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Founding Partner

Head of Placement Agent

Matias is a founding partner of PICTON and has been Head of the Placement Agent business since 2012.

Prior to founding PICTON, between 1996 and 2010, Matias developed and led the institutional fund distribution effort at Celfin Capital –one of Chile’s leading investment banks– where he was a Partner and board member. He negotiated distribution agreements and reached over $10 billion in mutual fund investments by institutional investors and high-net-worth individuals in Chile, Peru and Colombia. He was also responsible for Celfin Capital’s investment funds division, which he grew to over $2.5 billion in assets under management. After leaving Celfin Capital, he acted as an advisor to Chile’s Ministry of Home Affairs (2011). Between 2009 and 2010, Matias served as Chairman of ACAFI, the Chilean association of investment fund managers, and was a member of the public-private committee organized by the Finance Ministry that worked on the proposal and implementation of the “Investment Funds Law” (Ley Unica de Fondos).

Matias holds a degree in Business and Economics from Universidad Diego Portales in Santiago, Chile, where he was awarded the “Nicolas Boetsch” prize as the best graduate in recognition of his professional career in November 2012.