Augusto Sasso is a Managing Director and Global Head of the Real Estate, Gaming, Lodging and Leisure (REGLL) and Consumer & Retail Investment Banking Groups at Moelis & Company. The REGLL group has become a global advisory leader advising on over 200 transactions. Augusto has over 25 years of diversified investment banking and real estate experience, having completed numerous high profile M&A transactions, joint venture partnerships, equity and debt financings, leveraged buyouts and restructurings with both U.S. and international clients.
Augusto joined Moelis & Company at its inception and was instrumental in establishing and leading the Firm’s Middle East Investment Banking Group. He has been based in Los Angeles, Dubai, London, New York and Dallas and was named 40 Under 40 in Investment Dealers’ Digest in 2009.
Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Augusto was an investment banker and real estate investor with Credit Suisse First Boston, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Preservation Partners Development. Before that, he held corporate finance and business development positions with Raytheon Company and Hughes Electronics.
Augusto holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Los Angeles and graduated first in his class magna cum laude with an M.B.A. from the University of Arizona.