Lucens Capital’s team possesses substantial investing experience, on-the-ground presence, and more than a decade of shared work.
FOUNDER AND MANAGING PARTNER
Martin is currently Chairman of the Board of ProdEng S.R.L. (a portfolio company) and a board member of Diransa S.R.L. (a portfolio company). Martin is also an independent board member of Beliv (the branded-beverages subsidiary of the Central American Bottling Corporation, the leading Pepsi-Cola bottler in Central America, the Caribbean and Ecuador), an independent board member of Bia (a multi-family US$400mm investment vehicle focused in the food space in Mexico and Central America), an independent board member of Transportadora de Gas del Norte S.A., and an Endeavor mentor in Argentina.
Prior to founding Lucens Capital, Martin worked as an Executive Director in the Latin America M&A and Advisory group at J.P. Morgan, based in New York. Prior thereto, Martin worked at Lehman Brothers in New York, and Bank of America Equity Partners (private equity), where he
supervised the fund's investments in Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico.
Martin obtained his undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering from the Instituto Tecnologico de Buenos Aires (ITBA) and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Juan serves as Chairman of Diransa S.R.L. (a portfolio company), as alternate board member of Ceverum Ltd. (a portfolio company), as professor in the Master in Finance at the Universidad Di Tella in Buenos Aires, and as Endeavor Mentor in Argentina.
Prior to joining Lucens Capital, Juan worked as Managing Director of Puerto Asis, the private equity investment arm of the Organizacion Roman family office, where he managed a portfolio of direct, co-investment and LP private equity investments. In that capacity, he was a board member of Roch, an Argentine E&P company with focus on the austral basin, an alternate board member of Roman Servicios, an Argentine specialized heavy lifting and transportation company, and an observer to the board of directors of Terminales Rio de la Plata, one of the largest container ports in Argentina, controlled by Dubai Ports.
Prior thereto, Juan worked for 14 years at J.P. Morgan, initially as a financial analyst in the Emerging Markets Financial Institutions Group based in New York and most recently as an Executive Director in the Southern Cone Investment Banking Coverage group based in Buenos Aires.
Juan earned a B.A. in Accounting (Magna Cum Laude) from the Universidad de San Andres and participated in the LAVCA & Wharton Latin America Private Equity Professional Development Program.
FOUNDER AND MANAGING PARTNER
Pablo currently serves as a board member of ProdEng S.R.L. (a portfolio company), a board member of Diransa S.R.L. (a portfolio company), a board member of Ceverum Ltd. (a portfolio company), and is an independent board member at Transportadora de Gas del Norte S.A.
Prior to founding Lucens Capital, Pablo worked as a Vice President in the Emerging Markets Opportunities team at Oaktree based in New York. Prior thereto, Pablo worked as an investment professional at Eton Park covering private equity investments in Latin America and in J.P. Morgan’s Latin America M&A and advisory group.
Pablo obtained his undergraduate degree in Economics from Harvard College (Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.