EdiConsult is a consulting company founded in 1994 by Alberto Martin,Engineer & MBA, specialized in modeling business processes and introducing the emerging technologies required which support these processes. Main consulting areas have been eCbusiness, project evaluation, process reengineering, logistics and financial evaluation. All projects have been developed with the internal and external consultant best suited for the project content and customer needs. In almost 20 years, EdiConsult has assisted 50 first rated Chilean companies in several industries (please see www.ediconsult.cl for a customer list and projects).
Specifically,with regard to the valuation of businesses and corporations,EdiConsult has developed a methodology that has been applied in the valuation of several companies, based on the projection Cash Flows and the incorporation of new technologies into the business.
Given that many consulting engagements resulted in projects demanding imported components (whether goods or services), in 2005 EdiConsult started a Trade Finance area, representing a major US bank which provides Ex-Im Bank guaranteed loans. Later, EdiConsult started the representation of a European bank,which also provides financing with the backing of the ECA (Export Credit Agency) of the exporting country.During the two last years, EdiConsult obtained of ECA's approvals for about USD 80 million commercial loans, for Chilean and Peruvian importers, for capital goods coming from the USA, Canada and Europe.
Among the major companies that have obtained credit approvals Ex-Im Bank are, Gildemeister, Minera San Geronimo, Detroit Chile, Cementos BSA, Sigdo Koppers, SalfaCorp, Multimaq, Gallyas Telecom, ALO Rental, Pesco, Revesol, and construction companies as Gardilcic,Cypco,Excon, Agua Santa, San Felipe, El Sauce, among others.
Moreover, to aid at the clients in the incorporation of emerging technologies, EdiConsult has worked closely with the Agency USTDA, to identify areas in which US technology can benefit local companies / sectors.
Commercial Engineer & Masters in Business Management (MBA) from the Business School of University Adolfo Ibañez.
Specialized Consultant in strategic planning. Founder and General Manager of EdiConsult, a Chilean consulting company specialized in business models and logistic solution for the internal structure of companies.
Has experience in design and Project management related to planning strategies and systems information, having received training in General Electric Inc. (USA), and INS (UK).
Has developed business projects and implanted Electronic Commerce solutions in Chilean companies such as CCU, Agrosuper, Sodimac, Sony Chile, Telmex, Copec, ABC, Viña Santa Carolina, Andina Group, Chacao, Duracell & Gillette Chile, Champion, Wall!Mart, Banco de Chile and BancoEstado, IBM, ENTEL, CMPC, and Citibank N.A., among others.
Has participated in academic activities in Universidad Católica de Chile, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, and with the Chamber of Commerce of Santiago.
Additionally, Alberto, during these years he has worked with National City Bank, PNC Bank, ES Bank and other, for Chile and Peru, with the purpose of identifying top level companies that need financing for Capital Goods, with the support of Ex-Im Bank and other ECA's.
Furthermore, it has a long time of commercial support together with Commercial Service of the American Embassy in Santiago, and AMCHAM.