Grupo Salinas




Grupo Salinas is a group of dynamic, fast-growing and technologically advanced companies, focused on creating shareholder value, and improving society through excellence. By making technology available to all levels of society, Grupo Salinas promotes the development of the countries where it operates.

Created by the entrepreneur Ricardo B. Salinas, Grupo Salinas doesn't function through stock stakes –it is not a holding company. However, it operates as a forum for management development and decision-making for the top leaders of the companies which are part of the Group: TV Azteca, Azteca America, Grupo Elektra, Banco Azteca, Seguros Azteca, Afore Azteca, Punto Casa de Bolsa, Advance America, Azteca Internet and Italika.

Grupo Salinas' resources allow for all of its companies, some of them publicly-held corporations, to rapidly and efficiently implement the best of the group's collective thinking and achievements to optimize management performance, procedures and technologies.

Grupo Salinas companies generate a significant profitability through operations in media-communications, specialized retail, financial services, telecommunications and Internet sectors. Grupo Salinas’ companies operates in Mexico, U.S., Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Peru, and Panama.

Besides its for-profit operations, Grupo Salinas created Fundación Azteca, Fundación Azteca America, Fomento Cultural Grupo Salinas, Kybernus and Caminos de la Libertad; non-lucrative organizations dedicated to improving health, education, preserving the environment, making culture affordable for everyone, and promoting leadership and freedeom.