Armando Soto - Biography
Armando Soto is a sophisticated investor and corporate adviser. Currently he is a managing Partner at Zelphinium, LLC a Corporate finance consultant for corporations, single family offices and institutional investors.
Mr. Soto spends most of his time reviewing, financing and structuring investments for clients and has extensive experience in mergers & acquisitions, alternative investments, private markets, public equity markets and debt markets. Armando spends most of his time evaluating and structuring direct investments and working directly with $1 Billion+ investment companies.
Prior to working with institutional investors Mr. Soto worked in private equity buy-outs at Yenni Capital, a lower middle market private equity firm. He also worked at distressed debt and equity swap hedge fund WHC Capital as a vice president. Prior to his experience working with institutions he worked in investment banking at boutique firms.
Mr. Soto started his finance career at Merrill Lynch working for star portfolio manager Kevin Barnett. Mr. Soto was born and raised in Guatemala immigrated to the United States as a teenager and attended the City University of New York.