Juan-Carlos “J.C.” Lotharius, CFA, CPA
J.C. is one of the co-founders of Asenti Diligence Partners and has over 14 years of mergers and acquisitions advisory experience, serving domestic and international private equity and strategic clients, and senior and subordinated lenders. J.C. has advised on over 150 debt and equity transactions, ranging in deal size between $3 million and $900 million. He has experience in a variety of industries, including business services, distribution, government contracting, healthcare, manufacturing, restaurants and franchises, retail, and software.
Prior to co-founding Asenti Partners in August 2010, J.C. was a Managing Director at a transaction advisory firm located in Bethesda, MD, for 7 years, where he was responsible for leading client service teams and developing client relationships, which contributed to the significant growth of that firm since its inception in 2003.
Prior to that, J.C. was a Director with PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Transaction Services practice in Washington, DC (1998-2003) and was involved in domestic and cross-border transactions, with a specific focus on Latin America.
J.C. holds an MBA with concentrations in finance, competitive strategy, and organizational behavior from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a concentration in Accounting from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. J.C. is a CFA charterholder and a Certified Public Accountant in Washington, DC.
J.C. grew up in Ecuador and is fluent in Spanish. He lives in Falls Church, VA, with his wife and two daughters. His hobbies include following Formula-1 racing and road cycling. As a parent of an autistic child, J.C. is a proud supporter of the Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders (www.icdl.com), Autism Speaks (www.autismspeaks.org), and many other informal organizations in the Washington area that strive to make a difference in the families of autistic children.