Before joining SinoLatin Capital, Mr. Bethel worked for ChinaVest, the oldest private equity fund in Mainland China. Previously, he worked in the Latin American private equity, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance groups at Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan Partners, Emerging Markets Partnership and Compass Point Capital Partners. His US$4 billion worth of transaction experience in Latin America spans the natural resources, manufacturing, and distribution sectors. Selected deals include those for Celulosa Arauco, Siderurgica Tubarao, TFM, Bachoco, TMM, Transredes.
Mr. Bethel graduated with distinction from the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis with a B.S. in Economics and a B.S. in Political Science. He also received an MBA from The Wharton School of Business. He speaks fluent Spanish, Portuguese, English and conversational Mandarin. He resides in Shanghai with his wife and two children.