Alvaro Vertiz
Alvaro Vertiz

Dentons Global Advisors has recruited BlackRock’s Alvaro Vertiz to lead its Mexico City offering and bolster growth in the Latin America and Caribbean region.

Vertiz was COO and head of business strategy and strategic partnerships at BlackRock Mexico. He managed day-to-day operations and bolstered its ESG practice.

Prior to BlackRock, Vertiz was general counsel at Prudential Real Estate Investors Latin America, where he was responsible for all legal aspects of the company's investments in Chile and ongoing business in Brazil. He also held senior legal positions at GE Capital Real Estate and GE Capital Solutions.

Vertiz also led the UN Global Compact Sustainable Investing group where he published a paper on sustainable investing best practices.

Edward Reilly, DGA CEO, said Vertiz is “a seasoned professional with a specialty in business strategy and ESG, who brings a unique mix of expertise that will allow us to unlock growing opportunities in Mexico while continuing to advise clients with interests in the broader region.”