Nexxus Private Equity has actively participated in the private equity industry in Mexico since its inception in 1995 and is one of the country’s largest independent alternative asset managers.

 


It has one of the longest and most sucessful track records in Latin America focused on enhancing the value of it’s portfolio.


 

Milestones

Nexxus Private Equity has completed 25 investments and has fully divested from 14 portfolio companies, raising and managing several funds with aggregate capital commitments and co-investments of over US$1.6 billion and is the only Mexican alternative asset manager that has listed six portfolio companies in the public markets.

 

Vision

Nexxus Private Equity vision is to be the alternative asset manager with whom investors, entrepreneurs and service providers prefer to associate with, due to its value creation capabilities and its thorough transparency, integrity and professionalism.

FUND
PRODUCTS

Our differentiated flexible investment approach allows both minority and majority positions to best fit the investment opportunity without sacrificing influence while focusing on liquidity, by implementing operational efficiencies with our in-house Value Acceleration Team to promote growth.

The team is formed by professionals with deep equity and credit expertise in multiple sectors and through different market cycles providing a sound knowledge of the local market.

INVESTMENT
STRATEGY

General Strategy

Nexxus

Provide expansion capital to medium-sized Mexican companies that have clear growth potential, investing both through majority and minority positions in highly scalable platforms, and attracting talented management with deep industry experience.

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Value Added

Take a proactive and hands-on role in advising sponsored companies to enhance and accelerate their business plans, improve their capital structures, and implement international standards of corporate governance and best practices.

Sectors

Nexxus

Diversify in multiple industries that include specialty retail, consumer products, services, financial, tourism and constructed related, among others.

Senior
TEAM MEMBERS

Arturo J. Saval

Senior Managing Partner

Arturo J. Saval, Senior Managing Partner of Nexxus since 1998, the largest independent alternative asset manager in Mexico. He has over 35 years of experience in private equity, investment and commercial banking, and has participated in numerous debt and equity transactions, both private and public, as well as in multiple advisory assignments.

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Before associating at Nexxus in 1998, he held senior positions at Grupo Santander Mexico, as well as top positions in international, corporate, commercial and investment banking at Grupo GBM, Interacciones, and Grupo Serfin, where he served as a member of the boards and investment committees of several financial entities and investment funds.

Mr. Saval currently is Member of the Board of Directors of Nexxus, all of the Funds managed by Nexxus; Grupo Hotelero Santa Fe (BMV: HOTEL), AN Global (before AGS Nasoft), Fondo de Transporte Mexico (BMV: TRAXION), Price Travel, Maak Holding, Modatelas, Harmon Hall, Portafolio Inmobiliario Estrella (in association with ZKC, real estate developer), Immuno Holding, Pumping Team Holding and Transaltum Holding. He is also Chairman of the Corporate Practices Board of Grupo Hotelero Santa Fe, Chairman of the Corporate Practices Board of Traxion, as well as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Taco Holding and member of the Board of Consejo de la Comunicación.

He was member of the Board (2010-2012) and later became Chairman (2012-2014) of the Board of the Mexican Private Equity Association (AMEXCAP), and he currently is member of several committees. He also served as a Member of the Board for the Latin American Venture Capital Association, LAVCA from 2011 to 2014.

Arturo studied Industrial Engineering at Universidad Iberoamericana and has completed several specialization programs. He is a frequent guest speaker at industry forums.

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Roberto Langenauer

Senior Managing Director & CEO

Langenauer, Senior Managing Director and CEO, joined Nexxus in 1996 has 22 years of experience in Private Equity. He has been responsible of several portfolio companies of which he has participated in the investment,  management and divestment of Homex, Sport World, Crédito Real, Grupo Hotelero Santa Fe, Maak Holding, AN Global, PIESA (ZKC), among others; also, begin board member of these companies. Furthermore, he is responsible for creating private equity investment strategies and overseeing new potential investments.

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Before joining Nexxus, Mr. Langenauer worked for five years in a family-owned company where he participated in the areas of manufacturing, cost, controls, supply chain development and product standardization.

Mr. Langenauer received a degree in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad Iberoamearicana.

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Alejandro Gorozpe

Managing Director & Comptroller

Mr. Gorozpe joined Nexxus in 1999, and has over 20 years of experience in preparing and interpreting financial statements and tax advice. Prior to joining Nexxus, he served as Tax Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers and was responsible for the areas of accounting and finance in a family business dedicated to the manufacture of garments.

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Mr. Gorozpe has a degree in accounting from the Universidad Iberoamericana.

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Iker Paullada

Director

Mr. Paullada joined Nexxus in 2013 and has over 9 years of experience in private equity and investment banking. Mr. Paullada is actively involved in portfolio company’s executive committees and boards. Mr. Paullada has participated in several investment and divestment processes from Nexxus portfolio companies, such as Grupo Traxion, Transnetwork, ZKC (in association with ZKC, real estate developer), PriceTravel, among others. Mr. Paullada also participated in the Initial Public Offerings of Grupo Hotelero Santa Fe and Grupo Traxion.

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Prior to joining Nexxus, he worked in the Investment Banking division at Barclays Bank and participated in Equity, M&A and Debt transactions. Prior to Barclays, he worked at SAI Consultores, an Investment Boutique Firm where he mainly participated in Equity and Debt transactions.

Mr. Paullada received a degree in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad Iberoamericana where he serves as Adjunct Professor teaching Business Valuation.

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Santiago Villalobos

Director

Santiago has over nine years of experience in entrepreneurship, equity research, and private equity. Most recently he rejoined Nexxus in late 2019 as a Director. Before doing so he raised an operated a fund with the sole objective of acquiring one business and operate it. He graduated as Master in Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

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Prior to Booth, Santiago spent over four years in Nexxus Capital, the largest independent private equity firm in Mexico with over $1.3 billion in assets under management. During this period, Santiago gained first-hand experience in all of the stages of a private equity fund. He contributed to numerous investment processes and several operational projects with portfolio companies. Santiago was part of the decision making team with top level management in these two portfolio companies, was a member of several follow-up committees, and actively participated in Executive Committees and Board of Director meetings. Prior to Nexxus Capital, Santiago worked as an equity research analyst at UBS-Pactual for over 2 years.

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