Director Equity Latin America



Jochen von Frowein, Director Equity Latin America at German development bank DEG, heads the team responsible for both direct investments and commitments to private equity and mezzanine funds in Latin America. The team is based in Cologne, Mexico City, Sao Paulo and Bogota.

Previously, he focused on Project Finance in Latin America and, most recently, on Equity and Mezzanine in Africa. Prior to DEG, Jochen worked for Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in Germany and Nigeria and held various roles in Corporate Banking for BHF-Bank, Dresdner Bank and Commerzbank.

Jochen holds a degree in business administration from Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, a Master’s Degree in African Studies from SOAS (London) and is a CFA Charterholder.