Team

With trained professionals fully dedicated to the execution of M&A transactions and origination and restructuring of debt, Infupa’s investment banking team is the largest and most experienced team in Argentina.

    President

    Directors

    Analysts

    Founder-Counselor

Oscar J. Collazo

President

Mr. Collazo joined Infupa in 1992 as a Director, becoming directly involved in the management of M&A transactions. Since 1998 he was Vice President until January 2011, when he became chairman of the firm. As from his incorporation to Infupa, he has participated in more than 300 M&A processes.

Before joining Infupa, Mr. Collazo worked in several companies; as advisor to the board of directors of Banco de Italia and Río de la Plata, Finamérica and Panificación Argentina, and also as General Manager of Algodonera Temperley, Inyecta Argentina, and Best Service.

Mr. Collazo holds an Industrial Engineering degree from the Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA).

ocollazo@infupa.com
Manuel Solanet (jr)

Director

Mr. Solanet joined Infupa in 1997 where he is focused on financial institutions, food & beverages and real estate. Previously, he worked for Sociedad Comercial del Plata (SCP) acting as Planning Manager at Tren de la Costa, and as Project Manager at Del Plata Propiedades. Mr. Solanet was also part of the corporate development area of SCP, where he participated in the acquisition of several privatized companies.

Manuel also worked in New York as part of the Dillon, Read & Co. Corporate Finance department.

Mr. Solanet holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA) and a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School, USA.

msolaneth@infupa.com
Carlos A. Menéndez

Director

Mr. Menéndez joined Infupa in 1993 as an M&A Associate. He is Director of the company since 1997.

Before joining Infupa, Carlos worked as planning analyst at Disprofarma (Pharmaceutics) and as commercial planning analyst for the Techint Group at Siderar and Siderca (Steel Products).

Mr. Menéndez holds a degree in Industrial Engineering (1990) from the Universidad Católica Argentina and a Master of Business Administration (1997) from The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University.

At the moment, Carlos is regular professor of Corporate Finance in the Postgraduate School of the Catholic University of Argentina.

camenendez@infupa.com
Felipe Gudiño

Director

Mr. Gudiño joined Infupa in 2001. His experience at Infupa includes M&A, debt restructuring and corporate finance advisory, having worked with clients in a wide range of industries.

Previously, he worked as Planning and Finance Analyst at Transportadora de Gas del Norte.

Felipe received his BA in Economics from Universidad Católica Argentina, and an MBA from The Stern School of Business of New York University (NYU).

felipeg@infupa.com
Máximo Bronenberg

Director

Mr. Bronenberg joined Infupa in 2009, and became Director of the company in September 2016. His experience at Infupa includes M&A and corporate finance advisory, having worked with clients in a wide range of industries such as consumer goods, financial services, agribusiness, construction materials, retail, telecommunications, and real estate, among others.

Before joining Infupa, he worked as Analyst at Maxinta S.A. at its money-market trading desk.

Mr. Bronenberg obtained his B.A. in Economics from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in 2009.

mbronenberg@infupa.com
Delia Barassi

Analyst

Mrs. Barassi joined Infupa in 1991. Before, she worked for Banco General de Negocios as an Investment Project Analyst for the International Finance Corporation (IFC), for IVA SACIFI as a Product and New Business Analyst, and for Cintoplóm S.A. as a Cost and Budget Analyst.

Delia participated in several M&A transactions in food & beverages, construction materials and retail sectors. She has also participated in debt restructuring processes.

Mrs. Barassi holds a B.A. in Business from Universidad de Buenos Aires.

dibarassi@infupa.com
Santiago Frías Silva

Analyst

Mr. Frias Silva joined Infupa in 2018. Previously, he did an internship in Colgate Palmolive's finance department and worked at Bullmetrix as a performance marketing analyst.

He holds a degree in Industrial Engineering (2017) from the Intituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA), where he participates of the Simulation and Optimization Study Center (CEOS), involved in data science and AI (artificial intelligence) projects.

sfrias@infupa.com
Tomas Ferreccio Aguirre

Analista

Mr. Ferreccio joined Infupa in february 2018. Previously he carried out his own business of distribution of fruit and vegetables and a football school.

He obtained his BA in Economics from Universidad de San Andrés on 2017

tomasferreccio@infupa.com
Manuel A. Solanet

Founder-Counselor

Mr. Solanet founded Infupa in 1982 together with three other partners and, until December 2010, he was the chairman of the firm. He is still an active participant in the company decisions as counselor. He has participated in more than 400 M&A processes.

In addition, Mr. Solanet is Academic Counselor of FIEL, a foundation for Latin American Economic Research.

He was Secretary for the Modernization of the State (2001), Secretary of Finance (1981/82) and Director of the National Institute of Economic Planning (1977/1981). Previously, Mr. Solanet was advisor to the Minister of Economy in the field of Public Works (1967/68) and to the National Counsel of Development (1969/67). He has also been advisor to the World Bank and private consultant in the economic field.

Mr. Solanet holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Buenos Aires and followed graduate studies in Economic Planning and Transportation Programming. He is an academic member of the National Academy of Engineering and of the National Academy of Ethics and Political Sciences.

msolanet@infupa.com
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