Felipe Botero, CAIA, CFA, Chapter Executive, Colombia

Director of Investments, Yellowstone Capital Partners
Felipe Botero

In 2021, Felipe joined Yellowstone Capital Partners, the leading private equity real estate GP in Colombia (USD +$500 Mn in AUM) focused on mixed-use and large-scale residential projects targeting Colombia’s emerging working and middle-class. He currently serves as the Director of Investments and is responsible for leading all the efforts related to the due diligence, capital deployment, monitoring, and disposition of the assets that are part of the Colombia-focused funds managed by the GP. Previously, Felipe worked for five years in ROAM Capital, one of the most established placement agents in LatAm, solely focused on alternative investments managers. As the Head of Research, he was in charge of identifying and performing due diligence on “best of breed” GPs across varying private markets strategies (buyouts, growth equity, secondaries, co-investments, real estate, and private debt) and for monitoring and benchmarking all GPs/funds within ROAM Capital’s platform. Additionally, he spearheaded the Firm’s research efforts on the private markets industry and was highly involved with the fundraising efforts together with the Managing Partner. Felipe began his career in J.P.Morgan, where he held several positions in both the Sales & Trading and Asset Management divisions in the Bogotá and New York offices for five years.

Felipe holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the Colegio de Estudios Superiores de Administración (CESA) where he graduated first in his class. He is a CFA Charterholder and a member of the CFA Society of Colombia, as well as CAIA Charterholder and a CAIA LatAm Chapter Executive.