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Nicolas Escallon

Partner, Energy Infrastructure

Office: São Paulo

Team: Energy Infrastructure

Nicolas is a Partner at Actis and leads our team in São Paulo, Brazil, where he relocated to in 2021 after spending nearly a decade in our Mexico City office.

He started his career with the Actis Energy team in 2011 and has been instrumental in building out our Latin America team and track record. He has been involved in some of our flagship investments in the region including Atlas Renewable Energy, Saavi Energia, Zuma Energia, Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy and Energuate.

These companies have developed, built and amassed over 8GW of generation capacity across Latin America, and as a single portfolio would comprise the second largest renewable energy asset base in Latin America.

Prior to Actis, Nicolas was an investment banker within Citigroup’s Latin America Investment Banking team from 2007 to 2010, where he focused on M&A transactions in the energy and infrastructure space. He started his career in 2006 at BOT Consulting, a boutique strategy consulting firm in Colombia.

Nicolas holds a BSc. in Economics from Universidad de Los Andes and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Nicolas Escallon
The energy transition is the issue that will define our generation. It will span multiple areas, including technology, infrastructure, industry and geopolitics. It’s a privilege to dedicate my life’s work to investing behind this once in a century opportunity