Argentina

Global M&A’s office in Buenos Aires was founded in 2004 by former Citigroup investment banking senior officers with over 20 years of corporate finance experience.

Our team of advisors have extensive international “on-the-field” work experience (United States, Europe, Mercosur) in the investment banking industry with over 350 transactions completed valued at more than US $40 billion. Global M&A Argentina advises clients in local and cross-border M&A, Equity (public and private), fixed income, syndicated debt, restructurings, project finance, and privatizations.

Argentina benefits from rich natural resources, a highly literate population, an export-oriented agricultural sector, and a diversified industrial base. Our team has successfully undergone all macro environments and capitalized from all these experiences to help businesses maximize opportunities within Argentina, Latin America and the world.

Clients include: Procter & Gamble, Exolgán, Noble Grain, IVAX Pharmaceuticals, Macri Group, AES, ING, Dolphin, IPLAN Telecomunicaciones, and Grupo de Narvaez among others.

Global M&A Argentina also trades locally under the name Columbus Merchant Banking. For our local website, please click here.

Key Contacts

  • Diego Augsburger

    Diego Augsburger

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    Diego Augsburger is a founding partner of Global M&A Argentina, also trading locally as Columbus Merchant Banking. Prior to this, Mr. Augsburger was a Senior Vice President of Citibank/Citigroup where he was responsible for debt structuring and syndication. After the Argentine crisis of 2002, Mr. Augsburger was responsible for the restructuring of private sector debt, and prior to this assignment he was Head of Fixed Income. Mr. Augsburger was also a key member of the project team that instrumented the merging of the corporate finance units of Citicorp and Salomon Smith Barney after the Citicorp-Travelers merge in 1998.

    Education:
    Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Certified Public Accountant degree, University of Belgrano in Buenos Aires