Mesoamerica Overview

  • Investor Type
  • PE/​Buyout

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 8

  • Investments
  • 10

  • Portfolio
  • 3

  • Exits
  • 7


Mesoamerica General Information


Founded in 1996, Mesoamerica is a private equity investment firm based in San José, Costa Rica. The firm makes private equity investments and deploys capital in high-impact, mid-market businesses in growth markets in Latin America with a specific focus in the areas of health and wellness, telecommunications, cable, construction services, restaurants, renewable energy, and consumer food services sectors.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Trade Association
Latin American Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (LAVCA)
Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)
Primary Investor Type
Other Investor Types
Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • Plaza Tempo
  • Lobby B. Piso 4. Escazú
  • San Jose
  • Costa Rica
+506 4101 0000

Mesoamerica Investments (10)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
0000000000000 15-Oct-2020 00000 00000 0000 Educational Software Generating Revenue
000000í0 04-Jun-2019 000000000 00 Food Products Profitable 0000 000000
00000é 000000 14-Dec-2017 0000000000 Specialty Retail Generating Revenue
0000000 (000000000 16-Dec-2016 0000000000 Restaurants and Bars Out of Business 0000 000000
Zuma Energía 05-Sep-2014 Platform Creation Energy Production Generating Revenue
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Mesoamerica Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
0000 00000í0 19-Nov-2020 000000000000000000
0000000 (000000000 01-Jan-2018 000 00 00000000
00000000 000000000 27-Dec-2016 000000000000000000
00000000 000000000 19-Jan-2010 0000000000
Esco Interamerica 01-Oct-2009 Merger/Acquisition
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Mesoamerica Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Mesoamerica Team (20)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Harry Strachan JD Co-Founder & Partner Emeritus San Jose, Costa Rica
Alfredo Apestegui JD Chief Legal Officer & Manager San Jose, Costa Rica
Luis Castro Founder, Partner & Managing Director 0 0 San Jose, Costa Rica
Jose Antonio Sauma Partner & Managing Director 0 San Jose, Costa Rica
Silvia Carvajal Executive San Jose, Costa Rica
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