Since its inception in 2005, Altura has been a firm in constant evolution.

If there is one thing that has characterized our journey, it is the constant pursuit of excellence and long-term value creation. Our strong belief is that we can and should be first and foremost good fiduciaries and that, in parallel, our work can contribute to creating a better world. Both goals can coexist.

History Timeline

Below are a few yearly milestones on our now 18-year journey; and the best is yet to come, as our market opportunity and leadership expands!

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Unveiled proprietary impact scoring system, the Altura Impact Score™ (AIS™).
Launched Altura Small & Lower Middle Market Debt and Equity Impact Strategy.
Launched Altura EOZ strategy.
Launched SCD (Scale, Convert, Divest) model™ in partnership with Billion Dollar Roundtable.
Principals of Altura Launch Small Business Community Capital (SBCC) one of the 9 SBIC impact funds in the country; Monika became the first Latina to be granted an SBIC license in history.
Hired by a large insurance company to allocate $300 million in an emerging manager program, including US Large Cap, US Small Cap and International Equity.
Altura partnered with AllianceBernstein to create a public-private partnership with U.S. Treasury.
Selected by significant public pension funds around the country to collaborate on an advisory and database management project.
Altura developed research and capital solutions for small and diverse businesses that allowed the firm to begin preparing to launch a private equity arm.

Monika Mantilla was invited as a Capital Advisor to the Billion Dollar Roundtable, and helped develop a framework to scale diverse-owned businesses.
Selected as a sub-advisor to AllianceBernstein in the CPP asset management mandate to provide Manager of Manager services for the U.S. Treasury, and as a sub-advisor to AllianceBernstein for its PPIP strategy.
Released the Emerging Manager Information Platform, a groundbreaking, web-based application for institutional investors.

The Platform provided research, data analytics, due diligence, market intelligence, and collaborative tools. The tool became widely used by many of the largest institutional investors in the country and the world.
Launched extensive database to broaden diversity investment opportunities for public and private pension funds, promote transparency and access to capital, and develop a better understanding of emerging investment firms.
Awarded a mandate to provide consulting services to a group of U.S. institutional investors.