About us

We invest in projects that contribute to the development of the region and generate superior risk-adjusted returns

Our objective is to have a positive impact on the region’s economic development across 5 verticals: Ports and Logistics, Power and Energy, Transportation, Digital Infrastructure and Social Infrastructure.

Our 5 investment verticals

Ports and Logistics

Sea and Inland Ports | Port Logistics

Power and Energy

Generation | Transmission | Distribution | Oil and Gas

Transportation

Airports | Roads | Railways

Social Infrastructure

Hospitals | Schools | Waste Management | Water Sanitation

Digital Infrastructure

Telecommunications | Fiber Optic | Data Centers

Supported by:

Founded 125 years ago in Peru, Grupo Romero is a Peruvian conglomerate with a leading presence in the infrastructure, financial services, insurance, consumer goods, agribusiness and fishery, oil & gas, logistics, and real estate sectors through its portfolio companies and other relates parties; generating over $9 billion in revenue; and employing over 33,000 people throughout Latin America.

Infrastructure
Financial Services
Consumer Goods
Commodities
Oil and Gas
Logistics
Real Estate

Includes Grupo Romero companies and other related parties

The team

Infrastructure investment leaders

Louis-Jean Chartier

CEO

BIO

Louis Jean Chartier, started as CEO in January 2023. He has deep knowledge of the Latam Infra space. A Canadian citizen, he holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Economics and Finance from McGill University, as well as an MBA from the McCombs School of Business (University of Texas), and a Masters degree from the Tecnológico de Monterrey. He also completed the Advanced Management Program (AMP) at Wharton.

His experience spans over 25 years in leadership positions with large industrial and infrastructure multinationals (Bombardier, Hydro-Quebec International, Vinci and Alstom), as well as Private Equity Funds, and the Canadian pension fund, CDPQ. He worked in Canada, Mexico, Peru and France.

Ernesto Vereau

Vice President

BIO

Ernesto Vereau Görbitz has been part of the Romero Group’s investment team since 2020, and before that he worked as Corporate Chief of M&A at Nexa Resources. As a complement to his +12 years of credentials, he has been an Investment Analyst at International Finance Corporation and an Investment Banking Analyst at Credicorp Capital.

Ernesto holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.A. in Economics from Universidad del Pacífico.

Felix Arenas

Vice President

BIO

Felix Arenas joined InfraCorp as Vice President in April 2023. He brings over 10 years of experience in Investment Banking at J.P. Morgan, where he worked on numerous high-profile transactions across Latin America, gaining extensive expertise in M&A, debt and equity financing, and capital markets. Felix spent several years in J.P. Morgan’s New York office before relocating to Peru. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering with a minor in Economics from Northwestern University and completed a Certificate Program in Managerial Analytics from the Kellogg School of Management.

Portfolio

Companies that create value

Power and Energy

Electric Power

Energuate

Energuate is the largest electricity distribution company in Guatemala and Central America based on the number of clients. With a customer base of 2.4 million it benefits over 12 million residents, covering more than 70% of the Guatemalan population. Its extensive coverage, spanning 101,914 km2, reflects its commitment to bring energy to the entire country.

Power and Energy

Hydrocarbon

Ocensa

OCENSA is the leader in hydrocarbon transportation in Colombia with over 29 years of experience. Its operation involves the transfer of crude through an underground pipeline spanning 836 km and 12 km under the sea. Equipped with 21 line valves, 9 pumping stations, and an advanced maritime terminal with the capacity to store up to 5 million barrels, OCENSA exports crude through tankers worldwide.

Media

Press releases

PERU-RETAIL

Romero Group appoints new CEO for its infrastructure holding company, InfraCorp

Semana económica

InfraCorp’s new CEO and other business moves

PRNEWSWIRE

Global Infrastructure Partners Acquires 50% of Tramarsa and Partners with Grupo Romero in Strategic Joint Venture