SIMON RESTREPO


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SIMON RESTREPO

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Simon holds a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in International Business from Universidad EAFIT, a Master's in Finance from Universidad de los Andes, a certification in Advanced Valuation from New York University's Stern School of Business with high honours and a certification in negotiation from Harvard University.

His experience focuses on the valuation, negotiation, purchase and sale of companies in several Latin American countries.

He was a professor of Finance at EAFIT University for eight years, is a member of several Boards of Directors and is a Partner of several companies.

In 2015, he was named one of Colombia's 500 best business leaders by the magazine Nota Económica. His main interests are economic policy, capital markets, real estate in the North American market and companies in financial distress.

Education

Masters in Finance, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia

Degree in Business Management, Universidad EAFIT, Colombia

Experience

Partner, ONEtoONE Corporate Finance

Teacher of Financial Analytics, Universidad EAFIT

Board Member, New Stetic SA

Advisor of the Board of Directors, ALSEC S.A.S.

Member of the Board of Directors, Reposteria el Portal - Compania el Portal S.A.S.

Advisor of the Board of Directors, Vallas y Avisos

Board Member, Latexport S.A.S.

Member of the Board of Directors and Financial Advisor, Purpuratta

Member of the Board of Directors, CILES S.A.S.

Managing Partner, Artika Banca de Inversion

CFO, CEMEX

Track Record

International Experience

Colombia (CO)

Sector Expertise

Financial Services
Food
Medellín office

Medellín

Calle 9A Sur, Nr 37 - 69 Los Balsos
, Medellín
Colombia
Geolocation

Keywords

Food industry, Financial Services, Valuation Expert

Advised Deal

Mergers Advisory

LOGIFOODS is a Colombian company with more than 15 years of experience in the business of empowering food brands through different sales channels (food-service, retail, e-commerce, food industry and hard discount). KL&CO is a Colombian company that has presence in the food industry through two business lines: Planeta V, an innovative business line dedicated to the development and manufacturing of meat substitute foods; and LOKAL, a retail business dedicated to the commercialisation of food mostly produced by local brands. This merger will boost the production and domestic distribution of plant-based protein foods by leveraging LOGIFOODS more than 8,000 domestic customers.

Advice on buying

The ONEtONE Colombia office has advised Localpack S.A. in the acquisition of Raw Chemical S.A.S. assets. Raw Chemical, a company located in Valle del Cauca, is dedicated to the distribution of speciality chemicals. This transaction will allow Localpack to increase its customer and supplier base, increasing its product portfolio and offering better solutions to the market, guaranteeing inventory availability and comprehensive advice.

Advice on buying

ONEtoONE Corporate Finance is pleased to announce that the ONEtoONE Colombia office, led by our Partner Simon R. Barth, has advised Localpack S.A. on the acquisition of Gatepharma Soluciones en Innovación Farmacéutica SAS. Localpack is one of the fastest growing companies in Colombia in the specialty chemicals distribution business, this is the third acquisition we have executed for them in less than 4 years. Gatepharma Soluciones en Innovación Farmacéutica SAS is a company located in Medellin Colombia with 22 years of experience in the distribution of excipients and active ingredients for the pharmaceutical industry. This transaction will allow Localpack to increase its depth in the Life Science market and consolidate its growth strategy. Gatepharma Soluciones en Innovación Farmacéutica SAS's team, now as a Localpack company, will be able to significantly increase its level of commercial activity and relationships with customers and partners. It will also allow pharmaceutical companies in Colombia to have a supplier with excellent financial and logistical strength, framed by the highest standards of service and availability.

Private Placement

Industrias FAACA, an award-winning Colombian HVAC Automotive OEM supplier, has further diversified into Motorcycle components and accessories and White Goods sectors. Their new facility in Rionegro, outside Medellin, is currently ramping up and will be mobilized to be fully operational for 2022. Tide Capital’s holdings include a leading OEM supplier partner for quality components covering a broad spectrum of vehicles. This partnership creates strategic advantage and synergies for both companies’ expansion and growth, creating a significantly broader product offering, strengthening current client relationships and opening compelling new horizons.

Advice on sale

ONEtoONE´s Colombia team advised Joli on the sale of its fragrances business unit, the distribution of IFF (International Flavours and Fragrances), to an important company in the chemical sector in Colombia. This operation will allow Joli to continue its specialisation strategy in the food industry as well as allow the buyer to increase its new customer base and complement its portfolio with solutions for existing customers.

Advice on sale

ONEtoONE´s Colombia team advised Joli on the sale of its fragrances business unit, the distribution of IFF (International Flavours and Fragrances), to an important company in the chemical sector in Colombia. This operation will allow Joli to continue its specialisation strategy in the food industry as well as allow the buyer to increase its new customer base and complement its portfolio with solutions for existing customers.

Advice on buying

Private Investors, with experience in the distribution of chemical products, has acquired 75% of the shares of Soluciones Técnicas en Química - Solteq specialized in the chemical distribution in an operation managed by the Colombian office of ONEtoONE Corporate Finance. The Colombian company Soluciones Técnicas en Química – Solteq, represents relevant international companies in various business sectors such as industrial chemicals, personal health, infrastructure, and solid low-weight additives. This acquisition gives Solteq the opportunity to develop new capabilities thanks to the entrance of the new investors, which will increase their market share solving the needs of more clients.

Advice on sale

The Chilenian group, MOK, specialized in the sectors of insurance, tourism and finance, has acquired the total shares of the French group April in Colombia, in an operation managed by ONEtoONE Corporate Finance, in the side of the seller. April Colombia core business is the travel insurance sector, but due to a restructuring in the business line of the group, it has decided to sell the total shares of the group in Colombia. Through this operation, group MOK consolidates their presence in the Colombian market after 20 years of experience in Chile and Peru.

Advice on sale

CEFLA società Cooperativa, a company that has become a multi-business group while maintaining its territorial ties has acquired BioSAFIN which designs, manufactures, and sells dental implants, customised orthodontic devices, and oral surgery units.

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