Professionals and students were honored with the Corona Pro Habitat Award.

2021-09-24T01:44:54-03:00 August 3rd, 2018|Colombia|

Agosto 03 - 2018 Treinta y dos propuestas arquitectónicas de Antioquia, Boyacá, Córdoba, Cundinamarca, Quindío, Meta, Tolima, Sincelejo, Santander y Valle del Cauca, se presentaron al Premio Corona Pro Hábitat 2018, que esta semana dio a conocer a los ganadores. En esta edición, se hicieron reconocimientos en la categoría profesional, con aportes de vivienda social sostenible para Sincelejo (Sucre), y en la estudiantil, con propuestas de vivienda social urbana a través del desarrollo progresivo. En la categoría profesional, Bio-Casa fue la obra que se llevó el primer puesto. Es una iniciativa de los arquitectos Carlos Alberto Hernández y Alberto José Aranda, y de los ingenieros José Fernando Cardona y Andrés Mauricio García, cuyo valor constructivo es de máximo 50 millones de pesos. En el segundo caso, el primer lugar lo ocuparon los estudiantes Juan Camilo Valencia, Luis Fernando Chávez y Daniel Trujillo Echeverri de la [...]

Victoria Capital Partners was awarded the 2018 Social Responsibility PE Deal for its investment in Corona Industrial

2020-07-22T18:20:51-03:00 March 20th, 2018|Colombia|

On March 20, 2018 the Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (LAVCA) announced the winners of the 2018 Latin American Private Equity Awards. A panel of institutional investors selected Victoria Capital Partners as the winner of the 2018 Social Responsibility PE Deal Award for its investment in building materials company Corona Industrial. Corona Industrial is a leading building materials company in Latin America, with over 125 years in operation. It manufactures, distributes and markets plumbing products, tiles, paints, plasters, adhesives and other building materials. The company dominates the home building and refurbishment space in Colombia. In addition to its strong market share in Colombia, it has been successful in implementing its expansion strategy through the region. With 29 manufacturing facilities, Corona has a workforce of over 7,800 direct employees across Colombia, Brazil, Central America, Mexico and the United States. In addition to manufacturing, Corona markets [...]

Good Things Always Come in Threes

2021-09-24T01:40:49-03:00 February 10th, 2018|Argentina|

February - 2018 Carlos García, leader of the fund that acquired Los Grobo in 2017, prepares the launch of his third vehicle to invest in the region. He defines himself as a generalist but does not look at regulated sectors. He goes unnoticed, hidden behind his common name and last name. But Carlos García is not just somebody else in the private equity world: he leads Victoria Capital, a company that raised three funds for US$ 1700, focused on Latin America and created in 2002 by practically the same management of Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette – known in the industry by its acronym, DLJ – a company that García joined in 1995 and where he led all the investments for Latin America. But that’s history: last December, Victoria Capital finished its second fund, of US$850 million, and is preparing the third one, which apparently will [...]