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

Our services


and Acquisitions Advisory

  • Complete analysis of alternatives
  • Target search
  • Valuation analysis
  • Definition and valuation of synergies
  • Leadership throughout negotiations
  • Continuous supervision until closing



  • Diagnostic and review of alternatives
  • Analysis of debt capacity and debt payment profile
  • Negotiation with all involved parties
  • Structuring


Raising Services

  • Review of capital needs and best funding alternatives
  • Implementation of capital raising plan (equity, debt and mezzanine)
  • Road shows and marketing support
  • Direct relationship with institutional funds and multilaterals

Other Corporate

Finance Services

  • Valuations
  • Fairness Opinions
  • Corporate Portfolio analysis
  • Project Finance
  • Other Structured Finance


We are proud to have advised multiple local and foreign companies and investors in their most relevant transactions in Ecuador and abroad. This experience has given us a deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges of the local market and knowledge of the particularities of several industrial sectors such as food and beverages, automotive, consumer products, retail, telecommunications, tourism, infrastructure, financial services, natural resources and technology, among others.



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 Beverages
– Automotive
– Business Services
– Consumer and Retail
– Healthcare, Biotech and Pharma
– Internet, Software and Technology
– Logistics and Transportation
– Paper and Packaging

Our Team

Our team has a strong academic background, extensive experience in finance and in-depth knowledge of the market. Several of our members have worked in global firms in the US, Brazil and Mexico.

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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Lem Saab

Lem has a degree in International Business Administration and Management and a Master’s degree in Banking and Financial Regulation from the University of Navarra. He has previous experience in corporate banking at BNP Paribas and strategic consulting at EY.

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Felipe Vilac

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

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Jessica Villacís

She has a double degree in economics and finance – summa cum laude, from the San Francisco de Quito University. She has experience in the automotive, pharmaceutical and retail sectors.

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