Karl Karl A. Rüggeberg is a Managing Director at Chatsworth Securities LLC, an investment banking firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut, that provides a wide range of services to institutional clients. The principal areas of its business are advisory services and public and private capital raising.
His over 35 year career in finance began in Mexico, first as a key member of the treasury and foreign exchange units of Citibank and the Central Bank of Mexico respectively, and then as the international treasurer of Banca Serfin, then the country’s third largest bank.
In the US since 1983, he founded "K.A. Rüggeberg & Associates" to provide international financial consulting services to Mexican firms such as Banamex, Operadora de Bolsa, and Casa de Bolsa Vector. After joining American Express Bank in New York, he was appointed senior portfolio manager at Walter Scott & Partners, Ltd., a global equity management firm in Edinburgh, Scotland. Thereafter, his fourteen-year association with New York based Paramount BioCapital, Inc., broadened his horizons to the merchant banking field as a key participant in the financing of over 60 start-ups incubated by Paramount through the private offering of equity and debt securities among high-net-worth and institutional investors.
Since 2005 to the present, he has acted as treasurer and member of the Board of Governors of the United States-Mexico Foundation for Science (FUMEC).
Mr. Rüggeberg holds an MBA from Cornell University and a BS in Industrial Engineering from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City.