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Our Team

With substantial private equity experience in South America, the investment team at Victoria Capital Partners has developed a deep network of relationships within the local private equity industry and has established a strong reputation as a group of successful investors and businessmen, a critical factor for sourcing proprietary opportunities in the region. The members of the Victoria Capital Partners’ investment team share a strong educational and professional background, both abroad and in the South American region, which includes principal investing, finance, consulting and industry experience. As a result of its team’s strong background and experience, Victoria Capital Partners benefits from an effective combination of a strong local presence in the region, high standards of due diligence and transparency, and substantial internal investment processes.

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CARLOS GARCIA

Chairman, Managing Partner and Investment Committee Chair

Mr. García is the Chairman and Managing Partner of the Firm, and Investment Committee Chair. In 2006, Mr. García co-founded the Firm and became its co-Managing Partner. Mr. García joined DLJ in 1995 to focus on private equity investing in South America and has served on the investment committee of DLJMB with respect to South American investments since that time. Following the merger of Credit Suisse and DLJ in November 2000, Mr. García served as Co-Head of DLJMB’s private equity investment activities in South America together with Marcelo Medeiros. Prior to joining DLJMB, Mr. García spent six years at Bankers Trust Company where he ran the South American Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Groups, and nine years at Bank Boston Argentina, where he was head of Corporate Finance and Investment Banking. Mr. García graduated as a Certified Public Accountant from the Catholic University of Argentina in 1981. Mr. García serves on the board of directors of Energy Fitness S.P.A, Corona Industrial S.A.S, Grupo Los Grobo Holdings LLP, Seed Holdings LP (the holding company of Satus Ager S.A. and its affiliates), and also serves on the board of directors of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association. Mr. García previously served as Chairman of the Board of the Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association, as a director of the Argentine American Chamber of Commerce, as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Northlands School in Argentina, as Vice Chairman of the Argentina Private Equity and Venture Capital Association and was a member of the board of trustees of the Ronald McDonald House of Charities in Argentina. Mr. García also previously served as a director of Grupo Santillana Educación Global S.L., Satus Ager S.A., Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc., Atlántida Comunicaciones, BOPP Holdings, Euromedic S.A., International Health Services Argentina S.A., Jugos del Valle S.A., L’Equipe Monteur S.A., Papel Misionero S.A., Peñaflor S.A., Trapiche S.A., Vitopel S.A., Zucamor S.A. and several other private companies.

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SANTIAGO COTTER

Partner and Investment Committee Member 

Mr. Cotter is a Partner of the Firm and a member of the Investment Committee. Mr. Cotter is a founding Partner of the Firm. Mr. Cotter joined DLJMB in 2000, dedicated to the firm’s private equity activities in South America. Prior to joining DLJMB, Mr. Cotter worked at CEI Citicorp Holdings, where he focused on telecommunications and media private equity investments. Mr. Cotter graduated with a degree in Industrial Engineering from Instituto Tecnologico de Buenos Aires (ITBA) and holds an M.B.A. degree with distinction from Harvard Business School. Mr. Cotter serves on the board of directors of Satus Ager S.A., Seed Holdings LP (the holding company of Satus Ager S.A. and its affiliates), Corona Industrial S.A.S, and Grupo Los Grobo. Mr. Cotter previously served as a director of Editorial Atlantida S.A., Euromedic S.A., International Health Services Argentina S.A., PAB S.A., PABSA S.A., Peñaflor S.A., Prensiplast S.A., L’Equipe Monteur S.A., Papel Misionero S.A., BOPP Holdings, Zucamor S.A., Trapiche S.A., Oncologos del Occidente S.A.S., and other private companies. Mr. Cotter was also a Board Observer at Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc.

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ALEJANDRO SORGENTINI

Partner and Investment Committee Member

Mr. Sorgentini is a Partner of the Firm and a member of the Investment Committee. Mr. Sorgentini is a founding Partner of the Firm. Mr. Sorgentini joined DLJMB in 2000 as an Associate in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he was dedicated to the firm’s private equity activities in South America. Prior to joining DLJMB, Mr. Sorgentini held various positions with Motorola Inc. in Argentina, where he focused on the management of the company’s cellular operations in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay and Bolivia. Mr. Sorgentini graduated with a degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad Catolica Argentina and received an M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School. Mr. Sorgentini serves on the board of directors of Satus Ager S.A., Energy Fitness S.P.A. and the Argentina Private Equity and Venture Capital Association. Mr. Sorgentini previously served as a director of Grupo Santillana Educación Global S.L., Peñaflor S.A., Trapiche S.A., Vitopel S.A., International Health Services Argentina S.A., Prensiplast S.A., PAB S.A. and PABSA S.A. and Cameo Chile S.A.

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DALMAU GARCIA

Partner, General Counsel and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Garcia is a Partner of the Firm and the General Counsel and Chief Financial Officer of the Firm. Mr. Garcia joined the Firm in April 2012 and oversees all of the legal, compliance, finance, tax, operations, and administrative aspects of the Firm, including the oversight of all of the Firm’s principal service providers (auditors, fund administrators, lawyers, tax advisors, banks, insurers, etc.). Mr. Garcia also provides support to the Firm’s investment team in the structuring and execution of the Firm’s investments. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Garcia was a practicing attorney at the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, a leading international law firm with offices located in major financial centers around the world. During his ten-year tenure at Cleary Gottlieb, Mr. Garcia advised private investment funds, including private equity funds, hedge funds and other types of alternative asset management vehicles, in their formation and organization as well as in their investment activities, particularly in Latin America and other emerging markets. While at Cleary Gottlieb, Mr. Garcia advised and assisted the Firm on a daily basis in connection with the formation and organization of the Firm’s private equity funds and co-investment funds, including SAP II and some of its co-investment vehicles, as well as in their investment activities and various fund administration matters. Mr. Garcia holds a J.D. degree, summa cum laude, from Boston University School of Law, and an undergraduate degree in Political Science from Northeastern University.

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ALVARO ULLOA

Investment Professional

Mr. Ulloa is an Investment Professional of the Firm. Mr. Ulloa joined the Firm in June 2021. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Ulloa worked as an Investment Banking Analyst at Columbus Zuma, an investment bank boutique specialized in M&A and financing transactions. While at Columbus Zuma, Mr. Ulloa participated in several M&A transactions in industries such as software development, agribusiness, food & beverage, and financial services. Mr. Ulloa earned his B.A. degree in Economics from the Universidad Catolica Argentina in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he is also an assistant professor of Corporate Finance and Advanced Corporate Finance in the B.A. in Economics.