In the beginning of the 90’s, Brazil was in the process of regaining international prestige with economy decentralization.
In this period new investment opportunities and internal growth demanded a new concept of advice to brazilian companies in their corporative finances.
As protagonists of part of this important historic period, two financial executives decided to play this role, and created the first brazilian management consulting expert in the segmentation of industrial activities in the national market of small, medium and large companies. It emerges, then, Baxter Straub Ltd.
Almost three decades later, The group, now entitled STRAUB, prospered and spread its success to new initiatives in health , environmental , cultural and sportive segments.
The first company of the STRAUB GROUP began operations in 1984. Now are four companies providing the following specialist financial services to brazilian and foreign investors in Brazil:
During a combined total of 12 years at Bozano Simonsen Bank and 26 years at Baxter Straub, Vilmar Straub and Kenneth Baxter were personally responsible for originating and executing over sixty Corporate Finance mandates totaling higher than US$ 3 billion.
The most notable deals were the origination of the winning consortium´s in the privatization of USIMINAS, CST and COSIPA, and the successive mandates awarded by IFC International Finance Corporation(3), COPENE(4), Dufer(3) and JAHU(2).
The STRAUB GROUP executives and associates have a long experience in negotiations and management of national and foreign investments.
STRAUB has increasingly become an equity partner in investment opportunities in exchange for its advice and local expertise in corporate matters