Pablo Teubal is a Founding Partner at Mario Hugo Azulay & Asociados/FS Partners (IMAP Argentina). He has more than 20 years of experience in finance in Latin America as well as significant hands-on management experience. Pablo began his career at Chilgener Argentina (currently AES) in the business development sector. Following that, he spent seven years with Compass, a Latin America private equity fund, where he led the acquisition and consolidation of several records management companies in Argentina and neighboring countries, and their sale to Iron Mountain Inc. In 2004, he took over Iron Mountain Argentina as the interim CEO during a management turnaround. He has also been involved in the analysis and negotiation of acquisitions in Chile, Brazil, Mexico and Peru. In 2005, Pablo founded FS Partners, an M&A firm focused in mid market companies. Pablo serves on the Boards of: Dominio del Plata S.A. (winery), Turismo Doss S.A. (Hotels), Fen Inc. (Hotel Management Company) and Orishinal LLC (Multi Channel Network).
FS Partners has closed deals in varied sectors such as outdoor advertising, records management, software development, industrials, pharmaceuticals, consumer goods, etc. He also led the seed investment round in Globant (NYSE: GLOB), Latin America’s largest software development company.
Practice Areas: M&A, and Private Equity in general.
Sector Expertise: Software, and Hotels.
Pablo holds an MBA with High Honors from Boston University and a BS in Industrial Engineering from Universidad de Buenos Aires.
Mario Hugo Azulay
Mario Hugo Azulay is President of Mario Hugo Azulay & Associates S.A. (IMAP Argentina) which he founded in 1981. He began his career at the economic research department of Esso Argentina where he reached the position of Manager of Economic and Financial Analysis. He later became Chief Financial Officer at General Motors Argentina and Director of the Techint Group, a leading Italo-Argentine construction and manufacturing conglomerate. He participated in the development of complex works in countries such as Perú, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Australia. In 1978 he was designated Director in charge of the global operations of Banco Francés del Río de la Plata in Buenos Aires. He was member of the board of the Bank of New York, Buenos Aires branch until 1993. During the last decade he has been member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Siderar, leading Argentine steel company affiliated to the Techint Group.
Practice Areas: Mario´s broad experience stems not only from his M&A practice but also from his activity as key executive of important financial Institutions such as Banco Francés del Río de la Plata, Bank of New York (in Argentina) and industrial companies.
Sector Expertise: Mario´s expertise in valuation methods and debt restructuring is widely recognized and his sector speciaties include: Industrials, Automotive, Banking, Steel, and Construction.
Mario holds an MBA from the University of Buenos Aires and is a Public Accountant. From 1995 to 2008 he was Professor of Financial Administration at post-graduate level at the University of Buenos Aires.
With more than 25 years of high-quality performance, Mario Hugo Azulay & Asociados S.A. (IMAP Argentina) specializes in mergers and acquisitions, corporate debt restructuring, management control and valuation techniques in Uruguay, Paraguay and Bolivia in addition to Argentina.