Born in Mexico City, Mexico. Educated at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (JD, 2002) and Columbia University (LLM, 2005). Worked as a foreign associate in the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen Hamilton LLP (2005–2006). He specialises in capital markets and banking and finance. Regularly advises issuers, underwriters, liquidity providers, Mexican pension funds and rating agencies on structured financial transactions, both public and private, across multiple industries and sectors. Mr Zamarrón has worked on some of the most innovative transactions in Mexican history, including the first-ever special purpose acquisition company or SPAC, the first-ever mortgage REIT, the first-ever project bond listed in the Mexican Stock Exchange, the first-ever investment project certificates (known as CERPIs), the first-ever covered bond, the first-ever domestic residential mortgage-backed securitisations, the first-ever retail and wholesale auto loan securitisations, the first-ever student loan securitisation, the first-ever asset-backed commercial paper conduit, the first-ever listed structured instrument (known as CKDs) and the vast majority of CKD listings done so far in Mexico, including some of largest issuance in Mexican history. Carlos has served as independent director of the largest development bank in Mexico.
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