SÃO PAULO--()--MBS Value Partners (MBS), a leading communications and capital markets advisory firm, today announced that it has opened a new office in São Paulo, Brazil.
“Brazilian companies are accustomed to seeking advisory services for a variety of areas including legal and business strategy. Now they have access to investor relations advisory services provided by senior level partners with an average of over 20 years of expertise both abroad and here on the ground”
The establishment of its operations in Brazil substantially strengthens MBS Value Partners’ presence in the region, where it has been providing senior level advisory work for over six years to leading Brazilian and Latin American companies in the retail and consumer, energy, infrastructure and real estate industries, among others.
MBS’ operation in Brazil is being led by partner, Fabiane Goldstein, a Brazilian executive and seasoned investor relations professional. She will work in close coordination with MBS partners Monique Skruzny, Lynn Morgen and Betsy Brod, who are based at the firm’s headquarters in New York City.
MBS takes a high-level approach to investor relations and communications. Each client engagement focuses on strategic capital markets communications, working closely with senior management to develop programs that can drive valuations.
“Brazilian companies are accustomed to seeking advisory services for a variety of areas including legal and business strategy. Now they have access to investor relations advisory services provided by senior level partners with an average of over 20 years of expertise both abroad and here on the ground,” said Goldstein.
The suite of MBS offerings includes:
- Strategic communications planning and messaging
- Investor and analyst relationship building including targeting and outreach
- Bondholder relations
- Disclosure and investor relations workshops
- Governance and proxy communications advisory
- Leadership transition coaching
- IPO preparation and support
- Reputation management
- M&A and restructuring support
- Shareholder activism and proxy contests
- Pre-public company communications
- News announcement preparation and international media outreach
- Presentation and international media training
These services build on MBS’ broad network of investor and analyst relationships developed in the United States, Europe and Latin America, media relationship in North America, and the capabilities of its partner company in Brazil, Ricca RI, which was founded by Goldstein and provides customized corporate communications programs that include annual and sustainability reports, websites, social media, translation and the dissemination of results.
In addition to its New York headquarters and São Paulo office, MBS Value Partners has a presence in Europe through a joint venture with London-based Shared Value and has executives based in Boston, Dallas and San Francisco.
The opening of MBS’ office in Brazil follows the recent acquisition of Farrell Kramer Communications, a public relations firm in the U.S., which expanded the MBS service offerings in investor relations and financial communications to provide a greater emphasis on public relations, corporate communications, social media, and media and presentation training.
About MBS Value Partners
Headquartered in New York City, MBS Value Partners is a capital markets and communications advisory firm that provides senior level advisory work and customized investor relations, financial media and corporate communications programs for domestic and international clients in a broad range of industries. In addition to New York, the firm has an office in São Paulo, Brazil, executives based in Boston, Dallas and San Francisco, and a European joint venture based in London. For additional information on our approach, services, and leadership team, please visit our website at www.mbsvalue.com. Among MBS’ Brazilian and Latin America clients are Arcos Dorados, CMPC, Gafisa and QGEP.