Announcements


Alejandro Santo Domingo Joins The Americas Group

We are proud to announce and welcome Alejandro Santo Domingo as an Investor/ Partner in The Americas Group. Mr. Santo Domingo Davila is the Managing Director for Quadrant Capital Advisors, Inc. located in New York and is involved in the management of his family's company, Grupo Santo Domingo. He sits on the Boards of many of the companies they control. He is a member of the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors of Bavaria S.A. Bavaria produces and distributes beer, bottled water, juice drinks, malt beverages, and soft drinks. It sells its products in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru and Costa Rica. Formed in 1890, it is Colombia's largest brewer, with 98% of the market, and is a leader in malt beverages, juices and water. It is also the 2nd largest beverage company in Latin America.

Mr. Santo Domingo is on the Boards of Compania de Cervezas Nacionales S.A., Cerveceria Andina S.A., Cerveceria Nacional S.A., Refrescos Nacionales S.A., Aguila Trading, Cerveceria San Juan, Cervesur and Backus & Johnston, in Peru, where he serves as Chairman of the Board.

In addition, he is on the Board of Valores Bavaria, a Colombian Publicly Traded Company, which operates as a Private Equity Fund and actively manages a diversified investment portfolio. Valores Bavaria is one of the largest economic groups in Colombia with sales close to US $1.8 billion, representing 2% of the Colombian GDP, and has over 15,000 employees. Mr. Santo Domingo is a member of the Board of BellSouth Colombia, Media Capital, Invernac and Caracol Television S.A., all of which are related to Valores Bavaria.

Mr. Santo Domingo Davila was employed at Violy, Byorum & Partners, Investment Bankers, from 1999 to 2002 where he was focused on Mergers & Acquisitions for Telecom, Media and Consumer Goods. He is a graduate of Harvard University and is currently living in New York City.

We look forward to introducing you to Alejandro. Thank you for your continued friendship, confidence and support!

April 29, 2004

Kreps DeMaria, Inc.

We are proud to announce that we have been engaged by Kroll (www.krollworldwide.com)  to provide consulting and representational services in the areas of advisory services, government and community relations and business development, particularly in Latin America.

Kroll is the world’s foremost independent risk consulting company. Kroll helps clients reduce their exposure to global threats, capitalize on business opportunities, and protect employees and assets. They provide a broad range of investigative, intelligence, financial, security and technology services to help their clients reduce threats to their business and capitalize on opportunities.

Among the services they provide are; Corporate Advisory & Restructuring, Forensic Accounting, Valuation & Litigation Consulting, Electronic Evidence & Data Recovery, Business Intelligence & Investigations, Background Screening and Security Services. Kroll has a reputation for excellence and a history built on trust, integrity and discretion. Clients include: IBM, Avon, Caterpillar, AIG, Motorola, Goldman Sachs & JP Morgan Chase.

The Americas Group looks forward to assisting you in the areas of reducing risk, finding solutions and enhancing business opportunities.  Please give us a call or e-mail us and we will put you in contact with the appropriate Kroll personel who can assist you with your needs.

March 17, 2004

ANNUAL MEETING OF THE AMERICAS GROUP INVESTOR/PARTNERS

THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 2004

AT

THE FOUR SEASONS HOTEL

MIAMI, FLORIDA

BUSINESS MEETING 6PM

Report & Review by Howard Glicken

Round Table Discussion Q & A

Address by President Jose Maria Figueres

COCTAILS & DINNER 55th FLOOR SUITE 8:00PM

DETAILED AGENDA WILL FOLLOW

March 4, 2004

Kroll - The Worlds Foremost Independent Risk Consulting Company Engages The Americas Group

We are proud to announce that we have been engaged by Kroll (www.krollworldwide.com)  to provide consulting and representational services in the areas of advisory services, government and community relations and business development, particularly in Latin America.

Kroll is the world’s foremost independent risk consulting company. Kroll helps clients reduce their exposure to global threats, capitalize on business opportunities, and protect employees and assets. They provide a broad range of investigative, intelligence, financial, security and technology services to help their clients reduce threats to their business and capitalize on opportunities.

Among the services they provide are; Corporate Advisory & Restructuring, Forensic Accounting, Valuation & Litigation Consulting, Electronic Evidence & Data Recovery, Business Intelligence & Investigations, Background Screening and Security Services. Kroll has a reputation for excellence and a history built on trust, integrity and discretion. Clients include: IBM, Avon, Caterpillar, AIG, Motorola, Goldman Sachs & JP Morgan Chase.

The Americas Group looks forward to assisting you in the areas of reducing risk, finding solutions and enhancing business opportunities.  Please give us a call or e-mail us and we will put you in contact with the appropriate Kroll personel who can assist you with your needs.

February 27, 2004

Brian J. Collins Joins The Americas Group

We are proud to announce and welcome Brian J. Collins, President and CEO of Pinnacle Development as a Partner in The Americas Group. His Company is currently developing mixed-use real estate projects featuring 5-star hotels, including the Regent Hotel & Residences in Winter Park, Florida and The Ritz-Carlton in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mr. Collins was previously a Principal and COO of Millennium Partners, the pre-eminent developer of mixed-use properties in the United States having developed over $2 billion of projects during the past seven years. Their portfolio includes 5 Ritz-Carlton Hotels and two Four Seasons Hotels, including the new 70 floor Four Seasons in Miami. Brian will help guide The Americas Group into development opportunites for our own account and those of our clients, as we continue to add to our capabilities in the Real Estate Sector.

We look forward to introducing you to Brian and to demonstrating our additional Real Estate capabilities. Brian brings a unique set of experince and skills that make him one of the very best in his area of expertise. We hope you will contact us if we can be of any assistance. To learn more about Brian please give us a call or email us and we will send you more information and his impressive biography.

Thank you for your continued friendship, confidence and support!

February 10, 2004