PALO Alto, CA (PRWEB) November 11, 2013
Opus Global Holdings, LLC ("Opus Global") announces the hiring of Julio C. Quinteros, Jr. as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, Opus Global is focused on pursuing businesses across certain segments of the financial technology industry.
Mr. Quinteros, a 17-year Wall Street equity research veteran, spent the last 15 years at global investment bank Goldman, Sachs & Co. As a senior equity analyst he recently led the IT Services research effort where his coverage included a diverse set of services and financial technologies companies. Within financial technologies, Mr. Quinteros focused on point-of-sale technologies, acquirers, prepaid, payroll, information services, and other payment processors. His coverage spanned ADP, BlackHawk, Equifax, FIS, Fiserv, Global Payments, Green Dot, MasterCard, NCR, NetSpend, Vantiv, VeriFone, Visa, Western Union, and others.
Mr. Quinteros said, "This is an exciting time in the evolution of the financial technologies landscape with the convergence of data, point-of-sale, consumer-led technologies, and regulatory requirements forcing a revamp of industry value chains and market approach. While many companies are working to establish their footprints or redesign existing business models, I believe that we are still in the early rounds of this evolution and look forward to working with Doug and the team at GTCR in helping identify and create a global financial technology platform that will benefit from the transformation of the industry.”
"We are excited about the opportunity to bring Julio on board," said Opus Global Founder and CEO Doug Bergeron. "Julio has a well-established track record at Goldman Sachs and will bring Opus Global significant industry expertise, public market knowledge, and a global market perspective that align well with our efforts."
About Julio C. Quinteros, Jr.
Mr. Quinteros, a 17-year Wall Street equity research veteran, spent the last 15-years at global investment bank Goldman, Sachs & Co. from 1998-2013. As a senior equity analyst (2008-2013) he led the IT Services research effort at Goldman Sachs where his coverage included a diverse set of enterprise facing companies including consulting, outsourcing, and offshore models. In financial technologies, Mr. Quinteros focused on point-of-sale technologies, acquirers, prepaid, payroll, information services, and other payment processors. During his tenure Mr. Quinteros ranked as the top stock Internet and Computer Services stock picker in the 2006 Wall Street Journal Annual Analyst Ranking survey and placed among the top stock pickers in his sector in 2009 and 2012.
Previously, he worked at Credit Suisse as a member of the Electronic Banking and IT Services team. At Electronic Data Systems (EDS), acquired by Hewlett-Packard, he worked in the Financial Industry Group in a market analysis and strategic planning capacity.
Mr. Quinteros holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from the University of Southern California.
About Opus Global
Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, Opus Global is a company focused on pursuing businesses across certain segments of the financial technology industry. Opus Global will seek to execute a transformative strategy of value creation, including the development of international sales channels and opportunistic consolidation of products and services within fragmented markets. Leveraging $500M in equity capital commitments from GTCR and Doug Bergeron, Opus Global will invest in companies ranging from smaller, entrepreneurial businesses to multibillion-dollar enterprises en route to building an integrated, global financial technology leader.
For more information about Opus Global, please visit http://www.opusglobal.com.
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Founded in 1980, GTCR is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in growth companies in the Financial Services & Technology, Healthcare and Information Services & Technology industries. The Chicago-based firm pioneered The Leaders Strategy™ – finding and partnering with management leaders in core domains to identify, acquire and build market-leading companies through transformational acquisitions and organic growth. Since its inception, GTCR has invested more than $10 billion in over 200 companies. For more information about GTCR, please visit http://www.gtcr.com.
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