Team

  • Antonio J. D’Elia Smith

  • Partner and Co-Founder

Antonio co-founded Capitalia in mid-2012. Prior to Capitalia, Antonio was CFO and Board Member of Arca International Bank, an international banking entity based in San Juan, Puerto Rico and Director of Business Development at Caja Caracas, a broker dealer with operations in Venezuela and Florida.  Antonio also worked for more than seven years in BBVA Banco Provincial in Venezuela in various positions including Head of Private Banking and Head of VIP Banking serving high net worth clients based in the Andean Region and Panamá.  Previously, Mr. D’Elia worked as a trader in the Caracas Stock Exchange for Bancaracas Mercados de Capitales (now Bbo) and Merinvest Sociedad de Corretaje (an affiliate of Banco Mercantil). Antonio holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics from Universidad Católica Andres Bello and a Masters in Marketing from IESA based in Caracas, Venezuela.

  • Juan C. Jiménez Bosques

  • Partner and Co-Founder

Juan Carlos co-founded Capitalia in mid-2012. Prior to Capitalia, Juan Carlos was the Head of New Business Development for Americas Operating Partners, a distressed asset investment company based in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Juan Carlos worked for over 6 years in the Investment Banking Division of Credit Suisse in New York, gaining significant experience executing M&A, capital markets and credit transactions. During his tenure at Credit Suisse, Juan Carlos worked for the Global Energy Group, Latin America Coverage Group and the Debt Capital Markets Group.  Juan Carlos holds a Bachelor Degree in Accounting & Finance from University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus and a MBA with an emphasis in Finance & Management from Columbia University in New York City.