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.

As independent advisors, our team has:

of advisory experience
billons in closed transactions

Our services


and Acquisitions Advisory

  • Partner or potential target search
  • Valuation and scenario analysis
  • Definition of synergies
  • Leadership role throughout negotiations
  • Process coordination until closing

Project Finance


  • Status review and proposed actions
  • Muti-party negotiations
  • Involvement in agreement implementation and document drafting


Raising Services

  • 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
  • Valuation and Fairness Opinions
  • Project Finance


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.



Proventus is the exclusive member for Ecuador of M&A WORLDWIDE, a global network of M&A advisory boutiques.  With 50 offices in 35 countries, M&A WORLDWIDE provides proven transactional skills with local knowledge and presence.

This global coverage gives our clients access to a wide range of strategic buyers, acquisition opportunities and potential investors.

With the support of more than 400 experts with in-depth industry acumen, connections and track record, we maximize the speed and success rate of transactions.

As members of M&A WORLDWIDE we benefit from industry experts across the globe that cover sectors such as:

– Agri, Food and Beverage
– Consumer and Retail
– Automotive
– Advance Manufacturing
– Healthcare Biotech and Pharma
– Paper and Packaging

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Our Team

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 Anker

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.

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Daniel Steiner

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.

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Nicolás Pinzón

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.

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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.

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Felipe Vilac

Felipe has a double degree in Finance & Economics from Providence College.

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