Mr. Picazo has been navigating the Asian financial markets for nearly 20 years, working extensively in Hong Kong, Singapore and across Southeast Asia. He is the founder and Managing Partner of Arocrest, a Hong Kong-based private investment company. Arocrest manages capital on behalf of select families and specializes in direct investments throughout ASEAN. 

He began his finance career in Equity Sales & Research with ABN Amro Hoare Govett, and subsequently co-founded Severn Capital, an independent consultancy, in 2000. Mr. Picazo then joined JPMorgan’s M&A team in Hong Kong, and later the bank’s Credit Portfolio Management group that was based in Singapore. He sits on the Board of Directors for a number of companies, and is a member of the Kuala Lumpur Business Club.

Mr. Picazo is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and St. Paul’s School in Concord, New Hampshire.

Read about our other team members:

Kenny Ho  |  JD Lee  |  Samuel Chee   |  Victor Choi  |  Alexander Florsheim  |  Calvin Hsu  |  Mauricio Ribeiro