Ventura Capital Privado is a private investment vehicle created to generate, analyze, structure and actively manage investment opportunities in Mexico.

Ventura is an innovative investment vehicle that combines the best practices of a private equity firm with a flexible time horizon and fee structure which fully aligns its incentives with the interests of its investors.

Each member of our investment team has extensive business experience in different industries.
The team’s diverse backgrounds strengthens our decision-making process and gives us an extensive operational overview as a team.

Our Senior Partners have a broad industry expertise, an unparalleled understanding of the local market, and 70+ years of combined professional experience which provides Ventura with an attractive deal sourcing network of non-intermediated and unique investment opportunities.

We focus on investing in established companies with high margins where the team can contribute its experience for the strategic growth of the company.

We are the local advisers in Mexico of General Atlantic, an international growth equity firm based in New York with more than 37 years of experience in the industry.

The Ventura Difference

VCP distinguishes itself by the unique structure that allows us to align the interests
all of the parties involved in each of our investments

Capital Inteligente Smart & Flexible
Capital

Our funds come from investors whose growth equity vision is aligned with ours.

We are committed to the maximization of returns, not to an established time limit.

Inversionistas Strategic
Investors

Most of our anchor investors are successful businessmen that share their know-how and are actively involved in the companies’ strategy.

Strong Network Strong
Network

The partners’ and our investors´ strong network across different industries and geographies allows us to leverage diverse resources for the success of our investments.

Alineacion de Intereses Alignment of
Interests

Our investment thesis allows us to consider the management’s vision while our fee structure and carry waterfall are designed to align the
investor’s interests with our own.

Equipo Highly Committed Team

We are actively involved at a board and operational level and contribute directly with the management team on the companies’ key strategies.

Responsibility is the foundation of our work; a testimony to this is our long and lasting relationship with our partners and investors.

The Senior Partners are advisors in Mexico to General Atlantic with whom they share a co-investment agreement

Investment Approach

Ventura’s structure seeks that our investments reach their full potential.

DEAL SOURCING
STRATEGY

INVESTMENT
CRITERIA

INVESTMENT THESIS

1
Ventura’s investment team constantly analyzes industry and economic trends to identify potential investments
2
Capitalizing on the team’s and investors’ experience in the local market has helped us to identify unique opportunities
3
Our strategic investors‘ strong position across different industries provide us with exclusive investment opportunities

While we normally focus on the following industries,
we are always open to explore other markets

ENTERTAINMENT

FINANCIAL
SERVICES

TELECOM

PHARMACEUTICAL &
HEALTHCARE

REAL ESTATE

CONSUMER GOODS AND
SERVICES

ENTERTAINMENT

FINANCIAL
SERVICES

TELECOM

PHARMACEUTICAL &
HEALTHCARE

REAL ESTATE

CONSUMER GOODS AND
SERVICES

Favorable Industry
Dynamics

Cash Flow
Positive

Proven Business
Model

Forward-looking
Management

RESTRICTIONS: Debt / Seed Capital – Angel Investments / Venture Capital

Flecha INVESTOR BASE

We build our investor base for each project, focusing on strategic individuals and companies which can add the most value per transaction.

Flecha2 FUND APPROACH

We are involved and active investors in the companies in which we invest, supporting the management team in strategic decisions and key initiatives. Our capital partners, portfolio companies and employees share a common vision for long-term growth. We look for control positions or robust minority rights.

BUSINESS PLAN

We invest with a clear plan that creates value for all the parties involved in the transaction. The team works closely with each of the companies, actively looking for opportunities of consolidating each platform as industry leaders through growth acceleration and performance improvement.

Ventura

INVESTMENT TEAM

Ventura’s team has a unique blend of experience and diversified background; the Senior Partners have a long-standing and proven track-record in the Mexican market, with seasoned investment and operational experience

Javier Molinar

Senior Partner

  • Board Chairman:
    • Ventura Entertainment
  • Board Member:
    • Grupo Gigante | Maxcom | Grupo Porres | IRL | Mexplorer
  • Former CEO Ixe Grupo Financiero

Enrique Castillo

Senior Partner

  • Board Chairman:
    • Maxcom | Citibanamex(Non-executive Chairman)
  • Board Member:
    • Médica Sur | Southern Copper Corporation | Herdez | Cultiba | Grupo Alfa | Mexplorer | Ventura Entertainment
  • Former Chairman and CEO Ixe Grupo Financiero
  • Former President of the Mexican Banks’ Association

Ana Buch

PARTNER

  • Corporate Banking Executive Director – IXE/Banorte
  • Credit Administration Analyst –BankBoston
  • Budget and New Project Analyst -Prudential
  • Graduate Studies in Banking– LSU
  • Bachelor Business Administration – UIA

Fernando Castillo

PARTNER

  • Associate – Greenpark Capital (Private Equity Secondary Fund)
  • Investment Banking Analyst – Credit Suisse México
  • MBA – London Business School
  • B.S. in Industrial Engineering – UIA

Christian Papayanopulos

PARTNER

  • Equity Trader – IXE
  • Equity Research Analyst-IXE
  • Assistant Brand Manager – Johnson & Johnson
  • MBA – Chicago Booth School of Management
  • Bachelor Business Administration Cum Laude – ITESM

Álvaro Castillo

PARTNER

  • Payroll Loans Project Manager – UNIFIN
  • Marketing Analyst – Ferromex (Railways)
  • MBA – Columbia Business School
  • B.S. in Industrial Engineering UIA

Manuel Ruiz

PARTNER

  • Investment Banking Vice President ECM & DCM – Ixe/Banorte
  • Government Bonds Deputy Director– Ministry of Finance
  • M.Sc. Finance (Cum Laude) – Essex University
  • B.S. in Economic Studies – CIDE

Íñigo Castillo

PARTNER

  • Corporate Marketing Manager – Entreteparq
  • Marketing Analyst – Televisa
  • International MBA – IE Business School
  • B.S. in Communications – UIA

Fabiola Quinzaños

ASSOCIATE

  • Sales and Services Coordinator – Quinzaños & Compañía
  • Analyst – Adobe Capital
  • BS in Industrial Engineering (Cum Laude)- UIA

Inés Álvarez

ANALYST

  • Investment Banking Analyst – Itaú BBA México
  • Investment Banking Analyst – SAI Consultores
  • BS in Industrial Engineering – UIA

OUR PORTFOLIO

CONTACT US

Paseo de los Tamarindos 400.
Torre B. Piso 25
Col. Bosques de las Lomas
C.P. 05120. Ciudad de México

T. 50030900

contacto@venturacp.com