“With the addition of Diego Serebrisky, the Alta Ventures team will now expand its’ presence into Colombia and Peru".
Monterrey, NL (PRWEB) March 06, 2013
Alta Ventures Mexico (AVM) announced today that it has continued the expansion of its team with the arrival of Diego Serebrisky as Managing Director. Diego will lead the development of Alta Venture’s presence in Colombia and Peru, as well as supporting the investment activity in Mexico.
“Diego Serebrisky is one of the most recognized Private Equity professionals in Latin America and is a great addition to the Alta team. Diego brings a wealth of experience in the Private Equity industry, having spent the last fourteen years working for a leading global private equity firm”, mentioned Paul Ahlstrom, founding partner of AVM.
Prior to joining Alta Ventures, Diego was a Managing Director at Advent International. He spent 12 years in their Mexico City office, and then relocated to Bogota, Colombia, where he opened the office in 2011. While at Advent, Diego focused on the entire investment process including new deals analysis, investment monitoring and divestments. He participated in more than 13 investments in different sectors including financial services, business services, pharmaceutical, retail and technology.
Before Advent International, Diego worked as a consultant with McKinsey & Co. in Caracas, Venezuela; Johannesburg, South Africa; and New York City, USA providing strategic advice to large clients.
Diego currently serves as a member of the Board of ColCapital, the Colombian Private Equity Association. He also served as a member of the Board of AMEXCAP, the Mexican Private Equity Association, where he was president during 2008 and 2009. Furthermore he collaborates as an Endeavor mentor and participates in the development of the entrepreneurial ecosystems in Colombia and Mexico.
“With the addition of Diego Serebrisky, the Alta Ventures team will now expand its’ presence into Colombia and Peru. Diego will be instrumental in developing Alta’s international growth”, said Rogelio de los Santos, founding partner of AVM.
About Alta Ventures Mexico
Alta Ventures Mexico provides early-stage venture capital to innovative entrepreneurs in high growth sectors including mobile, SaaS, clean tech, healthcare, education, non-banking finance and consumer.
With offices in Monterrey Mexico and Utah, Alta Ventures invests in companies with global potential and a Latin American strategy. The Alta Ventures team has deep operational and investment experience on both sides of the border and an extensive international business network.
With a passion for building and supporting Latin America’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, the Alta Ventures Mexico team is delighted to be a part of Latin America’s vibrant startup community.