Mr. Lara has 30 years of experience structuring and successfully executing all kinds of M&A transactions for private and public companies in the Mexican middle market. Throughout his career and through his Mexico-based IB Boutique Firm, Profintec, Mr. Lara has led transactions for a total aggregate amount of more than USD 1.2 billion across all industries.

 

Prior to founding Profintec M&A, Mr. Lara worked as Head of Corporate Finance & Head of Investment Banking for several leading Mexican institutions such as Operadora de Bolsa, Bursamex Casa de Bolsa and Bital bank (now HSBC México) where he led several IPO´s. Mr. Lara was responsible for the public and private placement of more than USD 1 billion in debt instruments such as long-term bonds.

 

Mr. Lara is also a private investor having been involved with companies in the financial services, health, sexual wellness, construction materials and fashion & entertainment industries.

 

Mr. Lara holds a degree in Public Accounting from La Salle University in Mexico City and an MBA from the Arthur D. Little School of Management at Boston College. He is a member of the founding generation of the Senior Management Program in Private Equity (ADECAP) from IPADE Business School in Mexico City.  

Jorge Lara Ibarra
CEO Jupiter Capital
José Miguel Ramos
CEO Envelp

-Business administration degree, CESSA (class of 1994)

-CEO at Grupo Somar and at Lifesense

-17 years of C-level experience in the healthcare industry: pharmaceutical, healing materials and veterinary; experience as General Manager at “Mieles y Sales” and at “Suplemed”, as well as Commercial Director for Laboratorios Serral.

-Studies in anatomy, physiology and pharmacology at the CDE (2000)

-Master in business administration, Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección (IPADE), class of 2002.

-Semiology studies, Colegio de Consultores (2002-2012).

-Corporate finance studies at ITAM and Network Marketing studies at UNAM.

Guillermo Martorell Nieto
CEO Grupo Platino

- Mechanical engineer, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana.

- Master in business administration, Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección (IPADE).

- President of the board and shareholder of Te Creemos S.F.P de C.V., a regulated micro-financing company.

- President of the finance committee of Sentinel Investment Group, a group of companies in the finance, pharmaceutical, logistics, and real estate sectors.

- CEO of EM Asesorías, S.C., a company that currently continues to provide M & A services to medium-sized Mexican companies.

- 25 years of experience in mergers & acquisitions; previously finance director and business development (CFO) of Farmacias del Ahorro, a national drugstore chain.

- Shareholder and board member of various companies.

Pablo Mendoza García
CEO Crowe Horwath
Gossler

-Fiscal leader of the “Room next door” for the NAFTA renegotiations of 2017.

- Certified public accountant, University of La Salle, with honors

- CEO of the accounting firm Crowe Horwath Gossler.

- Columnist, expositor and professor of finance and fiscal subjects at various universities and at colleges federated to the Mexican Institute of Public Accountants,

- President of the vigilance counsel of the Mexican Counsel for the Research and Development of Financial Information Norms.

- National president of the Mexican Institute of Public Accountants for the period 2004-2005.

- President of the Fiscal Commission of the Corporate Coordinator Council, top business organization in Mexico.

Gerardo Napolitano Pompa 
Socio Muñoz Manzo
y Ocampo

-Public accountant, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM).

-Fiscal consulting partner at Muñoz, Manzo & Ocampo, S.C., where he joined in 2010.

-Started at Chévez, Ruiz, Zamarripa (1996) where he was promoted to fiscal consulting partner in 2009.

-Member of the Colegio de Contadores Públicos de México (College of Public Accountants of Mexico)  or CCPM, and of the Mexican Institute of Public Accountants (IMCP).

-Active member of the International Fiscal Commission of the CCPM.

-Lecturer of various classes in fiscal matters at Universidad Iberoamericana.

-External advisor for the International Monetary Fund on a mission in Lima, Peru.

Gerardo Luis Cazenave Tapia Izoard
CEO Data Concepto

-Entrepreneur and businessman; has started up businesses in various areas of economic activity.

-Partner, along with Grupo Indi and ADO, in the mass transportation network in the State of Mexico.

-Director of Institutional Relationships for Grupo Indi, since 2012.

-Lecturer at the Universidad Anahuac for eleven years, teaching micro, macro economy and econometrics.

-Founding partner and president of Data Concepto, SA de CV, a company dedicated to the implementation of systems in cadastral projects and assets management systems for State governments, public organisms and private companies.

-Board member and partner in other companies, such as: Constructora Car, SA de CV, a firm dedicated to the development of luxury housing units at the Lomas Country Club Golf Club; and Frontera Cooper Corporation, a Grupo Salinas company.