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Jorge Pedreira

Shareholder & Senior Advisor

Jorge Pedreira is a shareholder, a Senior Advisor to V2 Global, and a member of its Board of Advisors. Jorge has an extensive background and experience in investment banking, legal, compliance, and regulatory matters, as well as law enforcement and security. Prior to his association with V2 Global, Jorge was the Chief Operating Officer for Nomura’s Investment Bank in the Americas, Special Counsel for Latin America at UBS Investment Bank, the Head of Investment Banking Legal at SG Cowen, and had practiced law with the firm of Willkie Farr & Gallagher in New York.

Jorge has led, managed, counseled, and supervised (i) investment banking operations, (ii) corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions and equity and debt financings, (iii) legal, compliance, and regulatory matters, (iv) human resources issues and compensation processes, (v) budgeting and forecasting, (vi) IT and related security, (vii) risk management and (viii) internal audits and corporate investigations.  At UBS, he was the recipient of the worldwide UBS Leadership Award and has performed many speaking engagements.  Jorge has been a trusted advisor to the most senior management at the institutions where he worked and was a member of their senior executive committees.

Jorge was also a Detective with the New York City Police Department where he worked in numerous assignments at the Legal Bureau, Organized Crime Control Bureau, Narcotics Division, Public Morals Divisions, and the 75th Precinct. He received various recognition awards while at the NYPD. Jorge had also worked as Assistant Director of Security for the Doral Hotels in New York.

Jorge is an attorney admitted to practice law in the United States Supreme Court, the State of New York, and the State and Federal District Court of New Jersey.  He has a Juris Doctor from St. John’s University School of Law where he was the Managing Editor of the Law Review and of The Catholic Lawyer.

Jorge has the following licenses from the Financial Industry Regulatory Association (FINRA): Series 24 (General Securities Principal), Series 79 (Investment Banking Representative) and Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law).

Jorge graduated from John Jay College in New York City with B.S. in Police Science and a 4.0 GPA, graduated from the NYPD Police Academy with an Academic Excellence Award, and successfully completed an intensive six-month program in Security and Investigations at New York University.  He also completed several courses and certificates in various types of criminal investigations, qualified as a Police Expert in firearms, and graduated from an intensive training course in combat operations and firearms, counterterrorism, and defensive and offensive driving.

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