B. Riley Advisory Services, a specialty financial advisory services firm and subsidiary of B. Riley Financial, Inc, today announced the opening of an office in Mexico. B. Riley Advisory Services de Mexico. S. de R.L. (“B. Riley Advisory Services de Mexico”) will be led by Gaston Mauvezin, a seasoned executive with 20+ years of leadership experience at firms in the Automotive, Financial Services, Real Estate, Agribusiness, Industrial and Consumer markets in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico.
Having already built a significant international advisory network through a partnership with BTG Global Advisory (“BTG GA”), B. Riley Advisory Services’ expansion into Mexico will be a valuable resource to both global companies and U.S. businesses with dealings in Mexico, in addition to domestic-based opportunities. B. Riley Advisory Services partnered with fellow BTG Global Advisory member TCP Partners to open this new office. B. Riley Advisory Services de Mexico will work closely with the U.S. team to provide advisory-related services in restructuring, M&A, crisis management, corporate finance, due diligence and valuation issues.
“Mexico is currently one of the U.S.’s largest trading partners and we see a tremendous need for advisory services that we offer in the country,” said Ian Ratner, co-CEO of B. Riley Advisory Services. “As our international alliances have grown, our partners in Brazil, TCP Partners, and us decided to open this office to fill this geographic gap. We see considerable opportunity to serve U.S. companies and U.S. lawyers with situations in Mexico – and our growing Automotive Restructuring practice will also be key in this country. Gaston Mauvezin’s extensive experience in operational and financial restructuring and turnarounds make him the ideal candidate to lead B. Riley Advisory Services de Mexico.”
“I am privileged to lead the incursion of a firm with the caliber and trajectory of B. Riley Financial into Mexico,” said Gaston Mauvezin. “I am convinced that the broadness of our service offering and our deep expertise spanning a wide range of industries uniquely positions us to offer both specific and integral solutions in complex restructuring and reorganization processes. Through our expert local team and by leveraging our affiliation with BTG GA, we offer unparalleled global capabilities for our clients to succeed.”