Our Team


Our Team

Simon has been a leader in the business development and capital-raising fields for close to 15 years. He has participated in close to 1B USD in transactions  He has extensive experience working with both family offices and institutional clients.   He is fluent in Spanish and English and did his undergraduate and post-graduate studies in business administration at Richmond College and Heriot-Watt University in the UK respectively.

Simon Sandoval

Founder and CEO

Norma Canales

Partner Head Of Latin America Family Office Partnerships

Norma has experience in project structuring and Investment Banking with a focus on energy, manufacturing and F&B projects in Latin America. She is also a specialist in Private Equity. She started her career at JP Morgan Chase and Morgan Stanley in their NYC offices.   Norma is originally from Saltillo, Coahuila, a regular columnist at Forbes Magazine, and a trained economist from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Ariel is a seasoned finance executive with almost three decades of experience in finance and management, 20 years of which as a Chief Finance Officer (CFO). In his stint as CFO of Ginebra San Miguel, Inc. (GSMI) and later at Manila North Harbour Port, Inc.(MNHPI), he has led several fundraising initiatives for the various capital projects of these companies, including raising more than USD 170 Million for MNHPI’s Phase 1 Development program.

In his career as CFO of GSMI, he has successfully navigated the company from the effects of the Asian Financial Crisis in 1997-98 and the US Crisis in 2008, reducing the company’s receivables by as much as USD 50 Million. He has also led several business development initiatives including mergers and acquisitions, sale of companies and assets, manufacturing plant expansions, system implementations, and brand building. His skills include leadership, audit and risk management, organizational development, and negotiations. He has varied industry knowledge from FMCG, Manufacturing, Port Operations, Insurance, and I.T.

Mr. Victoria finished his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting in Colegio De San Juan de Letran and completed the Management Development Program of the Asian Institute of Management. He also attended Executive Programs at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Ariel Victoria

Managing Director Asia

Consuelo Arguelles

Managing Director Family Offices México

Consuelo has more than 25 years of experience in the Public and Private Sectors. She is an attorney from the University of Monterrey, in N.L., with a masters degree in Constitutional Law, Administrative and Tax Law from the University of Salamanca, Spain. She has Diplomas in Internet Law Program and Intellectual Property by Harvard University, as well as a Diploma in Banking Intelligence, by Banco de Mexico. She worked with 2 Presidents of Mexico (2000-2012), 2 Governors in Nuevo León (1997-2003) and a Mayor in San Pedro Garza García, Former Coordinator of the Federal Delegates in the Agrarian-Environmental Sector in Nuevo León. She belonged to the LXII Federal Legislature; She was the 1st Woman Lawyer in the history of the GPPAN, as Vice Legal Coordinator. Entrepreneur, on energy issues, technology, as well as immigration matters with more than 10 years of experience in the market. Law Expert Corporate and Former Legal Director of the Holding E.G. Corporation & Worthington of Mexico. collaborated in 2 Public Notaries in N.L., and Coordinated the College of Public Notaries A.C. from N.L. (1997)

Vince has over 35 years’ experience in wealth and asset management, investment banking and commercial management and has been involved in the natural resources industry for over 15 years. He has previously held senior positions with Citigroup Inc, culminating in his role as Vice President / Commercial Director / Global Sales Strategist in 1999. He was previously the Senior Vice President / Head of International Business at Calamos Investments LLP and Director and CEO at Eaton Vance Management (International) Limited.

Vince Falbo

Managing Director