Based in Geneva and Monaco, Walter Fonseca is one of the co-founder of Phimpact Investments and its M&A arm Mc Fonck Partners SA. Previously he founded RecipRock Investments, boutique specialized in M&A, fund raising and strategic acquisitions for selected Family Offices and private investors. Walter has more than 25 years of experience in Private Equity, M&A and Venture Capital. He led more than 20 successful acquisitions, 19 M&A deals, and more than 10 Venture Capital investments, leading personally more than 10 successful exits mainly through strategic buyers.
Prior to his entrepreneurial life, he developed his career in international organizations like Merrill Lynch, ABN AMRO and Citicorp, in New York, Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, London and Geneva. Jointly with ABN AMRO, he co-founded the Beyond Wealth Investors Club, which focuses in strategic responsible investments. Before he was part of the founding team of Citicorp Venture Capital (CVC) pioneers in Latin America. He has participated in more than 19 fund raising process for different direct investment vehicles, from VC`s to club deals, Private Equity and Real Estate Investment Funds.
Acting on behalf of the investors, he was appointed as board member in 22 privately held and listed portfolio companies, including two where he acted as CEO. As a philanthropic fundraiser he promoted the IAE Endowment Fund.
PAD from the IAE Business School, Master in Finance and Graduate in Economics from de Buenos Aires University. Global CEO Program IESE, Spain. Post degrees in Philosophy and Strategy.