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The Antares team comprises two Senior Advisors with extensive fund management experience and wide-ranging contacts in microfinance industry, and a CEO and two Senior Consultants who also bring significant investment experience.

Our team members can speak English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Romanian, Italian, Bangla and Hindi. Antares also draws on an extensive network of local consultants and transaction advisors in Latin America, South Asia and Africa who are engaged as needed.

Alex Silva

Alex Silva

Co-Founder and Senior Advisor

25+ years of experience in international finance; Manager of Antares Fund, Executive Director of Calmeadow, Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC), Executive Director of ProFund Internacional; Founder and CEO of Omtrix, Inc., a fund management and financial consulting company. Alex speaks fluent Spanish, English and Portugese.

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Paul DiLeo

Paul DiLeo

Co-Founder and Senior Advisor

20+ years MF experience; 15 years MF investment; and 10 years microfinance fund management; Managing Partner / Director of Grassroots Capital Partners, Co-Director of Prospero GP, Advisor to Caspian since 2005, President / Founder of Grassroots Capital Management Corp. Paul speaks fluent English and has working knowledge of Spanish and French.

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Amit Brar

Amit Brar

CEO

10+ years’ experience working in major microfinance markets in South and SE Asia. Led the design, oversight and execution of microfinance funds and MFIs, monitoring of microfinance operations; due diligence, and operations restructuring. CFA Charterholder, with M.S. in Finance from London Business School. Amit speaks fluent English and Hindi and beginner-level Spanish.

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Anna Kanze

Anna Kanze

Senior Consultant

10+ years’ experience in investment management and equity research. Member of Grassroots team since 2008; launched several MIVs, sat on Credit and Investment Committees, incl funds in Latin America, India and Russia. Fluent in English, Spanish and Romanian, with an MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business.

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Georgina Vásquez

Georgina Vazquez

Senior Consultant

20+ years of experience in corporate finance, with expertise in financial appraisals, analysis, and modeling. Provided independent financial consulting services to various organizations. Worked as a Corporate Finance Manager at Andersen Consulting Costa Rica. As an investment officer with Omtrix, Ms. Vázquez initiated the Antares Fund operations and currently coordinates the operations of the Risk Management Facility and Calmeadow. Georgina is fluent in English and Spanish.

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Equity Services

Drawing on our global investor network and relationships Antares can uncover the highest value for your equity investments...

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Advisory Services

Antares can cost-effectively manage assets while freeing in-house staff to refocus on strategic priorities...

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Our Experience

Antares has a long and successful track record, with deep experience in managing workouts and problem assets...