Testerman Advisory

Scale new heights,  without the turbulence.

Achieving sustainable growth, without sacrificing stability.

Testerman Advisory, LLC is a boutique consulting firm offering customized advisory services in international capital markets, Treasury management, investment management, and correspondent banking relationships, specifically targeting:

 

  • small- and medium-sized banks

  • banks based in emerging markets

  • start-up banks

  • fintech banks, and

  • central banks and sovereign bond issuers

 

We also provide general management advisory services to start-up initiatives in any industry.

Our Services

 
Advisory Services for Banks
Correspondent Banking

Establish and expand your network of transactional, deposit, and brokerage relationships with the world’s top international banks.

Funding

Generate new sources of funding:

  • Bond issuances

  • Private placements

  • Commercial paper

  • Asset securitizations

  • Interbank credit lines

Capital Markets

Diversify your bank’s asset investment capabilities:

  • Local and international bonds

  • Money market funds

  • Private placements

  • Asset securitizations

  • Trade receivables

  • Interbank placements

Treasury and Asset & Liability Management

Best practice advisory and regulatory compliance:

  • Liquidity management

  • Interest rates

  • Foreign currencies

  • Investment portfolios

Advisory Services for Startups

We work with all types of start-up companies on a variety of general management challenges:

  • Business plans

  • Financial projections

  • Capital structuring and fund raising

  • Pitchbook preparation

  • Treasury management

  • Accounting

  • Management reporting and analysis

Advisory Services for  Development Projects

We offer reduced-rate and pro bono services for development projects, foundations, and charities:

  • General management advisory

  • Serving on Boards of Directors

About Us

Gregory Testerman, CEO

Greg’s thirty-year career in international Corporate & Investment Banking spans four continents and all of the world’s major banking centers and capital markets.

 

After training at JP Morgan Chase’s New York headquarters and in Europe, he worked seventeen years with Banco Santander throughout Europe, Asia, and Latin America, including as General Manager and Country Manager of Santander’s bank in Japan - with responsibility for Southeast Asian markets - and General Manager for Santander’s Miami branch, responsible for correspondent banking, trade finance, and structured trade throughout Latin America. He spent nine years as Treasurer and Senior Managing Director of Capital Markets for the Foreign Trade Bank of Latin America (“Bladex”), a supranational development bank.

 

Throughout his banking career, Greg has specialized in building new businesses, and turning around challenged ones. He speaks English, Spanish, and French, and has served on several boards of directors internationally.

 
What Our Clients are Saying

"Greg's advice on the importance of maintaining financial discipline during the start-up phase was invaluable in establishing operational stability early on."

— Damian Quinn, Managing Director, Sai Kutsu Ltd., Hong Kong

 
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Contact Us

PHONE 

+52-1-999-387-0002

With presence in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Miami, Florida, we offer services throughout Asia-Pacific and the Americas.

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