Wilbur Matthews is the CEO of Vaquero Global Investment. Prior to launching Vaquero, Mr. Matthews was a Portfolio Manager with AIG, where he built one of the largest EM credit efforts on Wall Street, generating consistently strong returns with below market volatility. With AIG, Mr. Matthews was able to structure numerous innovative, first-of-their kind financings and build a network of strong relationships. In 2006, The Asset ranked Mr. Matthews the #2 "Most Astute US-based Investor" in Asian credit markets. Prior to AIG, Mr. Matthews was part of Chase's Institutional Investor #1 ranked EM Research Team where he was Sr. Economist for several Latin countries and a utility player in support of the Asian, European and America's Economics and Strategy teams. Mr. Matthews was individually ranked #1 for Peru coverage in 1999/2000 by Latin Finance.