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Puente Pacífico and QBT Conclude Joint Collaboration Agreement

05 December 2012

 

SANTIAGO, CHILE and CHIASSO, SWITZERLAND.  December 5, 2012.  Puente Pacífico Investment Advisory Ltda. and QBT Sagl announced today that they have successfully concluded a Joint Collaboration Agreement. 

Under the terms of the agreement, which take effect immediately, Puente Pacífico and QBT will collaborate in providing advisory assistance in connection with the analysis, valuation and sale of non-performing loans, particularly in Italy.    The firms also plan to collaborate in connection with initiatives to help real estate sector participants improve real estate risk analysis.  

Darin Bifani, the founder of Puente Pacífico said, “I am delighted that Puente Pacífico will be working closely with QBT in connection with the non-performing loan market in Italy.    Italy, like many countries in Europe, will continue to go through a process of deleveraging and QBT both has very strong tools to quantify NPL portfolio values as well as many key contacts in the real estate sector.”  

Puente Pacífico is a business advisory firm that counsels clients on cross-border investments.  The Firm adds value to transaction origination, structuring, execution and management with a combination of diverse analytical skills, cross-cultural know-how and a broad network of contacts.  To assist clients with the identification and management of cross-border investment risk, Puente Pacífico also prepares research reports and designs analytical products.

QBT is a firm that develops a wide range of cutting edge algorithms and related software for commercial application, including Gemini, REC Crawler and U-Tool. The Firm operates multi-disciplinary teams of economists, mathematicians and computer scientists in close collaboration with academic institutions to develop innovative IT systems “at the state of the art”.

Puente Pacífico Collaborates on Launch of Revolutionary Cloud Based Risk Rating Service

04 December 2012

 

SANTIAGO, CHILE. December 4, 2012.  Puente Pacífico Investment Advisory Ltda. announced today that its joint collaboration partner Ontonix has successfully launched the Ontonix Rate-A-Business Portal (www.rate-a-business.com). 

The Rate-A-Business Portal is a radically innovative cloud-based service which allows users to obtain real-time risk ratings of countries, markets and their businesses.  Rather than based on limited risk metrics such as ratio analysis or regression analysis, the service uses powerful computer technology to identify increasing risk and gauge resilience to external shocks.  Puente Pacífico is proud to have collaborated on the creation of the portal through the development of templates to assist businesses quantify various types of risk, including financial system, operational and real estate market risk.

Darin Bifani, the founder of Puente Pacífico said, “This service, in simple terms, will change the way businesses think about and manage risk.  Not only does it advance how risk is understood and quantified, it also puts the power to obtain real-time risk ratings in the hands of every company, regardless of its size.  This helps give businesses earlier warnings regarding increasing risk levels, which is absolutely vital knowledge in the increasingly interconnected and turbulent financial world.  

Puente Pacífico is a business advisory firm that counsels client on cross-border investments.  The Firm adds value to transaction origination, structuring, execution and management in Latin America with a combination of diverse analytical skills, cross-cultural know-how and a broad network of contacts throughout the region and abroad.  To assist clients with the identification and management of cross-border investment risk, Puente Pacífico also prepares research reports and designs analytical products.

 Ontonix, a privately held company established in 2005, develops award-winning software and offers exclusive high added value services in the field of Quantitative Complexity Management (QCM).  Ontonix is the world's first company to have developed the science necessary to measure complexity and, treating it as a natural attribute of all systems, enable its effective management. The unique approach to complexity and its quantification developed by Ontonix establishes radically innovative means of business simplification and robustification, crisis-anticipation, Strategic Business and Economic Intelligence, holistic risk rating and risk management. Ontonix also offers a first-of-a-kind cloud-based resilience rating service which enables its users to measure the ability of corporations, organizations, asset portfolios, or any kind of business, to survive shocks and extreme events known as Black Swans.

Economic Growth Powers Chile's Office Sector to Latin America's Third Largest

30 October 2012

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Mark Cutting Joins Puente Pacífico Advisory Board

01 October 2012

 

SANTIAGO, CHILE. October 1, 2012.  Puente Pacífico Investment Advisory Ltda. announced today that Mark Cutting has been appointed to the Puente Pacífico Advisory Board.   As part of the Advisory Board, Mark will provide strategic assistance with real estate investment opportunity identification, structuring and management in Latin America and Europe.   

Darin Bifani, the founder of Puente Pacífico said, “I am delighted that Mark has joined the Advisory Board.  Throughout his successful career, which includes being the former Head of European Asset Management for the Kenmore Property Group and being a founding partner of Ariel Investment Management, Mark has managed billions of dollars in real estate transactions in many jurisdictions under many types of market conditions.   Mark’s presence on the Advisory Board will also give the firm an increased ability to work on cross-border investments between Latin America and Europe.”   

Puente Pacífico is a business advisory firm that counsels clients on cross-border investments.  The Firm adds value to transaction origination, structuring, execution and management in Latin America with a combination of diverse analytical skills, cross-cultural know-how and a broad network of contacts throughout the region and abroad.  To assist clients with the identification and management of cross-border investment risk, Puente Pacífico also prepares research reports and designs analytical products.