9th Annual Private Equity Brazil & Latin America Forum São Paulo, Brazil | December 4-5, 2017 Request Agenda

The 9th Annual Private Equity Brazil & Latin America Forum is Latin America's largest international private markets investment conference. The forum brings together 450+ investors, funds, and advisers for a two day meeting to discuss sectors, due diligence, and private equity investment opportunities in Brazil, Latin America and around the world.

The investor focused event provides a due diligence forum for international and South American pension funds, foundations, endowments, fund of funds, family offices, wealth managers, consultants, and sovereign wealth funds interested in direct research on private investment opportunities. Session topics cover the entire spectrum of private equity investments, from sector specific sessions on venture capital investments in Brazil and LatAm to discussions on global buyout opportunities, and roundtables of the biggest global LatAm institutional investors discussing their specific investment appetites.


Deltan Dallagnol, Federal Prosecutor, Brazilian Federal Prosecution Office

Mr. Dallagnol is a Federal Prosecutor of the Brazilian Federal Prosecution Office in Curitiba. His work as a Federal Prosecutor focuses in crimes related to corruption, money laundering and the financial system. Mr. Dallagnol has coordinated several investigations that had repercussions on the international media, such as the Operation Car Wash. This anti-corruption probe that has led to the conviction of dozens of people for involvement in a bribery and kickback scheme that fun-neled billions of dollars from the Brazilian oil company Petrobras to politicians and company ex-ecutives. Mr. Dallagnol received a Master of Laws’ degree from Harvard Law School and is cur-rently a professor at Fundação Escola do Ministério Público do Paraná and Escola Superior do Ministério Público da União.

Mustafa Abdel-Wadood, Global Head of Private Equity, The Abraaj Group

Mr. Abdel-Wadood is Managing Partner and Global Head of Private Equity at The Abraaj Group. He joined The Abraaj Group from EFG-Hermes, where he was Chief Executive Officer for the UAE and prior to that Head of Investment Banking. Before this, he co-founded Sigma Capital and served as its Managing Director. Prior to that role, he spent eight years at the Orascom Group as Director of Development and Investments and was a founding Board Member of Orascom Telecom which became a leading publicly-listed emerging markets telecom operator.

Elie Horn, Chairman, Cyrela Brazil Realty

Mr. Horn is the founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors at Cyrela, the most prestigious residential real estate developer in Brazil. Founded in 1962, the company is the largest publicly traded developer of high-end residential buildings in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro operating in 17 states and 66 cities. Mr. Horn holds a Bachelor's Degree in Law from Universidade Pres-biteriana Mackenzie. Since 2006, Mr. Horn has been on the list of Forbes billionaires.

Fabio Barbosa, Board Member, Gávea Investimentos

Mr. Barbosa served as the CEO of the Abril Group from 2011 to 2015. He was previously the CEO of Santander Brazil from 2008 to 2011, the President of Febraban (Brazilian Banks Association) from 2007 to 2011, and the President of Banco Real/ABN Amro from 1996 to 2008. Currently, Mr. Barbosa serves on the Board of Directors at Gávea Investments; Banco Itaú-Unibanco; CBMM, Natura and Hering. He is the Chairman of the Board of Endeavor and the São Paulo Orchestra, Osesp. Mr. Barbosa serves as the Vice Chairman of Itaú Social, an NGO focused on education. He is also chairman of the Board of CLP (Center for Public Leadership), an NGO focused on public policies and public officers.

Roberto Quarta, Partner & Chairman, Europe, Clayton, Dubilier, & Rice

Roberto Quarta has been a Partner with CD&R for 16 years and is Chairman of CD&R Europe. He is Chairman of WPP plc and Smith & Nephew plc. He played the lead operating role in the Firm’s investment in SPIE and served as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Rexel. Prior to CD&R, he served as CEO of BBA Group plc until 2001 and served as Chairman until 2006. He also held positions at BTR plc, former Chairman of IMI plc, former NED of BAE Systems plc, Foster Wheeler Corp, Fondo Strategico Italiano, Equant NV and PowerGen plc.

Roberto Justus, Chairman and Founding Partner, Grupo Newcomm

One of the best-known businessmen in Brazil, Roberto Justus is the founding partner of the Newcomm Group, a WPP partner in Brazil, which was market leader in Brazil for 14 consecutive years. In 2016, for the eighth consecutive year, he was chosen one of the three most admired leaders according to DMRH Group that interviewed Brazilian youngsters, and was, for the third time, one of the top 100 Brazilian executives with the best reputation, according to a Merco study. His business success took Justus to broadcast television, where he has developed a successful career since 2004 hosting shows like The Apprentice (8 seasons) among others shows which are top rated in Brazilian television. Mr. Justus is the author of two books: Construindo uma Vida (Building a Life) and O Empreendedor (The Entrepreneur). He is also a strategic advisor to Treecorp Investimentos.


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Key Discussion Topics

  • A 2018 outlook delivered directly from the leading Brazilian GP's
  • Perspective from local & global investors; learn about their strategies and what it takes for a manager to pique their interest
  • Keynote discussions led by government & economic leaders, providing insight on how political and macroeconomic change affects your business
  • Impact and ESG Private Market Investing in Latin America
  • Energy & Infrastructure Investments in Latin America
  • Insights from CEOs: How their partnerships with private equity drive improvement & growth
  • Navigating New Regulation, Structural Considerations & Fund Formation / Operations
  • Real Estate, Timber, & Agribusiness Investing
  • Healthcare investments in Brazil & Latin America
  • Venture Capital & Technology Investing


Early Bird I 1,800 06/30/17
Early Bird II 2,000 07/28/17
Early Bird III 2,200 08/25/17
Early Bird IV 2,400 09/29/17
Pre-Registration I 2,600 10/27/17
Pre-Registration II 2,800 11/24/17
Pre-Registration III 3,000 12/01/17
Standard Registration 3,200 12/04/17


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