PC Capital – Investment Banking México

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PABLO COBALLASI

Managing Director

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PABLO COBALLASI

Managing Director

EMAIL

pcoballasi@pc-capital.com

PHONE

+52 (55) 52518279

OFFICE

Paseo de la Reforma 2654, 8th Floor. Mexico, DF C.P. 11950

About Pablo Coballasi:

Over the last 21 years Mr. Coballasi has worked as a private equity investor, investment banker and consultant in the United States and Latin America. For the last 10 years, Mr. Coballasi co-founded and help built the PC Capital franchise into Mexico’s leading middle market investment banking practice. Being responsible for the firm’s investment banking practice, Mr. Coballasi has sourced and executed buy side and sell side mandates ranging in size from $10Mn USD to $600Mn USD for leading private equity firms, corporations and families. Before PC Capital, Mr. Coballasi served as Vice President of FondElec Capital Advisors in New York, one of the first private equity firms to invest in Latin America, where he helped managed a PE portfolio of over $600Mn USD of mainly telecom and energy investments in Brazil, Mexico and the United States. Before FondElec, Mr. Coballasi worked as a consultant for Deloitte Consulting/Braxton Associates and served clients in Mexico, Argentina, Central America and the United States. Mr. Coballasi holds a BE in Mechanical Engineering from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. Additionally, Pablo serves as a mentor for Endeavor and Wayra Mexico and is a member of Mexico’s Institute for Financial Executives (IMEF) and serves in its Entrepreneurship National Committee.

JAVIER ARRECHEA

Managing Director

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JAVIER ARRECHEA

Managing Director

EMAIL

jarrechea@pc-capital.com

PHONE

+52 (55) 52518279

OFFICE

Paseo de la Reforma 2654, 8th Floor. Mexico, DF C.P. 11950

About Javier Arrechea:

Javier Arrechea has been involved in the education sector for more than 31 years. He is focused on sourcing international investment opportunities in Latin America, primarily in the education sector. To date, he is a Principal at Sterling Capital Partners , a US middle market PE firm with over $3.0 Bn USD of assets under management, President of Sterling International Schools, Senior Partner and Founder of Avantya in Education, a consulting company dedicated to help International Groups in the area of Education to expand Internationally, and Co Founder of Laureate Educational Corporation. Javier is also an adviser to the CEO of both Laureate Educational Corporation and Sterling International Schools (Actual Meritas International Corporation), participating in the acquisition of 36 Private Universities and 14 k – 12 schools around the world for a combined value of over $ 1.3 Bn USD. In addition, Javier has owned K-12 educational and language institutions in a number of Spanish-speaking countries.

 

PABLO CERVANTES

Managing Director

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PABLO CERVANTES

Managing Director

EMAIL

pcervantes@pc-capital.com

PHONE

+52 (55) 52518279

OFFICE

Paseo de la Reforma 2654, 8th Floor. Mexico, DF C.P. 11950

About Pablo Cervantes:

Over the last 10 years, Mr. Cervantes has accumulated a vast experience as a board member of some of Mexico’s leading corporations, investment banker and operator in several industries. Mr. Cervantes currently serves or has served on the board of Kuo(MX: KUO), Dine (MX: DINE), Beta San Mónica, BCBA Impulse, Reasinterand Polycromamong others.Prior to PC Capital, Mr. Cervantes worked as a banker for IXE bank in Mexico and JP Morgan in New York, where he executed multiple equity and debt capital markets transactions ranging in size from US$2 to US$200MM. Prior to his banking experience, Mr. Cervantes also served as chief operating officer of  Polycrom, one of Mexico’s leading conglomerates with over US $500MM in revenues generated from its agriculture, dairy products, sugar processing, and real state businesses in Mexico & Spain.  Before Polycrom, Mr. Cervantes worked as Director of Risk analysis of Reasinter in the Reinsurance sector.  Mr. Cervantes is a Chemical Engineer from Universidad Iberoamericana and holds an MBA from Mexico’s IPADE Business School.

VICENTE E. CAPRILES

Director

EMAIL

vcapriles@pc-capital.com

PHONE

+52 (55) 52518279

OFFICE

Paseo de la Reforma 2654, Piso 8. México, DF C.P. 11950

About Vicente E. Capriles:

Mr. Capriles joined PC Capital in 2014 to lead the Firm’s Energy Practice.  For the last 6 years, Mr. Capriles served as VP of Corporate Development at Suelopetrol, an Oil & Gas independent company focused in Exploration and Production of Hydrocarbons. During this time he was a board member and the designated official representing the company in several businesses where the group held interest including Oil & Gas ventures in Mexico, USA, Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela. Besides having direct exposure to day to day operations, Mr. Capriles was thoroughly involved in planning and execution of multi-billion dollar projects, asset bidding rounds, JVs, farm-ins/outs, divestures, E&P contract negotiations with government officials, corporate finance, project financing and business unit profitability turnaround initiatives. Previously Mr. Capriles was a management consultant at The Boston Consulting Group’s New York and Mexico City Offices, specializing in Industrial Goods and Financial Services, executing growth strategy projects, market opportunity analyses, competitive benchmarking and post-merger integrations. Mr Capriles holds a Civil Engineering degree from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

GABRIEL ARAUJO

Partner / Principal

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GABRIEL ARAUJO

Partner / Principal

EMAIL

garaujo@pc-capital.com

PHONE

+52 (55) 52518279

OFFICE

Paseo de la Reforma 2654, 8th Floor. Mexico, DF C.P. 11950

About Gabriel Araujo:

Mr. Araujo worked as an Associate of Corporate Finance/M&A for Grupo BBVA in Mexico City, Mexico for  two and a half years. This  team focuses specifically in providing corporate finance services for mid/large cap companies in Mexico, the US and Latin America. Upon receiving his MBA in Finance, he reincorporated Grupo BBVA  in July of 2007 as an Associate of M&A & Equity Capital Markets, where he had the chance to work with several clients such as Chedraui, Diarq, GrupoCollado and the Government of Mexico D.F.

Prior to this experience Mr. Araujo worked as an Associate in Wealth Management at BBVA Bancomer for almost five years, where he advised and handled a portfolio of High Net Worth Individuals of about USD$150 million. At this time Mr. Araujo was certified by the AMIB (Asociación Mexicana de IntermediariosBursátil) as an Investment Strategy Advisor and a Financial Advisor.

Mr. Araujo has an MBA from Instituto de Empresas Business School (IE) in Madrid, Spain. He also has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA) in Mexico City, Mexico.

 

SEBASTIÁN IZURIETA

Analyst

EMAIL

sizurieta@pc-capital.com

PHONE

+52 (55) 52518279

OFFICE

Paseo de la Reforma 2654, 8th Floor. Mexico, DF C.P. 11950

About Sebastián Izurieta:

Sebastian joined PC Capital as an Analyst. Prior to joining the PC Capital team, he was part of Deals in PwC, where he performed financial planning, modeling, financial due diligence and structuring of securitizations and debt. He also has experience in construction Industry, where he worked the operation and administration of a construction company for 2 years.

Sebastian has a Public Accountant and Financial Strategy degree from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México

Andrés Sánchez

Analyst

EMAIL

asanchez@pc-capital.com

PHONE

+52 (55) 52518279

OFFICE

Paseo de la Reforma 2654, 8th Floor. Mexico, DF C.P. 11950

About Andrés Sanchéz:

While being an Analyst at PC Capital, Andres has worked in the Private Equity Fund: Mexico
Development I, LP. Prior to joining the PC Capital team, he was part of the sails and trading
team in Bank of America Merrill Lynch Mexico, where he analyzed and recommended specific
investment opportunities with traders in Mexico and NY. He was also able to develop his
negotiation skills. As well as send out research notes to traders summarizing daily and weekly
data and news from different industries.

Andres has a Bachelor´s Degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad Iberoamericana.

MAYRA NAVARRETE

Controller

EMAIL

mnavarrete@pc-capital.com

PHONE

+52 (55) 52518279

OFFICE

Paseo de la Reforma 2654, 8th Floor. Mexico, DF C.P. 11950

About Mayra Navarrete:

Over the last 8 years Mayra Navarrete has developed vast experience in preparing financial information and implementing internal controls. Prior to PC Capital Mayra worked as an Analyst/Financial Reporting at Holcim Mexico, one of the largest producers and distributors of cement, aggregates and other products for the construction industry, were she developed and implemented internal controls and prepared their financial information in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) over 2 years.

Before Holcim, Mayra worked for 3 years at KPMG Mexico, highlighting the experience she developed auditing some of the largest banks and financial institutions in Mexico such as Banamex, HSBC, Scotiabank and performing audit work for governmental institutions such as Instituto del Fondo Nacional de la Vivienda para los Trabajadores (INFONAVIT). Additionally, Mrs. Navarrete worked as Tax Consultant for expatriates at Deloitte (Galaz, Yamazaki, Ruíz Urquiza) in Mexico City. Mayra isholds a BE in Public Accountant from ESCA Santo Tomás – IPN in Mexico and has participated auditing and financial courses from KPMG and Deloitte.