Alexander von Griesheim



Alexander joined RIóN in 2005 as an Associate and since then he has successfully advised and closed transactions with over 50 customers in sell-side and buy-side mandates in the pharmaceutical, automotive, financial, business services, manufacturing, oil & gas, consumer, food and beverage sectors.

Since joining RIóN, Alexander has managed to close deals between family owned companies and large multinational companies, sold companies during restructuring processes, acquired subsidiaries of larger companies, and has advised 2 companies under Chapter 11 proceedings. Has also advised PE Funds in their exit of portfolio companies. In order to fulfil client’s needs, Alexander has managed to find creative solutions to bridge valuation gaps, as well as other relevant differences and needs of counterparties, taking into account that family owners and large corporates have different or diverse objectives.

Prior to joining the firm, Alexander was an Associate at Aguilar Portilla y Asociados, S.C., a mid-market investment banking firm, where he successfully led various projects in the bottling, agribusiness, publishing, advertising and health care industries. Simultaneous with his responsibilities at Aguilar Portilla y Asociados, he was co-founder and regional manager at Secresi, S.C., a web-based company focused to follow up on creditors in the financial and industrial sectors.

  • International MBA from Instituto de Empresa (IE) Business School.
  • BA in Business Administration, with honors, from Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA).
  • Elaboration of reports in various International Arbitration proceedings, on behalf of the United Mexican States and the Dominican Republic.