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Carlos Abadi

Carlos Abadi

DecisionBoundaries590 Madison Avenue21st Floor New YorkNew YorkUSA10022

Global Leader

Restructuring & Insolvency 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Carlos Abadi is "a skilled, highly intelligent person who has strong interpersonal skills" note clients, who add he is "a driver in  coming up with innovative ideas to maximise the value of the restructuring".


Carlos Abadi is the managing director of DecisionBoundaries LLC, a financial advisory firm focused on litigation support, financial restructuring, and financial engineering.

His clients include the US government, foreign governments, large corporations, leading law firms, and asset managers.

As a 30-year veteran international investment banker who pioneered a number of financial products, such as the trading and swapping of emerging markets sovereign loans in the wake of the 1982 Mexican debt crisis, the trading market for derivatives on emerging markets bonds and loans, the first non-dilutive CET1 transaction compliant with Basel III rules, and the first Chapter 11 filing for a Latin American issuer, Carlos contributes to DecisionBoundaries concrete transactional experience in addition to rigorous academic credentials.

His academic credentials include BSc/MSc in industrial engineering from the University of Buenos Aires and MBA (Finance) from Cornell University, in addition to academic certifications in financial engineering (Columbia University), data science (Johns Hopkins University), and machine learning (Stanford University).

In addition, Carlos holds the ABV professional certification from the AICPA and is a member of numerous professional associations, including ABI (American Bankruptcy Institute), AIRA (Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors), ABA (American Bar Association), IAQF (International Association of Quantitative Finance), AFA (American Finance Association), GARP (Global Association of Risk Professionals), INSOL International, and several other relevant memberships in professional associations in the fields of economics, econometrics, engineering, mathematics, and data science.

Carlos has been a guest lecturer at Columbia University, Harvard University, Cornell University, SciencesPo, INSEAD, and New York University. He is frequently quoted in the Financial Times, Bloomberg News, The New York Times, Reuters, and other media.

Carlos is fluent in several human languages and several machine languages.

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