value in health care

Lenus Capital Partners is a private investment group. Our focus is on Private Equity, Venture Capital and Special Opportunities related to healthcare investments.

Who we are

Lenus was founded by a team with a substantial track record in the healthcare, real estate, and financial sectors. Due to the management team´s experience, the company creates long-term value for its investors and the companies it invests in. We achieve this by working closely with management to enhance company strategies, increase operational efficiencies and drive expansion plans.

What we do

Lenus Capital Partners is creating an integrated healthcare platform to provide outpatient and inpatient services, at all levels of care. We focus on equity, mezzanine, and debt financed investments in healthcare related companies with growth potential. In addition to the capital investment, Lenus promotes a rigorous financial and entrepreneurial approach, to create value and help growth of the companies in which it invests in.

Our team


The team adds value to each transaction by enhancing company strategies, advising management, strengthening customer relationships, providing operational expertise and creating efficiencies. The partners have over 50 years of combined experience in the health sector:

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Klaus Lederer

Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO
Mr. Lederer is Lenus´ Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board of Directors, CEO and a member of the Strategic Investment Committee. Mr. Lederer received a J.D. from the University of Miami and a B.S. in Economics and Finance from Bentley University.
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Luis Pulgar

Co-Founder and COO
Mr. Pulgar is a Co-Founder, COO, member of the Board of Directors and member of the Strategic Investment Committee of Lenus Capital Partners. Mr. Pulgar holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration (MPA) from Columbia University in New York, a Master’s in Finance from the Institute of Advanced Management Studies (IESA) in Caracas and received a degree in economics from Universidad Católica Andres Bello in Caracas.
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Fernando Salgado

Co-Founder and CMO
Dr. Salgado is a Co-Founder, CMO, member of the Board of Directors and member of the Strategic Investment Committee of Lenus Capital Partners. He is a surgeon from the National University of Colombia. He furthermore holds a Masters degree (MSc) in Tropical Medicine from the University of Liverpool (UK) and specialized in Advanced State Management at ESAP.
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Alberto Manotas

Mr. Manotas is Lenus Capital Partners´ CFO. He studied Law and Business Administration at the Universidad de los Andes.

Mauricio Beltrán

Legal Vice President

Mr. Beltran is the Legal Vice President at Lenus Capital Partners (LCP). Before joining LCP he was the Product Head for Citi’s A&T services in Colombia.
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Benjamín Díaz del Castillo

Investment Director
Mr. Diaz del Castillo is Lenus Capital Partners´ Investment Director. Mr. Díaz del Castillo studied Business Administration at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.
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Eduardo Trujillo

Analista de Inversiones
Experto en inversiones con extensa experiencia en asesoramiento empresarial para la toma de decisiones estratégicas claves para el crecimiento de mercado, ventas y captación de inversión.
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Sandra Karina Galindo

Ejecutiva estratégica con más de 25 años de sólida experiencia en gestión, crecimiento y transformación empresarial, finanzas corporativas y M&A. Experiencia como CFO de empresas nacionales y multinacionales del sector servicios, plásticos, farmacéutica y salud.
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María del Mar Ballesteros

Gerente Administrativa y de Recursos Humanos
Psicóloga bilingüe (inglés) con especialización en procesos de talento y desarrollo organizacional con 8 años de experiencia en diferentes areas e industrias. Líder en diferentes líneas de negocio y departamentos administrativos, enfocada en la planeación estratégica de la organización para el crecimiento comercial y administrativo en Latino América.


In addition to the founders, Inicia is also a partner of Lenus. INICIA is a private asset management firm with profound experience in the NOLA (Northern Latin America) Region, that has developed a unique investment and talent development model focused on creating long-term value through sustainable, specialized and diversified investment funds. Inicia operates through partnerships with unique managers focused on the NOLA Region to capture long-term value for investors, clients, partners and associates.