About us

Founded in Lima, Peru, in November 2011 by Alfredo Thorne.

We are an independent team specialized in economics and corporate finance. We direct our knowledge and experience in finding and proposing innovative and viable solutions that generate value for the companies we work with.

Our firm

We carry out economic, financial, strategic and market consultancies.
We assist our clients to carry out different types of transactions prioritizing
creative solutions that achieve optimal results.

Alfredo Thorne
Principal Director
He has been Managing Director at J. P. Morgan Chase and Senior Economist at the World Bank. He also held the position of General Director of Investment Banking at Banorte-Ixe, one of the largest banks in Mexico in terms of assets. Between 2016 and 2017, he served as Minister of Economy and Finance of Peru.
Roberto Mendoza
Roberto is Managing Director of Foros Advisors, a strategic financial and M&A advisory boutique. Roberto has led a distinguished career as a board member and advisor to some of the world's leading corporations, including 10 years as Vice Chairman of the Board and member of the Executive Committee of JP Morgan where he spent 30 years leading the M&A, capital markets and private equity businesses. Roberto currently serves on the Boards of RFHL and Western Union. He served as Chairman of the Chatham House Foundation and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Roberto holds an M.B.A. (Baker Scholar) from Harvard Business School and a B.A. in history from Yale University.
Sebastian Valverde
Economic Senior Associate
Sebastian holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Universidad del Pacifico wit a concentration in Economics for the Public Sector. He has experiencie working in the public sector, mainly in the Directorate of Macroeconomic Projections of the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Peru, on issues related to macroeconomic forecasting, economic policy, international economics and financial markets.
Lucía Lastarria
Corporate Finance Senior Associate
Lucia holds over 7 years of experience in Investment Banking and Corporate Finance. She participated in M&A and DCM transactions in various sectors, such as financial, pharma, and energy. Teaching Assistant in valuation courses at the Universidad del Pacífico. Bachelor with distinction from the Universidad del Pacífico with studies in finance at The London School of Economics and Political Sciences (United Kingdom), New York University (United States), and Peking University (China).
Sebastian Menacho
Corporate Finance Senior Associate
Sebastian has experience in investments, debt structuring and treasury management within the private sector, including industries such as financial services, consumer goods and healthcare. Bachelor of Economics from Universidad del Pacífico and studies in finance and psychology from Yale University (United States), in addition to having passed the CFA level 1 exam.
Fernando Tapia Talavera
Economic Associate
Fernando holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics with a concentration in finance at the Universidad del Pacífico and a double degree in BSc economics at the University of London. He has experience as a macroeconomic analysis intern, with emphasis on financial and labor markets, for business advice. Furthermore, he currently works as a university teaching assistant. He has knowledge in the fields of macroeconomics, financial economics, applied statistics and econometrics.
David Valencia
Corporate Finance Analyst
David has experience in credit risk analysis and credit rating as he worked at Moody's Local as Corporate & Structured Finance Intern, leading credit rating agency in Peru that cover issuers from Perú, Panamá and Bolivia. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Universidad del Pacífico where he finished in the upper fifth (2022). He has knowledge in the fields of corporate finance, financial modelling and valuation, and financial analysis.
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