We are a multidisciplinary team of experts.

Roberto Barrera

Managing Director

With more than 10 years of experience, Roberto brinds profound expertise in M&A, investment funds (PE & VC), corporate finance and business consulting. Throughout his professional career, he has advised investment funds in Mexico and the US in their investment processes. His expertise comes from more than 40 M&A processes in a diverse range of industries, valuation for more than 90 companies, and docens of advisory projects in private and growth equity deals.

He holds an engineering degree in Business and Information Technology from ITESM, certified by Columbia Business School in M&A for private and public companies, and by NYU Stern School of Business in advanced valuation.

Zita Horváth

Legal Advisor

With more than 15 years of relevant experience in corporate and commercial law, as well as PE & VC deals, in Mexico and in cross-border transactions, Zita has experience representing multinational companies, advising in contract negotiations, asset purchases, representing family offices in their investments, including due-diligence processes, drafting of term-sheets and design of corporate governance.

She is currently a partner at Leal, Isla & Horvath, associate professor at EGADE Business School and leader of the Monterrey Investment Forum. Previously, she was regional director of AMEXCAP. She holds a master’s degree from Fordham University School of Law.

Félix Cárdenas

Strategic Advisor

With over 25 years of experience in PE & VC, M&A and global business development, Félix has operated in the USA, Europe, Japan and Latin America. Previously, he was a partner at Bluebox Ventures, a partner at Vento Capital and GreenTEK Ventures, a venture capital fund with global reach and headquartered in Switzerland. He has been a consultant and researcher in companies such as GE, Cemex, Heineken, Proeza, Coca-Cola, FEMSA, among others.

He is currently managing partner of Ascendis Capital, and directs the Center for Innovation and Corporate Entrepreneurship at EGADE Business School. He collaborates in research at Columbia University, IESE, UT Austin and Harvard.

Eduardo Martínez

Tax Advisor

Through 11 years of experience in tax matters, as partner and tax manager of Martínez Asesores, he has advised national and international clients in legal-tax matters in a variety of sectors, including health services, IT, manufacturing, real estate, among others. He has participated in transactions with U.S., Canadian and U.K. companies in their operations in Mexico. His expertise allows optimizations to the tax burden of companies, maximizing their profitability and complying with their obligations efficiently.

Eduardo holds a degree in Public Accounting and Finance from ITESM, and a Master’s degree in Tax Strategies from ICPNL.

Isaac Vega

Financial Analyst

Isaac is in his last semester of Finance at EU Business School, months away from graduating at the Geneva campus in Switzerland. At SALUS he constantly takes on new challenges around financial modeling, valuation, design of company roadshow materials, and data analysis. His efforts enable our team to work nimbly and accurately.

Hecson Olguín

Market Intelligence Analyst

Through his marketing major at ITESM and EDHEC Business School, Hecson has worked in marketing and brand development for companies in the financial and professional services sectors. His focus on market research, industry trends and brand evaluation provides powerful intelligence for M&A processes at SALUS.

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