Roberto Eraña is a Vice President at Frontera Capital Advisors, LLC. He has 16 years of experience advising clients on transactions primarily throughout the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean. His technical expertise includes debt capital raising, credit analysis, transaction structuring, due diligence, financial modeling and valuations.
Prior to joining Frontera, Mr. Eraña was a senior consultant at a publicly-traded, multinational consulting firm in its corporate finance Latin America practice. Prior to that, Mr. Eraña was a Vice President in Banc of America Securities’ Media and Telecom banking practice, where he participated in over 45 transactions with deal volume exceeding $19 billion. In this role, he originated, structured and underwrote leveraged debt transactions covering the cable, radio and television broadcasting, publishing and telecom industries. Mr. Eraña also managed an $850 million credit portfolio with credit ratings ranging from AA- to CCC+. He assisted both strategic and financial buyers in evaluating acquisition opportunities, capital restructurings, dividend transactions, interest rate hedging strategies and executing leverage buyouts.
Some of the companies Mr. Eraña has worked with include: Alta Communication, Boston Ventures, Chiquita Brands International (Panama), Connexion Technologies, Conversent Communications, Gemstar TV Guide, Language Line, Liberty Cable (Puerto Rico), Liberty Media, Millennium Digital Media, NorthStar Travel Media, NuVox Communications, Powdr Resorts, Providence Equity Partners, Regent Broadcasting, Walt Disney, Wave Broadband and Wide Open West.
Mr. Eraña graduated with an M.B.A., magna cum laude, from Babson College’s F.W. Olin Graduate Business School in finance and strategy, where he was the recipient of a Babson Fellow full merit scholarship, and with a B.S., cum laude, from Babson College in finance and investments. He is a board member of the Babson South Florida alumni association. He has resided in Mexico and is fluent in Spanish.