InvestBA Private Wealth Missions 2012

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We launched our Private Wealth Missions in 2008 as a way to introduce small groups of private investors from different countries to the natural beauty, phenomenal growth story and untapped …

We launched our Private Wealth Missions in 2008 as a way to introduce small groups of private investors from different countries to the natural beauty, phenomenal growth story and untapped opportunities that await in two of the most livable countries in the Americas.
The presentation that follows sets the table for Argentina investment opportunities, explains the Private Wealth Mission concept and hopefully encourages you and your family to join us for one of our upcoming Private Wealth Missions in 2012.

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  • 1. InvestBAAs the leading online resource for real estate and otherinvestment opportunities in Buenos Aires, Argentina andUruguay, InvestBA exists to educate foreign investorsabout the best avenues for wealth creation and capitalpreservation in these booming Southern Cone markets.We launched our Private Wealth Missions in 2008 as away to introduce small groups of private investors fromdifferent countries to the natural beauty, phenomenalgrowth story and untapped opportunities that await intwo of the most livable countries in the Americas.The presentation that follows sets the table forArgentina investment opportunities, explains thePrivate Wealth Mission concept and hopefullyencourages you and your family to join us for one ofour upcoming Private Wealth Missions in 2012.
  • 2. EquityBAPrivate Investments & Wealth CreationWith the stock market volatility and global unrest A leading New York-based private equity corporationthat characterizes the current decade, a growing believes Argentina is the destination of choice for globalnumber of investors are choosing to diversify their investors seeking synergistic venture opportunities. Inportfolios internationally in order to hedge U.S.-dollar three short years, they have opened the most exclusivebased investments and invest in non-leveraged assets. boutique hotel in Buenos Aires and a world-class golf and vineyard estate development in Mendoza.Today, private investments are one of the few “Private investments are one of the fewremaining means of wealth creation that is truly non- remaining means of wealth creation.”correlated to what is left in your portfolio. Toward thatend, sophisticated investor groups are looking beyond The goal of the fund is to empower accredited individualnational borders in search of emerging market investors by pooling their capital, giving them access toopportunities with tremendous upside potential. global assets and institutional-quality deals and creating wealth-generating opportunities for all shareholders.While these deals are growing in number, the primaryparticipants and beneficiaries have remained large But before we look at their individual projects, let’s firstcorporations and the super-wealthy...until now. answer the basic question, Why Argentina & Uruguay?
  • 3. ...9:30...ArrivAl...Buenos Aires...
  • 4. EquityBAArgentina: From Crisis Comes OpportunityThere are several good reasons to consider investing While global markets have been reeling since 2008,in non-leveraged assets in a country like Argentina. Argentina’s fortunes have risen thanks in large part to the degree that the U.S. and powerhouse BRIC nationsArgentina went through a massive financial crisis in now depend on Argentina’s exports...from soy in China2001/02 that eroded 70% of the currency’s value, to Malbec in the U.S. to automobiles in Brazil.triggered credit and mortgage defaults and wiped outconsumer confidence in the banking system. In terms of global recognition, Financial Times recently described Argentina as China’s New InvestmentOvernight, the Argentina real estate market went Frontier, Citi named Buenos Aires among the Top 5from a credit-based system to a cash market, thus Global Megacities of the next 15 years, and Der Spiegeleliminating speculation and becoming a true market dubbed arts mecca BA, Metropolis of the Zeitgeist.based on supply and demand. Property values werequickly undervalued creating excellent opportunities Today opportunities abound in energy, agriculture,for cash buyers. This, along with the total lack of mining, vineyards and real estate where there is nocredit in the market, produced record rental yields U.S.-style credit bubble forming, because 90-95% offor property owners in Buenos Aires. real estate purchases are all cash transactions.
  • 5. ...21:40...WELCOME DINNER...ALGODON MANSION...
  • 6. EquityBAThe Tourism Boom in Argentina & UruguayArgentina and Uruguay are consistently ranked the #1 Brazil’s economy is the undisputed juggernaut of Latinand #2 Latin American destinations according to America, and both Argentina and Uruguay benefit fromInternational Living’s Quality of Life Index. Both record arrivals of Brazilian tourists with disposablecountries receive high marks each year for their wonderful incomes. Today, Brazilian Portuguese is a familiarclimate, affordability and safety; all of which are rare chorus in the fine restaurants of BA, on the beaches ofcommodities in other corners of Latin America today. Punta del Este and the ski slopes of Bariloche.Not surprisingly, a record number of foreign tourists Also in recent years, more American and Canadianvisited both countries in 2010. 22.8 million foreign tourists and retirees have been discovering Argentinavisitors arrived in Argentina’s airports last year, while and Uruguay. This trend is partly due to the growingUruguay tourism arrivals per capita recently reached popularity of wines from both countries, the global rise61.4%, the highest rate in all of Latin America. and accessibility of polo, positive media coverage from papers like The Wall Street Journal and The New YorkThe cruise industry is booming in Argentina and Times, and even popular cable shows like HGTV’sUruguay, while both countries are aggressively HouseHunters International showcasing Americansmarketing to Brazilian, Indian and Asian tourists. and Canadians investing in Southern Cone real estate.
  • 7. ...16:05...VINEYARD TOUR...ALGODON WINE ESTATES...
  • 8. EquityBASynergistic Investment Opportunities for Individual InvestorsHaving established that economic growth and Once the opportunities are identified, it then makes sensediversity, affordability and quality of life variables are to pursue the deals where the investor group can benefitprevalent in Argentina and Uruguay, the next step is from overlap and synergies with other portfolio holdings.to identify specific investment opportunities thatmake the most sense for a group of individual For example, creating a world-class winery can addinvestors pooling their capital. significant value and attraction to a luxury real estate development located in a major wine region. Similarly,The aforementioned tourism boom coupled with a five-diamond hotel projects can serve as launching padsshortage of exclusive five-star hotels creates a unique for groundbreaking restaurants and luxury lifestyle brands.opportunity in Buenos Aires. The global demand for These synergies have the potential to create numerousArgentine premium wine coupled with foreign operating profit centers that together increase the overallinvestors in search of private vineyard ownership value of an individual project.creates another opportunity in Mendoza. An absenceof quality fast-food franchises creates yet another The following pages detail the private equity corporation’sopportunity in Argentina, Uruguay and beyond. initial investments that offer such synergies for investors.
  • 9. Located in the heart of Buenos Aires’ posh Recoletaneighborhood, Algodon Mansion is a unique, 10-suitehotel that celebrates a time when travel and leisurewere synonymous with cultured sophistication.Imbued with modern elegance, luxurious amenitiesand private butlers for each guest, Algodon Mansionintends to position itself as one of the most widelyrecognized properties in the world.Designed by world-renowned architect and designerGerhard Heusch, Algodon Mansion has already beennamed one of the worlds best boutique hotels, one ofTravel + Leisures Best Up-and-Coming Hotels of 2010and named to Conde Nast Traveller’s 2011 Hot List.
  • 10. This sophisticated ambiance of Algodon Mansionextends to the hotels intimate 50-seat restaurant, ChezNous, where guests are greeted by deep red walls, anundulating gold leaf ceiling, and plush banquettes.Serving a cuisine of exceptional Argentine and Frenchfusion, the elegant dining room provides an intimate50-seat setting that opens to a glass-covered patio witha crackling fireplace.With a wine list full of splendid Argentine varietals,Chez Nous appeals to the sophisticated, globaltraveler and serves as one of the city’s hottest newdestinations. Chez Nous was recently named a BuenosAires “Top Pick” by Black Book Magazine.
  • 11. The vineyards of Algodon Wine Estates are located inthe foothills of the Sierra Pintada Mountains in SanRafael, Mendoza. With vines dating back to 1946,this two thousand acre estate is nestled in the heartof Argentina’s wine country. All of Algodon’s grapesare harvested by hand, and the resultant wine is leftto mature in French and American Oak barrels.In addition to Algodon’s superior vineyards, antiqueolive groves and an abundant variety of fruit and nutorchards further enrich the bountiful estate, whichembraces eco-friendly concepts and ecologicallyresponsible science for the production of a widevariety of fine products.
  • 12. Algodon Wine Estates & Champions Club is a stunning2,050 acres of sprawling vineyards and orchards ingorgeous Argentina wine country, which have beenintegrated into a vineyard estate development of 600homesites for private sale and development.Located in the rolling foothills of the Sierra Pintadamountains at the base of the Andes, this beautifulMendoza vineyard estate offers accessible luxuryvineyard living at a fraction of the cost of Tuscany oreven Napa Valley.Algodon Wine Estates & Champions Club was namedBest Mixed Use Development in Argentina in 2010 byAmericas Commercial Property Awards.
  • 13. Robert Parker Robert Parker 2012 Wine Ratings 2012 Wine Ratings 90 Algodon 91 Algodon 2008 Bonarda 2008 MalbecAlgodon vineyards are cultivated utilizing the purestglacial runoff from the snowcapped Andes Mountainsand are carefully hand-harvested at their peak maturityand optimum tannin levels.Algodon’s current wine list includes Malbec, Bonarda,Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Syrah, Chardonnay,Malbec Rosé, and a very special Gran Reserva.Craftsmanship and tradition combined with ideal soilconditions and state-of-the-art technology allowAlgodon to obtain only the highest quality of wines.The Estate has over 344 acres of vineyards, some datingback to 1946 and others no less than a decade old.
  • 14. Although more famous for her wine exports, Argentinais South America’s leading producer of olive oil and the4th largest exporter of olives in the world.Algodon Extra Virgin Olive Oil is cultivated from half-century old olive orchards. Algodon’s estate-grownolive oil is perfectly blended to offer an exceptionalArgentine culinary experience. The Blend is 70%Pendolino, 20% Arauco and 10% Arbequina.Golden in color with a soft green hue, this spectacularestate-grown olive oil presents the nose with hints offruit, subtle scents of green apple, almonds and freshherb notes. On the palate it is balanced with a slightlysour and spicy finish.
  • 15. South America’s newest fast-food sensation is here!Hollywood Burger offers a new spin on the GreatAmerican Hamburger in a fun and friendly atmospherethat promises great food and fast service. HollywoodBurger’s menu will satisfy the entire family withgourmet-fresh burgers made from the world’s finest beef—Argentine beef—flame grilled to perfection.Conveniently located inside every Hollywood Burger isHollywood Café, a relaxing and fun premium coffeehouse featuring gourmet Arabica blends and roasts, freeWi-Fi hotspots and a clean, modern environment.With an active franchise network, Hollywood Burgerintends to become the leading operator of HollywoodCalifornia-style burger chains in South America.
  • 16. ...22:10...WINE TASTING...ALGODON WINE ESTATES...
  • 17. InvestBA2012 Private Wealth MissionsInvestBA Private Wealth Missions, our annual series of one-week discovery trips showcasing opportunities for foreigninvestors in Argentina, return this year with several newinbound countries added to the 2012 calendar includingAustralia, Brazil, China, Great Britain and South Africa.Each 6 day/5 night Private Wealth Mission is limited to aselect group of 5 participants from one country, and tripopenings are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.Participants have the option of traveling to Argentina aloneor, if possible, together with their spouse and/or children.Ample activities are planned in both Buenos Aires andMendoza to keep everyone entertained and smiling.
  • 18. ...11:55...TRAIL RiDING...ALGODON WINE ESTATES...
  • 19. InvestBAAccommodationsTwo of Argentina’s most exclusive hotels serve as Algodon Mansion - Buenos Airesthe host properties for every Private WealthMission: Algodon Mansion in Buenos Aires andAlgodon Wine Estates in Mendoza.Algodon Mansion is the first and only BuenosAires hotel named to the exclusive Relais &Châteaux Collection and was also named to the Algodon wine estates - mendozaCondé Nast 2011 Hot List.Algodon Wine Estates won the 2010 Great WineCapitals award for “Best of Wine Tourism” andthe 2010 Americas Commercial Property Awardfor “Best Mixed Use Development in Argentina.”
  • 20. ...14:20...Putting...ALGODON WINE ESTATES...
  • 21. InvestBAItinerary Guest suites, meals and entertainment, domestic flights and ground transportation are all included in the Private Wealth Mission package price.SUNDAY WEDNESDAY FRIDAYArrive Buenos Aires International Airport (EZE) Breakfast at Chez Nous, Algodon Mansion Breakfast at Chez Gaston, Algodon Wine EstatesChauffeured Transportation to Algodon Mansion Chauffeured Transportation to Aeroparque Jorge Newberry (AEP) Chauffeured Transportation to San Rafael Airport (AFA)Check-In at Algodon Mansion & Private Time Flight from Buenos Aires to San Rafael, Mendoza (AFA) Return Flight from San Rafael (AFA) to Buenos Aires (AEP)Welcome Dinner @ Chez Nous, Algodon Mansion Check-In at Algodon Wine Estates & Private Time Chauffeured Transportation to Algodon Mansion Algodon Wine Estates Outdoor ActivitiesMONDAY Golf, Tennis, Skeet, Horseback Riding or Whitewater Rafting Option 1: Check-in luggage at Algodon Mansion, enjoy aBreakfast at Chez Nous, Algodon Mansion Private Wealth Mission Tour: Algodon Winery & Vineyard full day of shopping and sightseeing in Buenos Aires, andPrivate Wealth Mission Investor Presentations Outdoor Asado, Live Music @ Chez Gaston, Algodon Wine Estates take chauffeured transportation to Ezeiza InternationalLunch @ Chez Nous, Algodon Mansion (EZE) for an evening departure from Buenos Aires.Group Dinner at La Recova THURSDAY Breakfast at Chez Gaston, Algodon Mansion Option 2: Check-in at the Algodon Mansion again for anTUESDAY Private Wealth Mission Tour: Hollywood Burger extended stay in Buenos Aires. (Note: Guest suites andBreakfast at Chez Nous, Algodon Mansion Algodon Wine Estates Outdoor Activities other hotel charges incurred from Friday forward are notPrivate Wealth Mission Investor Presentations Golf, Tennis, Skeet, Horseback Riding or Whitewater Rafting covered under the Private Wealth Mission package price.)Lunch @ Chez Nous, Algodon Mansion Algodon Wine Tasting with Algodon Winemakers Chauffeured Transportation to Ezeiza International (EZE)Group Dinner at Puerto Madero Closing Dinner at Chez Gaston, Algodon Wine Estates on your chosen date of departure from Buenos Aires.
  • 22. InvestBATESTIMONIALSCristian T. - Augusta, Georgia Gloria U. - Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia“I can’t believe I waited so long to discover the Algodon! Algodon Mansion is paradise! The hotel’s “After three visits to Argentina my husband and I know that as soon as we walk out of the passportarchitecture and décor are exquisite (I was very impressed at the architectural beauty throughout control doors at the airport that a driver will be waiting to whisk us away to the Algodon Mansion. TheBuenos Aires), and I’ve never experienced such pampering. Thank you for making this trip so staff remembers us, greets us by name, rapidly takes our luggage away to our rooms and offers uswonderful. San Rafael, Mendoza, also has a new fan. The vineyards, mountains and natural beauty of refreshments. Our feelings are that the concierge staff wants to provide whatever we need and thatthe landscape took my breath away. I loved the Wine Estates. As an amateur wine enthusiast, the wine they enjoy giving us suggestions, maps or information. They make us comfortable and pamper us.tastings and tours were an absolute joy! I can’t wait to return. A very special thanks to all at Algodon!” Anything that you order to eat will be presented to you perfectly cooked by a French-trained chief. After a few days it is time to fly to San Rafael where we are transported to the Algodon Wine Estates.Mark N. - Orange County, California Here we experience country living, but with a luxury feel. When playing golf and needing a snack, we simply pick a piece of fruit off of a tree. Last trip I asked to go horseback riding thru the vineyards;“We just returned from our visit to Argentina. Algodon Mansion was one of the finest, if not THE finest the horses are quite large on the ranch and I had to use a chair to get up onto the saddle. The qualityhotels I’ve ever stayed in. The highlight was the staff. They were all just incredible in their own little of food is gourmet cuisine and dinners can go late into the night.ways, full of character and totally efficient. I almost hate to admit now that I’d never given thought tovacationing in Argentina, let alone considering investing there. After visiting your real estate projects, I We watched the workers picking the grapes, viewed the processing of the wine and had the choice ofam convinced! We did not want to leave Algodon Wine Estates. The prospect of owning our own drinking any of the fine wines during out stay. What has been accomplished at Algodon Wine Estatesvineyard in Mendoza is very exciting. Once again, thanks to your wonderful team of people. I am in a short time is amazing. We always meet very interesting people on our trips, many who havespreading the word already to all my contacts about Algodon.” purchased homesites, and have grown to love the relaxing feeling of staying at the Estates as we do.”
  • 23. InvestBATESTIMONIALSSteve & Carol M. - Santa Barbara, California Jeff M. - Denver, Colorado“We have been to Argentina several times. The Mansion is absolutely outstanding. It is intimate and “What a great combination of locations and accommodations. We started at the Algodon Mansionsmall in that it has only 10 very large and sumptuously appointed rooms in a turn of the century where the service and accommodations were as good as it gets. Whether it was a warm welcome atclassic French style mansion. The staff with round the clock concierge serve is pampering to every the door, a fabulous meal at Chez Nous, a bottle of Algodon Malbec at the bar, or the fabulous rooms,whim. The hotel restaurant has one of the highest ratings of its type in Buenos Aires, and it is very the experience was simply superb! But if we were forced to choose between the city and the Algodonwell deserved as the food is fabulous. Wine Estates in San Rafael with those glorious vines, olive trees, fireflies at night, and total relaxations that both my wife and I experienced, you would see us at the Wine Estates sipping Bonarda or a PetitOur trip to Algodon Wine Estates was very rewarding in that the pace and beauty of the location Syrah while strolling over the grounds. There is absolutely nothing like it in our experience.”which is at the start of the Andes is spectacular. It has also an award wining restaurant, tennis courtswith a world class pro, no less than Jose Luis Clerc, a winery, orchards with award wining olive grovesand other agricultural products. All this and a very attentive staff. They have a barrel program where Glenn W. - Arcata, Californiayou can own your own barrel and blend to your taste. “My wife, daughter and I had an incredible time from the moment we arrived! We were treated like royalty! My 6 year old especially loved riding horses and the golf carts at Algodon Wine Estates, andThe golf course is nearly finished and ready for play as they have added to 18 holes now, and there is my wife and I were very impressed with the accommodations and service. We were also botha driving range. Soon to come are polo fields and an equestrian center. All in all, the two properties amazed at the quality of life in general, in both Buenos Aires and San Rafael. We never felt unsafe,are both world class plus and the contrast from city to country is perfect. In addition, the Estate is and the people there are very personable and warm. The restaurants at both Algodon properties arelocated close to great skiing, white water rafting and other outdoor adventures. We were blown away exceptional! I really commend you on the extraordinary properties you have built. I promise toby both of these great properties and cannot wait to return.” return for Golf classes! Thanks again for a wonderful trip!”
  • 24. InvestBATESTIMONIALSMukesh P. - San Diego, California Klara & Allan J. - Augusta, GA Peter D. - New Canaan, CT“My wife and I are very grateful to you for exposing us to “We recently took our trip to Argentina and had one of the best “So why would I even think of buying property in San Rafael asArgentina. We had a fantastic time being hosted by Algodon trips we’ve ever had (And we’ve travelled to 5 other we already own three properties, one in the Northeastern U.S.,during our trip. The trip opened our minds (& hearts) to the continents!!!). From the tasty appetizers and scrumptious one in Brazil and one in Northern Europe.endless opportunities (business & pleasure) that exist in both the entrees to the delightful desert creations, the Chefs at theplaces we visited - Buenos Aires and San Rafael. The Algodon Algodon properties spoiled us rotten. The Algodon Mansion Well, it is simply because San Rafael is so completely differentMansion was still being renovated at the time of our visit but one and Wine Estates accommodations were comfortable and from any of those places. The climate is fantastic, dry andcould see how nice it was going to eventually turn out to be … cozy. The service was excellent and personable. sunny. Algodon Wine Estates has wide open spaces, gorgeousand now it has proven to be one of the premier hotels in the city! views of the mountains and some of the best grapes and winesAlgodon Wine Estates in San Rafael was paradise. The range of The kids loved riding the golf carts through the orchards and in Argentina. Plus, the nearby town of San Rafael is very safeactivities one can partake were surprising – golf, river rafting, vineyards. Horse riding through the property was fun. We and radiates provincial Argentine charm.boating, horseback riding, ATV rides on beautiful trails, tennis … enjoyed our evenings outside with empanadas, kebabs and thebesides wine tasting. The food was excellent in spite of being a delicious Algodon Bonarda. Touring the different wineries, So when the weather in the Northern Hemisphere turns coldvegetarian. The memories of the cheese empanadas I had at one vineyards and cellars was an enjoyable experience. with snow and rain, we can actually spend weeks in ourof the wineries we visited still makes my mouth water. Thank you Mendoza home, drinking our own wine from our own grapes,again for all the wonderful experiences and I know that I have a We thank you for an absolutely amazing trip on your enjoying the climate and the sun plus all the amenities at themade a wise choice in investing with you folks.” extraordinary properties, which we hope to return to soon.” Algodon Wine Estates...and all at a very competitive cost.”
  • 25. InvestBA Pricing & Availability Inquiries USA: 1.866.960.7700 ARG: 5411.5486.2585 Skype: InvestBA E-mail: pwm@investba.com
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