ABOUT US


BZS Consulting is an independent financial and accounting advisory firm established in Mexico City, its members have been part of recognized national and international firms providing financial advice, Due Diligence and M&A services. The vast and experience of our team has allowed the materialization of successful transactions among Mexico, LATAM and Europe in several sectors such as: Consumer, Telecom, Real Estate, Financial Institutions among others.

Why us?


  • Our Partners led approach

    Entrepreneurial Partner led hands-on approach delivers excellence in challenging timeframes by focusing on key issues and concerns, proactively identifying services and opportunities to create and drive value for our clients.

  • Trusted advisor relationships

    Trusted advisor relationships across all levels of the industry where we have a reputation for exceptional client delivery and doing the right thing for our clients.

  • Track record proven

    Proven track record advising clients across the world on relevant professional consulting services projects, delivering bottom-line results, service excellence, and value enhancing solutions.

Services


As an independent advisor we focus on the client identifying and executing appropriate solutions for each one.

  • Full process M&A
    • Valuation advice, strategic divestments / Carve outs.
    • Due Diligence.
    • Advice on price adjustment.
    • Assistance in M&A disputes.
  • Business Valuation.
  • Review of business valuation models.
  • Strategic finance services .

Common advice

  • Strategic growth and expansion planning through the acquisition of profitable assets.
  • Analysis of possible strategic alliances (Joint ? Ventures) in all sectors and industries in Mexico.
  • Optimal capital structure determination to identify opportunities for refinancing or capitalization.
  • Distressed liabilities restructuring via comprehensive programs.
  • Development of strategic and business plans for growing companies whose objective is to access the financial markets via debt or equity issuances.

Tax Advisory

  • Due diligence tax for the buyer and/ or seller.
  • Tax structuring for acquisitions, divestments and M&A.
  • Post-acquisition integration, optimization, and /or remediation advice.
  • Tax modeling and analysis of tax benefits.
  • Assistance in fiscal matters for the elaboration of SPA.

Valuation Services

  • Valution of fixed assets.

Legal, Corporate & Labor advisory

  • Legal due diligence.
  • Social due diligence.
  • Labor advisory after closing transaction.

Our expert


20+ years providing professional services for Due Diligence, M&A processes, Corporate Finance, and Audits services.

socio-consultor

Bernardo Zapata Silva

Managing Partner

   55 5402 8932

   [email protected]

Resume


Bernardo was a partner of international consulting and audit (assurance) professional services (Big Four) firm with over 20 years of relevant international working experience providing professional consulting and audit (assurance) services to national and international clients for Due Diligence, Corporate Finance, M&A processes, and Financial & Accounting audits of Financial Statements.

He has over 7 years of audit experience and over 13 years in financial due diligence and M&A projects.

He has extensive experience in cross border due diligence assignments (Buy and sell side due diligences, assistance to Carve-Out processes, Sell-Side preparation, price adjustments mechanisms, among others). He has been working for national and foreign clients in Central and South America and Europe, across several industry sectors with special emphasis in manufacturing, power, mining and construction, and oil and gas industry.

Financial and business assessments to clients and other EY firms globally (i.e. USA, Canada, Colombia, Perú, UK, Germany, Spain, Italy and Japan, among others) for several cross-border transactions of different economic scales & sizes.

Advisor of National (Mexican) clients such as; Grupo LALA, PEMEX, Grupo Saltillo, and Grupo DASI, Walmart México among others.

Lead Partner of Private Equity funds national and international clients and its portfolio (subsidiaries) companies to identify potential cross-border transactions in diverse market industries such as; KKR, Nexxus Capital, Discovery Americas, Glisco Partners, Southern Cross, and Promecap, among others.

He was a member of the German, Swiss, and Austria Desk (?GSA?) for a Big Four firm for Latam. Active collaborator for the creation and development of workshops and new businesses within the GSA desk, advising clients such as; Hüttenes Albertus, Bausch & Lomb, Brenntag, Gelita, Julius Baer, Gruenenthal, Dürr, Swiss Re, AHT, and Boehringer Ingelheim, among others.

Bernardo is a Public Accountant graduated from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in 2001, and he also received a major in Development of Managerial Skills from the same Institute. Just as, in 2006 he was graduated in Finance Master form the same institute.

Bernardo speaks fluent English and Spanish.

Our team

Sergio Vásquez Botero


Director

socio-consultor

10+ years providing professional services for Due Diligence, M&A assessments, Fixed Assets Valuation services, and Audits services.

Experienced consultant in Managerial roles for international consulting firms (Big Four).

Assisted clients such as Glisco Partners, Principia, Goldman Sachs, and Pasubio, among others.

Business Administrator from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and holds Certificate Diplomas in Financial Management & IFRS.

Laura E. Rendón


Senior Manager

socio-consultor

19+ years providing professional services for Due Diligence, Corporate Finance, and Audits services.

Worked for international consulting firms (Big Four).

Assisted clients such as Thermion Energy, Enel Green Power México, Grupo Lala, GAS Natural, and CFE, among others.

Public accountant from UNAM with a major in Finance.

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