Experience

SBI has been an advisor to important multinational corporations and some of the most important Colombian economic groups and companies in topics related to evaluation of investment projects, mergers, acquisitions, and sales of companies.


For several years SBI has been distinguished as one of the most active firms in Colombia in the advisory of mergers, acquisitions and sales of companies.
Following is a summary of some of the works executed by SBI, both in M&A and Corporate Finance.


SBI has advised, among others, the following corporations or their shareholders in different topics related to Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Finance.

 

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Food Industry

 

GRUPO NUTRESA in the valuation and formulation of a tender offer for SETAS COLOMBIANAS.

The shareholders of KINCO (BURGER KING Colombia) in the sale of a majority stake in the company to a Colombian private equity fund.

The shareholders of TABELCO (TACO BELL Colombia) in the sale of a stake in the company.

USP in the sale of the TACOS & BAR-BQ commercial establishments to FRAYCO. KINCO (BURGER KING Colombia) in the sale of a majority stake of the company to an international investor.

The shareholders of DOMINALCO (DOMINO’S PIZZA Colombia) in the sale of an 85% stake in the company to ALSEA from Mexico.

BRINSA (Refisal) in the acquisition of two companies in Costa Rica.

The shareholders of INVESTCO in the acquisition of the operating assets of POCHOPAN.

ALIMENTOS NACIONALES PINKY in the sale of the commercial establishment to SUPERPOLLO PAISA.

INVERSIONES NACIONAL DE CHOCOLATES in the acquisition of some brands and production facilities of DULCES DE COLOMBIA.

INVERSIONES NACIONAL DE CHOCOLATES – PASTAS DORIA in the acquisition of COMARRICO.

FEDEGAN in the feasibility study, estimation of potential synergies and calculation of the exchange ratio for the merger of two dairy companies. In the feasibility study and valuation of 6 companies in the meat industry for a merger process.

KINCO in the creation of a business plan and the advisory in the acquisition of the BURGER KING franchise for Colombia.

PRODUCTOS YUPI in the advisory and evaluation of investment projects in Colombia and Venezuela.

INVESTCO in the acquisition of PANCITOS.

The shareholders of PRODUCTOS ALIMENTICIOS SR. PAN in the sale of a majority stake in the company.

AGRÍCOLA DEL NORTE, AGRÍCOLA PADUA, ASCENDER, BOCADILLOS EL CARIBE, CÁRNICOS Y ALIMENTOS, CASABLANCA, COMPAÑÍA CAMARONERA BALBOA, DELICROISSANT, DYVAL, FRIGOSINU, GRASAS, GRAVETAL, GRAVETAL BOLIVIA, INGENIO VEGACHÍ, MIL DELICIAS, MOLINOS DEL CAUCA, PANCITOS, PASTEURIZADORA SAN MARTÍN, PIN, PRODUCTOS ROMA, PROLÁCTEOS, SANTA ELENA, SUPERPOLLO PAISA, among others, in valuation projects and/or advisory in corporate finance.

Banking, Insurance and Financial Services

 

The Pension Fund Administrators PROTECCIÓN and ING in the valuation and determination of the exchange ratios for their merger.

The shareholders of FIDESA en the sale of a majority stake in the company to FONDO DE GARANTÍAS DE ANTIOQUIA.

GRUPO DE INVERSIONES SURAMERICANA in the valuation and formulation of a tender offer for a 22% stake of CI CONFECCIONES COLOMBIA.

SURAMERICANA DE INVERSIONES Y SIA DE INVERSIONES in the valuation and determination of the exchange ratios for their merger.

The shareholders of COMERCIA in the fairness opinion for the sale of the company to Bancolombia.

DORLAN in the acquisition of accounts receivable of INCAMETAL to CISA.

FONCO and MUTUOCOLOMBIA in the determination of exchange ratios for their merger.

BANCOLOMBIA in the acquisition of SURAMERICANA’s stake in FIDUCOLOMBIA.

FIDUCOLOMBIA and FIDUCIARIA CORFINSURA in the determination of the exchange ratios for their merger.

GILSEGUROS in the determination of the exchange ratios for the integration of their different operations in Colombia.

GILSEGUROS in the sale of the company to WILLIS (UK).

ARTHUR D. LITTLE in corporate finance advisory.

BANCOLOMBIA in the valuation of the Banagrícola Holding and their subsidiaries in El Salvador: Banco Agrícola, IFBA, AFP Crecer, Asesuisa and Bursabac. Evaluation of the goodwill recorded in Bancolombia Panama and Bancolombia.

BOLSA DE MEDELLÍN in the feasibility study for the creation of an asset management company.

CONAVI in the valuation and advisory for the potential acquisition of three financial institutions.

FIDESA in the valuation and determination of the optimal capital structure.

RENTING COLOMBIA in the valuation and evaluation of the goodwill recorded in the acquisition of Leasing Bancolombia.

SERFINCO in valuation projects.

SURAMERICANA DE SEGUROS GENERALES, SURAMERICANA DE SEGUROS DE VIDA y SURATEP in advisories about the optimal capital structure and financial modeling.

A COMPAÑÍA INTEGRAL DE VALORES, FINSOCIAL, FONDO DE GARANTÍAS DE ANTIOQUIA, and DELIMA MARSH, among others, in valuation projects and/or advisory in corporate finance.

Energy, Mining and Construction Materials

 

ARGOS/SATOR in the sale of the Monserrate coal mine.

The shareholders of PROCECAL in the sale of a majority stake to CARMEUSE, a leading multinational corporation in the lime industry.

COMPAÑÍA COLOMBIANA DE INVERSIONES (now Celsia) in the valuation, negotiation and formulation of a tender offer that resulted in the acquisition of 99% of the outstanding shares of Generar for $76,277 million (COP).

COMPAÑÍA COLOMBIANA DE INVERSIONES (now Celsia) in the valuation and acquisition of the “Montañitas” hydroelectric project.

The shareholders of AGREGADOS LA GABRIELA in the sale of the quarry to GRUPO ARGOS.

METROCONCRETO, CONCRETOS DE OCCIDENTE and AGRECON in the determination of the exchange ratios for their merger.

ARGOS in the sale of ÁRIDOS DE ANTIOQUIA and CANTERAS DE COLOMBIA to METROCONCRETO.

ARGOS in the acquisition of CONEX (USA).

ARGOS in the acquisition of PORT ROYAL (USA).

ARGOS in the valuation of companies and investment projects evaluations in Colombia, USA, Haiti and Venezuela.

CARBONES DEL CARIBE (now SATOR) in the valuation of “La Jagua” coal mine.

A CEMENTOS DEL CARIBE, CEMENTOS PAZ DEL RÍO, CEMENTOS DEL NARE, CEMENTOS RÍOCLARO, INDUSTRIAS ROCA, PROCECAL, R&R LUBRICANTES and TECNOLOGÍA, among others, in valuation projects and/or advisory in corporate finance.

Retail and Distribution

 

The shareholders of SUPERMERCADO LA BONANZA in the sale of the commercial establishments to ALMACENES ÉXITO.

BERLI in the sale of MERCADOS BETANCUR to ALMACENES ÉXITO.

DISTRIBUCIONES AGRALBA in the valuation and negotiation for the acquisition of El Establo’s wholesale veterinary drug distribution business.

The shareholders of ALBA de Colombia in the sale of the company to MATHIESEN Group.

The shareholders of AGRALBA in the acquisition of ALBA’s agricultural business line. ALMACENES ÉXITO in the acquisition of MERCAFACIL.

COMFAMA in the sale of its supermarkets to CARULLA VIVERO.

FARMACIA PASTEUR and DISTRIBUIDORA PASTEUR in the determination of the exchange ratios for their merger.

FEBOR in the sale of its supermarkets to OLIMPICA.

ZEUSS PETROLEUM in valuation projects and financial advisory.

A AUTOS UNIVERSO, BENCHMARK GROWERS, BOUQUET COLLECTION, CONECTAR, CSL, HERZIG, MARISCOS ATLANTIC, NAVITRANS, ODUPERLY, ROCA, SOMERAUTO and UNITED MOTORS, among others, in valuation projects and/or advisory in corporate finance.

Chemicals and Agrochemicals

 

The shareholders of MEJISULFATOS in the sale of 100% of the company to the private equity fund VALORAR FUTURO.

CAPITEX in the acquisition of OLIAGRO.

Some shareholders of ANDICOL in the negotiation of a stake in the company.

REFISAL (now BRINSA) in the acquisition of ELECTROWEST’s home care unit.

INVERQUIM in the acquisition of ELECTROWEST.

The shareholders of ESCAN QUIMICA in the sale of the company to RAISIO CHEMICAL.

ELECTROQUIMICA WEST in valuation projects, corporate finance and optimal capital structure advisories.

ENKA DE COLOMBIA in corporate finance advisory and financial forecasting model.

AMTEX, BRINSA, COLORQUÍMICA, ESCAN QUÍMICA, TECNOLOGÍA y SULFYDER, among others, in valuation projects and/or advisory in corporate finance.

Health Care Industry

 

INVERSIONES HOSPITALARIAS Y CLÍNICAS in the sale of a majority stake in the NUEVA CLÍNICA SAGRADO CORAZÓN.

A group of investors in the acquisition of CLINICA SAGRADO CORAZON.

Intermediation in the acquisition of ALERTA Emergencias Medicas (Panama) by TRIBECA ASSET MANAGEMENT.

The shareholders of EMI in the sale of the company to TRIBECA. SUSALUD in the acquisition of DINAMICA.

EMI in the acquisition of TRASMEDICOS.

EMI in the acquisition of MEDICOS EN SU CASA.

EMI in a value generation (EVA) advisory.

HOSPITALAR in the financial evaluation of different hospital projects.

SUSALUD in valuation projects and optimal capital structure advisories.

A CLINICA SOMA, LABORATORIO ECHAVARRÍA, CORDÓN DE VIDA, INSER and LABORATORIOS MEDICK, among others, in valuation projects and/or advisory in corporate finance.

Software, Telecommunications and Public Services

 

Bancolombia in the valuation and evaluation of the goodwill recorded for the acquisition of UFF MOVIL.

The pension fund administrators Protección, Horizonte, Colfondos and Skandia, in the sale of a 23% stake in EDATEL to UNE EPM TELECOMUNICACIONES.

EMVARIAS and EMPRESAS PÚBLICAS DE MEDELLÍN in the acquisition process of EMVARIAS by Grupo EPM.

INTERCONEXIÓN ELÉCTRICA S.A. E.S.P. – ISA in the feasibility study for the segregation and valuation of the business unit that manages the wholesale energy market; later named XM.

EDATEL in the evaluation of investment projects, modeling of financial forecasts and valuation, optimal capital structure.

The shareholders of COMPUREDES in the sale of the company to ENLACE OPERATIVO (Grupo Suramericana).

The shareholders of TREBOL SOFTWARE in the sale of the company to EBD (company of a TRIBECA ASSET MANAGEMENT fund).

TELEPSA in the valuation of the company for a minority shareholder.

EMVARIAS and EMPRESAS PÚBLICAS DE MEDELLÍN in the valuation and advisory in several acquisitions projects.

XM (GRUPO ISA), CABLE UNIÓN DE OCCIDENTE, EMPRESA DE TELECOMUNICACIONES DE PEREIRA and TELEMÓVIL COLOMBIA in corporate finance advisories.

Textile, Clothing and Fashion

 

FABRICATO in the valuation and opinion to the market about the reasonable value of the stock’s price, as a requirement by the Superintendencia Financiera de Colombia to end the suspension on the trading of company’s stock, after the crisis created by the intervention of Interbolsa.

The management of COLTEJER en the sale of the company to Grupo KALTEX from Mexico.

FABRICATO TEJICONDOR and the shareholders of CONFECCIONES COLOMBIA in the acquisition of INDULANA.

FABRICATO TEJICONDOR in the acquisition of a stake of FABRISEDAS.

FABRISEDAS and TEXTILES OMNES in the integration of their clothing textile divisions.

CONFECCIONES COLOMBIA in a feasibility study of the garment division independently from the textile (Indulana). Feasibility study for the integration of the operating activities with Confecciones El Cid.

CRYSTAL in the analysis of value generation of its different business units as a support for the definition and implementation of their corporate strategy.

The shareholders of MARK-IND in the sale of the company to AVERY-DENNISON (USA).

COLTEJER, ESTAMPAMOS, EXPOFARO and PROELÁSTICOS in corporate finance advisories.

Other Industries

 

INDUSTRIAS HACEB (household appliances – white goods) in the evaluation and negotiation of Joint Ventures with WHIRLPOOL.

The management and shareholders of PETPACK (packaging) in the sale of a minority stake through a capital injection of an international investor.

The shareholders of CIPA (concentrates) in the sale of a stake of the company to SEABORD.

VALORES SIMESA (real estate and investment portfolio) in the valuation and definition of terms for the share repurchase in the stock market.

INDUSTRIAS VERA (metal-mechanical/hardware) in the acquisition of SAFE COLOMBIANA.

The shareholders of INCAMETAL (metal-mechanical) in the sale of the company to LANDERS Y CIA.

Some shareholders of MESACE (leather) in the negotiation of a stake in the company.

CONTEGRAL (concentrates) in the valuation and evaluation of the potential acquisition of a stake in an important company from the chemical industry with operations in Colombia and Ecuador.

FORMACOL and FORMACOL VENEZUELA (rigid plastic packaging) in valuation and project evaluation advisories.

GRUPO IMUSA – ALUMINA (aluminum and plastic products) in the valuation of a potential acquisition target.

INDUSTRIAS HACEB (household appliances – white goods) in the financial evaluation of companies and investment projects.

PREBEL (beauty and personal care products) in corporate finance advisory and valuation of intangible assets.

ABONAMOS, ALIMENTOS DEL GALPÓN, BATERÍAS WILLARD, BASE COOK, CA MEJÍA, CIPA, CIPRESES DE COLOMBIA, CONINSA RAMON H, CONTIFLEX, COSERVICIOS, DUCON, FLORES EL CAPIRO, FUNDICIÓN ESCOBAR, IDELPACÍFICO, INCAMETAL, INCOAL, INDUSTRIAS ESTRA, INDUSTRIAS FORESTALES DOÑA MARÍA, INDUSTRIAS VERA, INVERSIONES SOGA, INTERCOLOR, LABORATORIOS HIGIETEX, MAPER, NUCLEOS E INVERSIONES FORESTALES DE COLOMBIA, PACKING, PALMAS DEL CESAR, PISCÍCOLA EL ROSARIO, PROPAC, RECO, REJIPLAST, SOLPAC, SOLUTECH, SOMEX, TIERRAS Y GANADOS and URBANSA, among others, in valuation projects and/or advisory in corporate finance.

Other Service Companies

 

The shareholders of LITO in the sale of a majority stake of the company to an investment fund.

A group of shareholders of CESDE (education) in the acquisition of a minority stake of the company.

The shareholders of NAVIERA CENTRAL (river transportation) in the sale of a majority stake in the company to a strategic international investor.

A group of shareholders of TIEMPOS (employment agency) in the acquisition of a minority stake in the company.

LAVANDERÍA SUPREMA (industrial laundry) in the acquisition of TECNOCLEAN.

Some shareholders of TELEDATOS (contact center, now TELEPERFORMANCE) in the negotiation of a stake in the company.

AERONÁUTICA CIVIL (Colombian civil aviation authority) in the financial evaluation of the Master Plan for the José María Córdova Airport of Rionegro.

ALMAGRÁN (logistics operator) in the valuation and advisory in the evaluation of potential acquisition targets; investment projects evaluation.

The shareholders of PRONTO VENTAS in the sale of the company.

CÁMARA DE COMERCIO DE MEDELLÍN (public records administrator) in the valuation and evaluation of the Fondo de Garantías de Antioquia.

COMFAMA (family welfare fund) in the evaluation of possible alliances and/or acquisitions. IFI - Concesión de Salinas (Instituto de Fomento Industrial) in a feasibility study and valuation of subsidiaries.

METRO DE MEDELLÍN (massive public transport) in a financial evaluation and support for the defense in the lawsuit Consorcio Hispano-Alemán METROMED vs. ETMVA.

TDM TRANSPORTES (freight / cargo transportation) in the valuation and financial evaluation of investment projects.

CORPORACIÓN CLUB CAMPESTRE, EXPERTOS SEGURIDAD, FLETEX, CESDE, ICONTEC, JAIME URIBE & ASOCIADOS, PANACA, PLATIKA, PUBLIK, QUIRURGIL, TRANSLOGA and UNIVERSIDAD PONTIFICIA BOLIVARIANA, among others, in valuation projects and/or advisory in corporate finance.

 

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