As independent advisors, our team has:
We are a firm specialized in M&A, capital raising and other corporate finance services. Proventus is a firm of highly commited professionals with a deep knowledge of the local environment in Ecuador and the region.
of advisory experience
billons in closed transactions
and Acquisitions Advisory
- Partner or potential target search
- Valuation and scenario analysis
- Definition of synergies
- Leadership role throughout negotiations
- Process coordination until closing
- Definition of capital needs and funding alternatives
- Implementation of capital raising plan (equity, debt and mezzanine)
- Network of international capital sources
- Direct relationship with institutional funds and multilaterals
- Corporate portfolio review
- Fairness opinions
- Financial assessment of the project with emphasis on key variables
- Capital cost and expected return analysis
- Sensitivity and risk assessments
- Recommendations for the implementation and structuring of the project
We have closed transactions in the consumer products, retail, manufacturing, telecom, construction materials, infrastructure, financial services, natural resources and software.
Proventus has advised clients from more than seven countries accross the Americas, including Ecuadorian corporates conducting acquisitions abroad and foreign investors involved in transactions in Ecuador.
Our team includes seasoned professionals with strong academic track record and deep knowledge of the local and regional market. Our firm is led by a team with significant Wall Street experience.
Roberto is a Systems Engineer with High Distinction from the Univeristy of Virginia and has an MBA from Harvard Business School. Prior to founding Proventus in 2005, Roberto worked for Morgan Stanley's Latin America Investment Banking and Private Equity groups in New York and Sao Paulo.See more
Roberto has a Systems Engineering degree with High Distinction from University of Virginia and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Prior to founding Proventus in 2005, Roberto worked for Morgan Stanley´s Latin American Investment Banking Group in New York where he was part of the teams that advised clients across the region in transactions surpassing US$3 billion. He then moved to São Paulo to work with Morgan Stanley´s MSGEM Private Equity group covering Latin America.
At Proventus, he has led teams advising blue chip corporates including the sale of a 50% stake in Pronaca to CMI, the sale of Ecofroz to Air Water, the investment from Corporación Favorita in Hanaska, the sale of Fisa Group to Constellation Software, the sale of Zuauto, the sale of El Kiosko to Alpina, capital raising for Marathon Sports, the reviews of the Quito subway and the Quito airport projects, among other transactions.
He is a board member of private and non-profit institutions. Endeavor Mentor. YPO member.
Daniel is an Industrial Engineer - Cum Laude, from Cornell University and has an MS in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA with Honors from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining Proventus as a partner in 2009, Daniel held various positions at Lehman Brothers and Bain and Company.See more
Daniel is an Industrial Engineer - Cum Laude, from Cornell University and has an MS in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA with Honors from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Before joining as Partner at Proventus in 2009, Daniel worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Lehman Brothers, specializing in Telecom and Techonology companies. Daniel also worked as a Case Team Leader at Bain and Company in their New York and Mexico City offices doing strategic consulting and private equity cases for clients in the U.S. and in Latin America.
At Proventus, Daniel has successfully led the execution of multiple transactions in the Consumer, Manufacturing, Financial and Services sectors including the acquisition of Rey Holdings by Corporación Favorita, the purchase of Inalecsa by Arca Continental, the sale of Rampas Andes Airport Services by the LATAM Airlines Group to Talma and the valuation and due diligence of Banco del Pacífico, among others.
Daniel is a member of the Quito chapter of Executive Forums and serves on the boards of private and non-profit institutions.
B.A. Finance and B.A. Business Management and has a Master in International Management from IE Business School in Madrid. He joined Proventus in 2009 and has been part of projects in consumer products, steel, banking, among others.See more
Nicolás holds a dual B.A. in Finance and Business Management from Universidad San Francisco de Quito, has a Master in International Management (MIM) from IE Business School in Madrid. Nicolás joined Proventus in 2009 and has held the roles of analyst, associate and more recently Vicepresident.
At Proventus Nicolas has participated in several transactions including the sale of Ecofroz (IQF broccoli exporters) to Air Water of Japan, the sale of a 50% stake in Pronaca to CMI, the investment from Corporación Favorita in Hanaska, the completion of INCA acquisition by Pronaca, the purchase of Impex of Doral (Florida) by Zaimella, the financial analysis of the Quito Subway and the valuation and due diligence of Banco del Pacifico.
He has also conducted several valuation and consultancy projects in multiple industries including consumer goods, retail, pharmaceutical, automotive, technology, construction materials, steel, plastic, insurance, banking, hospitality, aviation, software and agriculture.
Andres has an economist degree - Summa Cum Laude, from Universidad San Francisco de Quito. Has been part of retail, software and agroindustry projects.See more
Andrés is an Economist - Summa Cum Laude, from the Universidad San Francisco de Quito.
At Proventus, he has been part of retail, software and agroindustry projects:
During his time in college, Andres was involved in several extracurricular activities related to community improvement, entrepreneurship and economics.
Andrés joined Proventus in 2017 after working in the insurance sector. He was part of the team that advised Corporación Favorita in the acquisition of Supermercados Rey in Panama, the largest investment by an Ecuadorian private company abroad. He was also part of the sales of Fisa Group, Ecofroz and Zuauto.
He's been part of projects in the automotive, software, retail and agroindustry sectors.
José Ignacio Miño
Jose Ignacio has a Finance degree - Cum Laude, from Universidad San Francisco de Quito. Has worked in infrastructure, retail and consumer goods projects.See more
Jose Ignacio has a Finance degree - Cum laude, from Universidad San Francisco de Quito.
During his time in college, Jose Ignacio was a member of the Business Honor Society of the school of Management and Economics (CADE) at Universidad San Francisco de Quito.
Jose Ignacio joined Proventus in 2018 since then he has been part of projects in the infraestructure, retail, consumer goods and automotive sectors.