Centenium Advisors was founded in 1999 by Mr. Paul Weissman. The Firm’s principals have more than 75 years of combined experience in equity sales, marketing, corporate finance, fund-raising and direct investing in emerging markets, and also fund-positioning and fund-raising for alternative investment strategies, including real estate, hedge funds and private equity. Since inception, Centenium Advisors has raised over $1.5 billion for fund managers active in the Asia-Pacific region, Russia, India and other global emerging markets. In total, the principals have raised over $3.5 billion from U.S. institutional investors over the last 15 years.
Mr. Fabros is a Partner of Centenium Advisors and has over 30 years
of experience in the securities industry . Prior to joining Centenium
Advisors, he was a Managing Director at Maxim Group, where he focused
on capital-raising for emerging growth and healthcare companies. From
1993 to 2004, he was a Senior Vice President at Natexis Bleichroeder,
where he raised capital for and was a director of private equity funds
for China, India and the Philippines. He was also responsible for originating
capital markets business with companies based in the emerging markets.
From 1991 to 1993, he was an Executive Director of the Cathay Clemente
Fund, a Hong Kong-listed private equity fund for China. From 1988 to
1991, he was responsible for Latin America M&A advisory activities
at Bankers Trust Company. From 1985 to 1988, he was the head of Latin
America corporate finance at the First National Bank of Chicago. From
1983 to 1985, he was the Finance Director of Pepsi-Cola International.
From 1976 to 1983, he was a Vice President at Chase Manhattan Capital
Markets, and had responsibility for Chase’s loan syndication business
with clients in Brazil, Argentina and Chile. Mr. Fabros received a B.A.
from the Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines and an M.B.A.
from the Harvard Business School. He is Series 7 and 24 registered with FINRA.
Ms. Bernard is a Partner of Centenium Advisors and has over 20 years of marketing, advisory and client service experience. She has raised in excess of $2 billion for private equity and real estate funds/private placements over the last 11 years . Ms. Bernard was the Founding Partner of Source Partners, a New York-based placement firm focused on raising capital for alternative investment managers, including private equity, venture capital and real estate. Prior to founding Source Partners, she served as a Vice President in the Private Equity Group at Thomas Weisel Partners, responsible for helping to build and manage an internal placement group raising capital for the firm’s private equity and asset management products. Ms. Bernard had previously been a Vice President with Security Capital Group within the investment banking group raising capital for real estate private placements and ultimately responsible for developing and implementing institutional marketing programs that raised $600 million for a public REIT product. Ms. Bernard received a B.A. in Economics and Government from Simmons College. She is Series 7, 63 and 24 registered with FINRA.