Mr. Basave is a member of the business development team, focusing on Latin America.
Prior to joining StepStone in 2013, Mr. Basave co-founded Carmel Group, a private equity asset manager focused on primary, secondary, and co-investment transactions. Before that he worked for ORIX Finance where he underwrote and purchased participation via the primary and secondary markets in middle-market leveraged loan non-investment grade facilities nationally and managed a portfolio of institutional leveraged loan assets. Previously, Mr. Basave worked for Hunt Oil Company, where he sourced and evaluated direct private equity and real asset opportunities in Latin America.
Mr. Basave earned a BS in mechanical and electrical engineering from Universidad Anahuac (Huixquilucan, State of Mexico) and a MBA from Southern Methodist University. Mr. Basave also holds a Graduate Certificate in Financial Engineering and Simulation Models from Universidad de Las Americas (Mexico City).