Damiano Colnago is a Managing Director at DMA Economics LLC. He specializes in complex structured credit products with a particular focus on securities operations and reconciliation, custody and trustee services, collateral and fund administration, and funds operations.
Mr. Colnago expertise includes cash, synthetic and hybrid collateralized debt obligations (CDOs), collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), fund of funds, OTC derivatives (including CDS, interest rate swaps, FX swaps and forward contracts), asset-backed securities (ABS), mortgage-backed securities (MBS), and syndicated loans.
He gained his extensive industry experience holding senior positions in United States and Europe, building and successfully maintaining relationships with various entities, such as asset managers, underwriters, paying agents, rating agencies, auditors, and custodians.
Mr. Colnago has provided his expertise as a consulting expert in a wide variety of highstake disputes and consulting engagements, determining causation, liability and damages, in relation to alleged negligence, misrepresentation, and fraud for global financial institutions, top tier banks, regulators, large sovereign funds, hedge funds, and other institutions.
His business consulting experience includes damage calculations related to financial instruments, misappropriation, products mislabeling, as a result of breach-of-contract and commercial disputes, applying different methodologies such as DCF, comparable and event study analysis, as well as lost profits, and disgorgement analysis.
Mr. Colnago previously worked for Wilmington Trust, who acted as trustee, custodian and collateral administrator in the structured finance industry. In his role, Mr. Colnago led his risk and compliance team, which was responsible to perform collateral administration and portfolio analysis for complex structured credit products for a total amount of approximately $7.0Billion.
New York University
Certificate in Financial Risk Management
Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi
B.S. in Management and Business Administration
Shanghai Fudan University
Exchange Program, International Relations studies
DMA Economics LLC
2015 to present
PVA Toucan, LLC
Berkeley Research Group, LLC
Wilmington Trust Conduit Services, LLC.
Deputy Head of CDO Risk and Compliance
PVA International, LLC.