Kyle P. Bransfield is the founder of Union Acquisition Group and has served as its Chief Executive Officer and director since inception. He has also served as director and Chief Executive Officer of Union Acquisition Corp. and Union Acquisition Corp. II, leading the companies through successful mergers with Bioceres Crop Solutions (NASDAQ: BIOX) and Procaps Group (NASDAQ: PROC) in March 2019 and September 2021, respectively. Mr. Bransfield currently serves on the board of Procaps Group and sits on the mergers and acquisitions committee. Following Lightjump Acquisition Corp’s successful business combination with Moolec Science Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLEC) in December 2022, Mr. Bransfield now serves as a board member on the compensation and audit committees. Mr. Bransfield was a Partner at Exos Technology Financial Partners, where he established a SPAC Asset Management business through the formation of Exos SPAC Opportunities I and the Morgan Creek-Exos SPAC+ Fund. Mr. Bransfield has over 16 years of experience in direct equity and debt private markets principal investing, public markets portfolio management, capital raising, and investment banking. Prior to joining Exos, Mr. Bransfield was a partner at Atlantic-Pacific Capital, leading the firm’s global direct private placement and structured investment activities from 2015 to 2019. Prior to Atlantic-Pacific, Mr. Bransfield was an investment banker in Sagent Advisors’ Private Financing Solutions Group from 2014 to 2015. Prior to Sagent, Mr. Bransfield spent five years as a Principal and General Partner at CS Capital Partners, a Philadelphia-based multi-family office focused on alternative investments. Mr. Bransfield began his career in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Stifel Nicolaus Weisel and received a B.S. in Business Administration from American University.
Jonathan De Leon has served as a Senior Associate since November 2021. In his role, he supports Union Acquisition Corp’s sourcing, diligence, and deal execution efforts. Before joining Union, Jonathan worked as an Associate for BroadSpan Capital’s Investment Banking team based in Miami. He has over four years of M&A and Capital Markets transaction experience throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. He graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 2016 with a BS in Economics.
Will McElroy has served as an Associate since March 2021. In his role, he supports Union Acquisition Corp’s sourcing, diligence, and deal execution efforts. Prior to Union, Will began his career at Deutsche Bank in 2016 in the Asset & Wealth Management rotational program. He held various roles as a graduate analyst / associate focused on alternative investments. He graduated from Colby College in 2017 with a BA in Global Studies and Managerial Economics. He holds his Series 7 and 63.