Ivan Botev, Associate
Ivan has 6 years of investment banking experience and joined Tuatara Capital in January 2018 as an Associate on the Investment Team. In this role, Ivan works closely with the senior team to source and evaluate new investment opportunities, analyze and execute investments, and assist with monitoring Tuatara’s portfolio companies.
Prior to joining Tuatara, Ivan was an Investment Banking Associate in the Healthcare Group at Lazard Frères & Co. Based in New York, Ivan was responsible for mergers and acquisitions and strategic advisory services to large-cap companies within the healthcare services, medical technology, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology verticals. Prior to his tenure at Lazard, Ivan was an Investment Banking Associate (promoted from Analyst to Associate) at BNP Paribas where he worked on domestic and cross-border M&A assignments across the consumer/retail, industrials, healthcare, and financial institutions sectors. Ivan started his career in Atlanta at Wells Fargo as a financial analyst responsible for underwriting and executing leveraged loans for U.S. alcoholic beverage companies.
Originally from Bulgaria, Ivan came to the U.S. as an international student at Emory University. He earned a B.B.A degree in Finance and Accounting with a minor in Applied Mathematics from Emory. In his free time, Ivan enjoys soccer, reading, and spending time with friends.