New York, NY – July 12, 2022 – Dinosaur Group Holdings LLC (“Dinosaur”), parent company of US and UK-based institutional brokerage and merchant banking firms, today announced the appointment of Luis Rangel, an accomplished financial and commodities market executive, to Managing Director, Commodities. In this newly created position, Luis will focus on physical commodity and derivative markets, supporting clients in merchant banking, trading, risk management and advisory services.

“Luis’ commodity sector expertise and global trade insights, covering macroeconomics, currencies and particularly emerging markets, will offer a valuable addition to our team,” commented Javier Perez-Santalla, Dinosaur Executive Vice President.  

“I am excited to bring my passion and deep experience in the physical commodity and derivative markets to add value to clients seeking to raise capital, finance raw materials, mitigate inflationary risk or profit from commodity market trends,” noted Luis Rangel.

Prior to joining Dinosaur, Luis Rangel accumulated 20 years of experience working for leading banks and brokerage firms where he serviced a multitude of global food companies, international merchants, processors and hedge funds.  In addition, he spent 11 years in director level roles at Nestle and Diageo, leading their global grain and commodity purchasing as well as their price risk management strategies. Luis earned a BA in Business Administration, Economics and Finance from Rutgers University.

About Dinosaur

Founded in 2001, Dinosaur Group Holdings LLC, based in New York, NY and Miami, Florida, is the parent company of FINRA-regulated institutional brokerage firm Dinosaur Financial Group, LLC, FCA-regulated Dinosaur Merchant Bank Limited, and SEC-registered investment firm DCM Advisors, LLC. Deploying a team of approximately 150 professionals, the overall organization provides global execution services, financing and advisory expertise/insights for equities, fixed income, commodities, and derivatives, as well as investment management. Clients and counterparties spanning six continents are primarily institutions, family offices, asset managers, hedge funds, banks, dealers, and corporations. Dinosaur takes pride in the business’ stable management, strong compliance, solid operations, and diverse talent.