About Us

• We have over 10 YEARS OF SUCCESSFUL EXPERIENCE in Colombia, with a regional focus

• We specialize in private equity investments in MEDIUM-SIZE COMPANIES WITH GROWTH POTENTIAL

• We partner with BUSINESSMEN with strong commitment and knowledge of their industry

• We provided STRATEGIC GUIDANCE based on best corporate government practices and effective management support

• We help CREATE VALUE through effective on the ground support and a proven methodology

• We contribute to the development of SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS MODELS based on alignment of interests in objectives and teamwork

• Above all, we value RESPECT, TRANSPARENCY and RECIPROCITY build long term, mutually benefitting partnerships

Total Investments

10 Investments

Private Equity Funds

3 Funds

Active Investments

6 Active

Exited Investments

4 Exited

Investment Committee

Hubertus van der Vaart

Fund I, II, III

Julio Manuel Ayerbe

Fund I, II, III

Héctor Cateriano

Fund I, II, III

Carlos Hugo Escobar

Fund I, II

Marcelo Leon Dub

Fund I, II

Patricio D’Apice

Fund III

Hernán Pérez De Brigard

Fund III


Héctor Cateriano

Managing Partner & CEO

Patricio D´Apice

Managing Partner & CIO

Hernán Pérez De Brigard

Executive Advisor

Mauricio Gómez


Aurora Méndez

Financial and Administrative Manager

Sergio Pulido

Senior Associate

Rafael Salas

Senior Associate

Laura Gómez

Senior Analyst

Santiago López

In-house Counsel

Michael Papageorgiou

Senior Analyst

Blanca Chaparro

Administrative Assistant

Felipe Croitoru


Brayan Avila


Andrés Gutiérrez


Investment Principles


Medium-size companies with high growth potential in dynamic industries


Solid management teams with clear vision and discipline


Innovative business models with sustainable competitive advantages


Create Value creation plan and exit strategy from start


Replication of business model in different markets and regions


Investment strategy centered in Colombia with emphasis on national and/or regional expansion

Creating Value

MAS Equity Partners actively participates in the decision making process and influences the direction of the company through strong corporate governance, strategic insight and a deep local network. We help to create value through a proven methodology that works at three levels:

Value Development

Unleashing the hidden value of the company, by strengthening the business fundamentals and decision making process

Value Building

On-the-ground management support through strategic Guidance, business and advice of processes

Value Replication

Consolidation of the business model to replicat it in other markets or regions

Corporate Governance

• Board of Directors

• Advisory Committees

• Organizational Structure

• Leadership Assessment

• Succession Plans

Management Support

• Reporting and Monitoring Discipline

• Processes and Controls

• Optimization of the capital structure

• Business Model Review

• Strategic Guidance

• Mergers and Acquisitions

Strategic Planning

• Strategic Design

• Structured Growth Plans

• Expansions to Other Markets and Regions

• Organic vs. inorganic Growth

• New Business Lines

• Consolidation, integration and replication opportunities


• Extensive Banking Relationships

• Close with Colombian Companies, Executives, and Directors

• Access to government and regulatory officials

• Local Market Knowledge and Intelligence

• Access to International Newtworks

Fund Transandino Colombia (FTC) - 2006

Financial Services
(2006 - 2013)

Health and Wellness
(2007 - 2016)

Restaurant and Entertainment

Oil Services
(2009 - 2011)

(2009 - 2013)

Fund MAS Colombia Latam (MCL) - 2011

Oil Services

Restaurant Operator

Hospitals High Complexity

Transport and Logistics

Dentist Clinics

Fund MAS Equity Fund III (MEF) - 2016


Latest News

MEP is in the ranking of the 50 most valuable companies in the services sector.

September 2016

Kokoriko, Andrés Carne de Res, and Bodytech, are three of the companies that make up MEP history...

Completed first closing of the third fund

December 2015

MAS Equity Partners (MEP) completed the first close of its third private equity fund in Colombia, MAS Equity Fund III, with the participation of local and international institutional investors.

New Investment in Sonria

December 2015

The fund MAS Latam Colombia closed its fifth and final investment in Sonria, a company is the leading chain of dental clinics in Colombia. The Company founded in 1992 owns and operates 62 clinics...

Launch of MAS Equity Partners: a story that began 10 years ago

September 2015

After 10 years of successful activity in Colombia, MAS Equity Partners (MEP) relaunched the firm hand of the pioneer team SEAF and MAS SEAF Colombia.

Why invest in Colombian companies?

September 2015

Gathered at the Country Club, the directors highlighted the economic factors with the greatest impact in 2015 and raised strategies to exploit opportunities in 2016.

MAS Equity Partners will invest in the services sector

September 2015

“We are currently in search of thinking organizations to invest in the expansion of the same. We are focused on the service industry.”

Kokoriko, a year of great expectations

April 2015

A good start to the year recorded until the Conboca Group, which manages brands chicken restaurant and ice cream Kokoriko Mimo's. The company is growing over budget and expectation that has its manager Juan Carlos Paba, is that sales could grow above 5%

TGT Gamas Launches New Look and Services

November 2014

TGT Gamas launched its new corporate image and an expanded range of services in the Expo Oil and Gas Colombia 2014. With over 30 years of services in Colombia of being a leader in continuous recording...

Business Impact Award for Bodytech

September 2014

Due to the exceling management in Bodytech, the FTC Fund was awarded the Business Impact Award by the Colombian Association of Private Equity Funds – ColCapital at the First Colombian Private Equity Industry Awards held on September 4th. Through an independent jury which included academics...

Investment in OPL

June 2014

The team of MAS Equity Partners closed an equity investment in OPL, a Colombian company leader in integrated logistic services. Since its foundation in 2006, OPL has positioned itself as an outstanding and one of the main cargo transportation companies in Colombia

Sale of full equity stake in Refinancia

December 2013

The team of MAS Equity Partners successfully exited the investment in Refinancia S.A. of Fondo Transandino Colombia. Refinancia is a leading non-performing loan (NPL) portfolio manager in Colombia, Peru and Mexico.

Contact Us

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  • Address: Carrera 12 No. 89-28 Of. 402
  • City: Bogotá - Colombia
  • Phone: +57 (1) 622-0126
  • Schedule: Monday to Friday (8:00 am - 5:00 pm)
  • E-mail: info@mas-equity.com
  • Website: www.mas-equity.com