J. Alberto Arias

Alberto Arias founded ARC in 2007 and serves as its Portfolio Manager. Mr Arias is a successful buy-side and sell-side metals specialist with over 27 years of sector specific experience which includes 14 years managing metals focused private equity funds with an outperformance track record. He is responsible for the long-term vision and investment strategy execution and the sourcing of deals.


Prior to founding ARC, Mr. Arias was a Managing Director, Metals & Mining Research at Goldman Sachs from 1998-2006 and Executive Director, Metals & Mining Research covering Latin America at UBS Warburg from 1994-1998.



Colorado Schools of Mines: Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering

Columbia University: Master of Science in Chemical-Metallurgy

Columbia University: Master of Science in Mining Engineering

Columbia Business School: M.B.A.