Hick Trans  American Partners

Thomas O. Hicks says « Argentina, in general, and Patagonia, in particular, are considered to be unparalleled destinations for sports and ecotourism.» Based in Dallas and Buenos Aires, Hicks Trans American Partners (HTAP) is the Latin American arm of Hicks Holdings, the Texan investment firm led by Tom Hicks, founder of Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Incorporated (HMTF). In the region, HTAP seeks investment opportunities in diverse industries, as well as in the development of real state projects. Most recently, it has acquired Grupo Pilar S.A. and undertaken several hotel and real estate developments in Argentina, including: Dos Valles (Bariloche, Argentina), Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Patagonia (Bariloche, Argentina) and El Desafio Mountain Resort (San Martín de los Andes, Argentina). More information can be found at:www.htap.com

Terra Patagonia

Dedicated to the development of hospitality and real estate projects in Patagonia, Terra Patagonia is an Argentine company founded with a focus on conservation and the environment. Its main on-going projects include: La Matilde (Puerto San Julián), Alto Malleo (Junín de los Andes), Alto Pehuenes (Villa Pehuenia) and Pilhue (Pilhue Lake).The main partners of Terra have more than 25 years of combined experience in hospitality, real estate, conservation projects, communication and marketing. More information can be found at: www.terra-patagonia.com.ar =