OLD FASHION APPROACH IN DIRECT LENDING
Our work methodology is what define us: we are committed with our customer's success and we achieve this goal with great dedication, knowing their business and its value chain.
ASSET MANAGEMENT OF
LATIN AMERICAN FOCUSED FUNDS
INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT AND ADVISER IN ON-SHORE AND OFF-SHORE FUNDS
MERGE & ACQUISITIONS
RESTRUCTURING, SALES AND/ OR IPO
Committed to providing state of the art advise to our customers and investors. Our Management Team achieves this goal throughout a combination of professional knowledge and experience in the Latin American region.
Long Term Relationships
A core value for us. Our growth and success are built on a foundation of strong client relationships over many years. This unique client services approach translates into business relationships initiated more than 20 years ago.
We believe in full transparency as a necessary condition to be successful in this business. Our investors have access not only to portfolio details, but also, to any type of information regarding our methodology and structuring of the transactions.
Preservation of Capital
A guiding principle for our company, preservation of capital prevails over return when taking portfolio decisions. A tough risk control policy is part of the nature of our company.
OUR SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM
BAF Capital's Management Team is comprised of highly experienced executives, with a profound understanding of the dynamics of the Latin American region. With careers in local and international banks they have been exposed to many different economic cycles and situations. During these years, they have learned to understand how sectors and macroeconomic changes can impact the business of a regional company. The ability to give the correct advise to our clients is a trademark of BAF Capital.
Founder, Chairman & CEO
Mr. Frávega has more than 35 years of experience in the corporate lending business. As CEO & Chairman of the Board of Directors of BAF Capital, he is responsible for the company´s strategy and personally oversees every transaction the company is involved in. In 1996 he founded the company, which became an industry leader in the region, managing a portfolio of approximately USD 1.300 MM in loans at the end of June 2018.
Ms. Girardi currently serves as Chief Operational Officer. She joined the firm at the beginning of 1999 and worked in different departments at the company ever since. She was the Head of the Distribution and Investor Relations Department until July 2015. Prior to joining BAF Capital, Ms. Girardi worked at various Argentine firms always in the international trade departments, where she gained experience in the field.
Juan Cruz Piccardo
Deal Sourcing & Corporate Finance
Mr. Piccardo is member of the Credit Committee, he joined the firm in 2006. His team is responsible for maintaining an ongoing relationship with more than 100 companies in the region. He has acquired broad experience in both national and international financial institutions and has deep experience in the banking business. During his career he has been involved in Corporate Business Development, Investment Banking, Small and Medium-Sized Corporate Services and Distressed Asset Analysis.
Legal & Deal Structuring
Ms. Baccarelli joined the Management Team in 1997. As Head of the Legal & Deal Structuring Department and member of the Credit Committee, she is responsible for the structuring, execution and follow up of every transaction, including the management of collateral. Her career started at Banco Medefín S.A. in 1988, where she worked for 9 years in Credits and Collections. Her focus was on gathering the information required by the BCRA (Argentine Republic Central Bank); managing the original credit documentation and the clients legal/operational files.