Our Group

Rudy Lion (Managing Director)

Before creating Agilon, Rudy held various leadership positions in Europe and Latin America for companies such as Citibank, Daiwa, ING Bank and DLA Piper.  During his tenure as Head of Structured Finance in Latin America, Rudy lead several large scale structured finance transactions and was appointed lead advisor in various consulting assignments sponsored by the World Bank and the Dutch and German Development Agencies.

Rudy's clients are Latin America based corporates and U.S. institutional investors with an interest in Latin America.  Rudy was also recently appointed by International Finance Corporation as on-going advisor and trainer for their Global Trade Supplier Finance Program. He is a qualified banking and finance attorney and holds an MBA from Limerick University.  He speaks English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.

United Kingdom and Ireland - Frank Yeo

Frank is a seasoned agribusiness professional with extensive experience in the meat industry.  He held various executive positions in the industry and played a key role in the development of electronic auctions in England in the 90ies.  He also participated in a multitude of turnarounds and acquisitions in the agribusiness sector on various continents and in particular in Latin America.

Frank is a member of the International Meat Traders Association (IMTA) which has direct links to the European Livestock and Meat Union (UECBV) and has many contacts in the industry. More recently, he has helped many Brazilian and Australian agribusinesses to expand their businesses with foreign investment. Frank has a wide range of investment clients mainly based in London but also the US and South East Asia.

Brazil - Giovanni Cataldi

Giovanni has more than 15 years investment banking experience in Brazil.  Over the years, Giovanni held various executive positions with national and international small and large-size financial institutions.  He currently runs ACT Capital, a Brazil based corporate finance boutique.  ACT arranges domestic and cross-border structured financing for mid-size Brazilian corporates and represents buyers and sellers in M&A transactions.

Giovanni is a Director of the “Instituto Brasileiro de Executivos de Finanças do Rio Grande do Sul” and the President of the “Sindicato Patronal das Financeiras do Rio Grande do Sul”. He is a certified Brazilian financial broker (ANDIMA/ANCOR) and holds an MBA and a post-MBA from Fundação Getulio Vargas.

Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay - DBA Corporate Finance S.A.

DBA Corporate Finance offers strategy and financial advisory services to companies based in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay and abroad. DBA Corporate Finance regularly participates as a facilitator in key private sector transactions in various industries and has helped many foreign institutions to make fruitful businesses in the region. Over the years, the firm has developed a strong network of large regional companies and financial institutions, international credit institutions, private equity funds and development banks, with which it maintains close strategic relationships.

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Agilon Group , INC
1521 Concord Pike STE 303 Street
Wilmington, 19803 DE
USA