MAS Equity Partners (MEP)

ABOUT US

MAS EQUITY PARTNERS is a pioneer private equity fund manager in the Andean Region, with more than 16 years of successful activity.

Backing VISIONARY ENTREPRENEURS through minority equity investments and effective field support.

STRATEGIC GUIDANCE based on best practices of corporate governance and management.

SUSTAINABLE VALUE CREATION through proprietary and proven methodology, "Building Blocks".

RESPECT, TRANSPARENCY & RECIPROCITY to build win-win long-term partnerships.

ABOUT US

• PIONEERS in growth capital investments in the Andean Region, with more than 16 years of successful activity. Our companies have been recognized for their performance, innovation and leadership

• REGIONAL approach based on the expansion of successful Colombian companies abroad, through market development and M&A

• Support to VISIONARY ENTREPRENEURS with a high commitment and knowledge of their industry, through minority investments of capital and effective accompaniment in the field

• STRATEGIC ADDRESS based on the best practices of corporate governance and management. Active participation in the government and effective support to the management team

• CREATION OF SUSTAINABLE VALUE through our proven "Building Blocks" methodology.

• SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS MODELS based on alignment of objectives and teamwork.

• RESPECT, TRANSPARENCY and RECIPROCITY always in the first place, to form long-term partnerships where everyone wins



Funds

3 Funds

Investments

17 Investments

Active Investments

8 Active

Realized Investments

8 Realized

• MEP portfolio companies have achieved, during the investment period:

14%
REVENUE
Annual Growth
17%
EBITDA
Annual Growth
4.859
JOBS
Created

TEAM

Héctor Cateriano

Managing Partner & CEO

Patricio D'Apice

Managing Partner & CIO

Camilo Pinzón

Lead Partner Ecuador

Carlos Rubiños

Senior Advisor Andean Region

Joana Taboada

International Controller

Leidy Caro

Legal Director & ESGG

Hernán Pérez De Brigard

Executive Advisor (Colombia)

Mauricio Gómez

Executive Advisor

Michael Papageorgiou

Associate in Operation

Andrés Gutiérrez

Associate in Operation

Gerardo Paredes

Analyst

María López

Analyst


José López

Analyst

Jack Cybul

Analyst

INVESTMENT COMMITTEE

Hubertus van der Vaart

Fondo I, II, III

Julio Manuel Ayerbe

Fondo I, II, III

Héctor Cateriano

Fondo I, II, III

Carlos Hugo Escobar

Fondo I, II

Marcelo Leon Dub

Fondo I, II

Patricio D’Apice

Fondo III

Hernán Pérez De Brigard

Fondo III

INVESTMENT PRINCIPLES

HIGH GROWTH COMPANIES

Medium size companies with high growth potential in dynamic industries

VISIONARY BUSINESSMEN

Seasoned management teams with a clear vision and discipline

INNOVATIVE BUSINESS MODELS

Innovative business models with sustainable competitive advantages

SUSTAINABLE VALUE CREATION AND EXITS

Value building plans based on proprietary proven methodology, “Buidling Blocks” and clear exit strategies.

MODEL REPLICATION

Replication of successful business models in different markets and regions

REGIONAL EXPANSION

Investment strategy oriented to regional expansion, leveraging on successful companies and management teams

VALUE BUILDING

Proactive participation in the decision making process, effectively influencing the direction of the business through best practices in corporate governance, strategic insight, on the ground management support, and a deep local network. Cross industry knowledge and experience at all corporate levels. Value building through a proven methodology that works at three levels:

Value Development

Unleashing of the company’s hidden, through the strengthening of the business fundamentals and decision making process

Value Building

Effective on-the-ground management support on strategy, management and processes

Value Replication

Optimization of the business model to allow for replication in other markets or regions

Corporate Governance


• Effective Board of Directors

• Focused advisory committees for the board and the management team

• Optimization of organizational structure

• Assessment of leadership and succession plans

Expansion & Replication


• Structured growth plans

• Organic vs. inorganic growth

• Mergers and acquisitions

• New business lines

• Consolidation and integration opportunities

• Replication of business model

• Regional expansion

Management Support


• Reporting and monitoring discipline

• Processes and control review

• Capital structure optimization

• Business model review

• Strategic insight

• Digital transformation

• ESGG strategy

ACTIVE INVESTMENTS

Food production and commercialization

2020 | Fondo MEF III

Industrial manufacturing

2019 | Fondo MEF III

Real estate development

2019 | Fondo MEF III

Industrial Manufacturing

2019 | Fondo MEF III

Clinical Laboratory

2018 | Fondo MEF III

Dental Clinics

2015 | Fondo MCL

Restaurant Operator

2012 | Fondo MCL

O&G services

2012 | Fondo MCL

EXITED INVESTMENTS

Chemicals distribution

2021 | Fondo MEF III

Transport and Logistics

2014 | Fondo MCL

High complexity hospitals

2013 - 2018 | Fondo MCL

Restaurant and Entertainment

2008 - 2017 | Fondo FTC

Health and Wellness

2007 - 2016 | Fondo FTC

Financial Services

2006 - 2013 | Fondo FTC

Agroindustry

2009 - 2013 | Fondo FTC

O&G services

2009 - 2011 | Fondo FTC

INDUSTRY AWARDS

Most Successful Private Equity Investment

ROCSA

November 2021, Colcapital

Most Successful Private Equity Investment

PROMOTORA MEDICA LAS AMÉRICAS

October 2019, Lavca

Top Deal in Latin America

GRUPO IGA

March 2018, Lavca


Most Succesful Industry Transaction Award

GRUPO IGA

October 2017, ColCapital


Value Creation Recognition

OPL CARGA

October 2017, ColCapital

Business Impact Award

BODYTECH

September 2014, ColCapital

Value Creation Recognition

TGT GAMAS

September 2014, ColCapital

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