The private equity company, Equities First Holdings, was founded by Al Christy, Jr who has remained its owner and president. It is a headquartered in the U.S., but has a large number of branches throughout the world. In 2014, it first acquired and absorbed the now much prized Australian offices of Meridian Equity Partners. This has proven to be its most important acquisition. EFH currently has offices throughout North America, Asia, Europe, and, of course, Australia. After the acquisition of the Australia offices, EFH’s already record-setting growth went even higher. EFH’s clientele includes some of the highest profile individuals in the world and what Equities First knows.
Brazil’s national income relies heavily on the energy sector. It is therefore safe to say that Cotemar plays a big role in the development of the country. The company was founded back in the year 1979 and has been serving the energy industry since then. The only thing that has changed is its service portfolio which is now wider and allows the company to offer more to this industry.
In the year 1979, when the company opened its doors, it only had one service to offer. They provided food and accommodation services to the employees of the oil and natural gas drilling industry who worked at the Campeche Bay. The same year, the company acquired vessels that would be used in transportation. Since the company opened its doors, to be successful and they would take nothing less. So, year in year out, the company has seen growth like no one would have ever imagined. The company has grown from being one of the leading suppliers of PEMEX to be one of the leading providers for the government. That is, since the government took over all the mining activities of the county.
Today, Cotemar offers their services in three lines. This include;
Food and Lodging
Cocinas del Mar is the subsidiary in charge of providing food and accommodation services. They follow the highest standards of hygiene and cleanliness, ensuring that their clients get the best quality services. This subsidiary employs the best chefs to prepare world’s best delicacies. They also employ cleaners to ensure that everything is clean. The subsidiary owns a number of vessels that are used to cater for the accommodation of workers as they wait for their shifts. The vessels contain 4 to 8 person cabins. And they can accommodate upto 4000 persons. They are equipped with common areas, gyms, spas, TVs and other entertainment utilities.
Apoyo Logistico Marino
This is Cotemar’s subsidiary that is in charge of transportation. The subsidiary owns boats and turgs that are used in the transportation of heavy structures. They also have a fleet of specialized vessels. Some of them are used for the transportation of employees and light materials. There are those that process oil and then there are oil spills and firefighting vessels.
Servicios de la Industria Petrolera
This subsidiary is in charge of construction, modernization and engineering services. It has two semi-submersible rigs with very strong decks and storage area.