Aaron Slater has over twenty-five years of experience in Corporate Finance, M&A and Merchant Banking.
He has been involved in over US$8 billion in transactions including a number of buy-out deals in Latin America, USA and Canada following from which he continues to maintain his involvement through being a director or shareholder.
Currently, Aaron is a shareholder and executive director of one of the largest organic farms in Latina America. Aaron has worked with various High Net Worth Individuals, Family Offices and Hedge Funds to provide them a private equity capability that includes deal sourcing, structuring, investment oversight and managing liquidity events.
These efforts have resulted in numerous successful investments with a specific focus on agriculture, natural resources and sustainability.
Aaron was head of Corporate Finance in the Americas for Standard Bank Group focusing primarily in middle market companies. Prior to that he was with Royal Bank of Canada where he implemented and established a corporate finance and M&A product line for the private banking client base throughout the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean. Previous to that Aaron was part of NationsBanc Montgomery Securities Investment Banking Group.
Aaron holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario and an M.A. in International Relations from the University of Miami.