities ranged from highly technical areas of Energy and Manufacturing, to risk management, financial analysis, restructuring, business development, management consulting, M&A, investment management and venture capital.

Mr. Blanco holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Corporate Finance and Corporate Strategy from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business and a Bachelor’s Degree with honors in Geophysics Engineering from Universidad Simón Bolívar in Venezuela.

Industry practice groups:

  • Energy
  • Mining
  • Financial Services
  • Transportation & Logistics
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacture

Contact information

Telephone (754) 273-8374

E-Mail: pblanco@chapman-usa.com