Banking Firm in Mexico
Alfaro, Dávila and Scherer, S.C. (“ADS”) provides highly specialized financial advisory to Mexican and international companies. ADS has offices in Mexico City and Monterrey.
Mergers & Acquisitions
ADS is the leading independent financial advisory firm in Mexico.
ADS was founded in August 2003, to advise a selected number of clients in strategic mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, capital raising, and financial restructurings.
ADS bankers have:
Extensive experience in a wide array of financial transactions and industries.
The Firm’s partners have over 80 years of experience with leading financial institutions in Mexico and Wall Street.
Excellent top-level relationships with key shareholders and executives of the most important companies in Mexico.
Strong execution capabilities by top quality professionals.
Independent, unbiased advice, free of conflicts that may arise from a multi-product platform.
Client-driven practice, focused on developing long-term relationships.
HIGHEST LEVEL OF QUALITY AND CONFIDENTIALITY
Continuous, focused involvement from start to finish of senior-level professionals with extensive experience ensures high quality execution.
We strive to create value for our clients and earn their trust by taking confidentiality very seriously.
ALIGNED OBJECTIVES, SUCCESS-ORIENTED
Our incentives are always aligned with our clients.
Strong incentive to succeed in any assignment.
FOCUSED ATTENTION AND EXPERTISE
We work on a small number of transactions at any given time to maintain our focus and deliver the best results possible.
Substantial specific industry and sector specialization developed throughout our careers.
Moelis & Company is a leading global independent investment bank that provides innovative strategic advice and solutions to a diverse client base, including corporations, governments and financial sponsors.
The Firm’s experienced professionals advise clients on their most critical decisions, including mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations and restructurings and other corporate finance matters.
The Firm serves its clients through 19 offices in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.
ADS has a strategic alliance with Moelis & Company for operations in Mexico.
Mariana Fitzmaurice is a partner at ADS, which she joined in 2008.
With over 10 years of investment banking experience, she has been involved in a wide variety of transactions, including strategic sales, acquisitions, and capital raising.
Ms. Fitzmaurice has executed numerous transactions across several industry sectors including education, infrastructure, energy, financial institutions, industrials, retail, real estate, and telecom, among others.
Received a Bachelor in Financial Management from ITESM.
+52 (55) 8488 4008
Isauro Alfaro is a founding partner of ADS, the leading independent M&A and restructurings advisory firm in Mexico.
Before founding ADS, Mr. Alfaro was a Managing Director and Head of Credit Suisse Mexico. He was also Co-Head of Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette Mexico (DLJ) before its acquisition by Credit Suisse (CSFB). Prior to joining DLJ, he was Managing Director and Head of Salomon Brothers Mexico and head of investment banking at OBSA Serfin.
Mr. Alfaro has extensive investment banking experience and has been involved in a wide variety of transactions, including cross-border M&A, privatizations, restructurings, and international debt and equity financings. Additionally, he is a Senior Advisor to The Blackstone Group in Mexico.
Mr. Alfaro received a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from ITESM (first in his Class) and an MBA from The Wharton School.
+52 (81) 8401-0006
Mr. Dávila is a founding partner of ADS with 25 years of investment banking experience.
Before co-founding ADS in 2003, Mr. Dávila was at Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) in México where he worked with both the Investment Banking and Fixed Income Groups. Prior to joining CSFB, Mr. Dávila worked in the investment banking groups of Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette (DLJ) and HSBC James Capel in New York, where he was involved in a wide array of transactions including cross-border acquisitions, exclusive sales, mergers and restructurings.
Mr. Dávila has sourced and executed numerous transactions across several industry sectors including oil & gas, energy, financial institutions, consumer products, retail, building materials, telecom, automotive, steel, real estate and metals and mining, among others.
Mr. Dávila received a Bachelor in Industrial Engineering from ITESM and an MBA from Stern School (Stern Scholar) of Business at New York University.
+52 (81) 8401-0006
Pedro Scherer is a partner of ADS, the leading independent M&A and restructurings advisory firm in Mexico.
Before joining ADS, Mr. Scherer was Managing Director of investment banking at Goldman Sachs, where he worked for 17 years both in Mexico and New York.
Mr. Scherer has 21+ years of investment banking experience in a wide variety of transactions, including strategic sales, public debt and equity offerings, mergers, acquisitions and debt restructurings.
Mr. Scherer received a Bachelor's Degree in Law from Universidad de Guadalajara, an MBA from Columbia Business School, and a Master's Degree in Law from Boston University.
+52 (55) 8488 4008