Investment Strategy

Evolvere focuses on making investments in Andean-based companies with significant potential for value creation through operational improvements, organic and M&A growth (consolidation and internationalization)

CRITERIA

In general, Evolvere targets market-leading companies with a track record of generating positive and growing EBITDA and operating cash flow, which demand capital to finance growth, and are present in sectors showing solid growth rates as a result of their exposure to the rapid expansion of middle classes in the region and the positive general economic outlook.


TRANSACTION SIZE

Evolvere specifically targets equity investments of US$10 mm to US$100 mm in mid-market companies in the Andean Region with enterprise values ranging between US$25 mm and US$300 mm.


SECTORS

The firm focuses on the following sectors where it can leverage the team´s investment and operating experience: Consumer & Retail, Healthcare, Agri-Business & Food, Business Services, Specialty Manufacturing, Transportation & Logistics and Auxiliar Oil & Mining industries.

INVESTMENT SITUATIONS

Typical investment situations where Evolvere participates include:

Companies with opportunities for operational improvement.

Consolidation/build up processes.

Internationalization of the businesses.

Family owned business in need of strong and active ownership to face their next stage of development and/or to mitigate succession problems.

Involvement of management teams in the capital of the company (MBOs).

Sale of non-core assets by industrials.



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