Crisis, a great opportunity
In 2018 Columbus Merchant Banking and Zuma Advisors S.A. integrated their operations to create Columbus Zuma Investment Banking.
Columbus Zuma Investment Banking is an investment banking group, headquartered in Buenos Aires and with presence in Uruguay, focused on Corporate Finance, M&A, Capital Markets, Portfolio Management, Financial Advisory, Purchase of Securities and Shares, Alternative Investments and Research.
Columbus Merchant Banking was founded in late 2004 as an Investment Banking firm by the bankers responsible for Citigroup's Investment Banking businesses in Argentina and Uruguay.
Zuma Advisors S.A. was born in 2009, in the midst of the international financial crisis, when bankers from the Wealth Management and Corporate Banking sector of Lehman Brothers, redoubled their commitment to their vocation of service and entrepreneurial spirit, thus creating a new financial services company.
Whether it's for you, your company or your family, our priority is your capital.
Working impartially and independently, we seek to know and understand your financial needs in depth, offering personalized, creative and innovative solutions that protect and increase your wealth.
We are a committed company, dedicated to meet and understand the needs of our customers with the aim of creating value and generate wealth, through relationships based on trust and mutual respect, with a high degree of professionalism and excellence in quality of service.
We combine years of experience, tradition and innovation and we highlight the best human talent in order to offer a comprehensive range of financial services.
To be a leader in the local and regional financial market, seeking permanent growth and development of financial products and services; that encourages the progress of the capital markets by providing the finanical needs of institutional and individual clients, within a framework of corporate social responsibility committed to the well-being of our community.
Our experience, your support
Main International Investment Banks endorse the work done for years by our partners and executive teams, this allows us to have an updated and superior business platform that seeks to be permanently available to new business opportunities.
Our founding firms, Columbus Merchant Banking and Zuma Advisors S.A. have been key players in the Capital Markets, Wealth Management and Financial Intermediaries for Institutional Investors sectors both in Argentina and Latin America; having structured sophisticated financial products and generated a large volume of transactions focused on the Emerging Markets during the last two decades.
Our local presence with regional and global scope, allows us to offer you a personalized service of financial advice, anywhere at any time. In addition, Columbus Zuma is a member of Oaklins, a global team of 850+ financial advisory professionals in 45 countries providing M&A, growth equity, ECM, debt advisory and corporate finance services to support entrepreneurs, corporates and investors in reaching their goals.
We prioritize confidentiality and transparency in our way of operating, which has resulted in solid long-term relationships and has made us one of the most reliable financial groups in the Argentine Republic.
We are upright in our actions, always trying to do the right thing, in the right way, being consistent with our personal values which are shared with our community.
We seek to promote the work of everyone over the work of each one, based on a common identity where the skills of others are recognized, their roles are understood and they know how to help each other.