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
Victoria Premrou

Analyst

Mrs. Premrou joined Infupa in 1999. Before then, she worked for two years as Associate Consultant with Hermes Management Consulting (a consulting firm responsible for the valuation analysis of the Exxel Group), as risk analyst for Fitch-IBCA, and for ASTRA CAPSA as Financial and Investor Relations Analyst.

Victoria holds a BA in Business and is a CPA from Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA). She also holds a Master in Finance from CEMA.

vpremrou@infupa.com
Rodrigo Diaz Valdez

Analyst

Mr. Díaz Valdez joined Infupa in November 2013. Previously he had served as an Analyst for the firm Fenix ​​Partners SA.

He obtained his BA in Business Economics and a Master in Finance from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, in 2011 and 2012 respectively.

rdiazvaldez@infupa.com
Guido Fridland

Analyst

Mr. Fridland joined Infupa in 2016. Previously he worked in Financial Consulting Group, a consulting company dedicated to advice and management of investment portfolios.

Mr. Fridland studied at HEC Paris the first semester of 2016. He obtained his BA in Business Economics from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella.

gfridland@infupa.com
Matias Essayag

Analyst

Mr. Essayag joined Infupa in may 2017. Previously, he worked in First Corporate Finance Advisors and in GeoPark Limited.

He has a BA in Economics from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, and studied in Paris Dauphine during fall 2015.

messayag@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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