The 11th Annual Private Equity Latin America Forum is Latin America's largest private markets investment conference.
The forum brings together 700+ investors, funds, and advisers for a two day meeting to discuss sectors, due diligence, and private equity investment opportunities in 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.
João Doria, 37th Governor, State of São Paulo
João Doria is the 37th and current Governor of São Paulo and has been in office since January 2019. He previously served as the 52nd Mayor of São Paulo from January 2017 to his resignation on April 6, 2018. He was the first mayor in 24 years to be elected in the first round. Governor Doria is a member of the Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB) and is known for having hosted the TV show O Aprendiz. He studied social communication at Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP) and headed federal tourism agency Embratur from 1986 to 1988 during the presidency of José Sarney. In 1992 he founded Grupo Doria, a group of six companies.
Volkert Doeksen, Senior Advisor, The Carlyle Group, Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman, AlpInvest Partners
Mr. Doeksen is a Senior Advisor to The Carlyle Group, where he focuses specifically on large accounts of The Carlyle Group as well as on new product and business development. Previ-ously, Volkert was a co-founder and chairman/CEO of AlpInvest Partners. Volkert has over 25 years of investment experience. Prior to that, Volkert was a Partner at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson in New York and a Director at Kleinwort Benson Ltd. He also worked at Dillon Read and Morgan Stanley in London. Volkert is among others a member of the Supervisory Board of the Royal Concertgebouw N.V and Koninklijke Doeksen B.V. He is also a Board Member of the Fulbright Center and of Athora Holdings and a member of the international advisory board of Van Lanschot Kempen N.V.
Wilson Warren, Partner & President, Lexington Partners
Mr. Warren is the President of Lexington Partners and Co-Chair of the Secondary Investment Committee. Mr. Warren is primarily engaged in the management of Lexington’s investment operations and oversight for the secondary and co-investment funds. During 24 years at Lexington, he has been actively involved in more than 100 completed secondary transactions – including complex partnership portfolios, direct secondary investments, hedge fund private equity assets, institutional equity co-investments, and GP solutions transactions, committing more than $18 billion of invested capital including syndications to LPs and other investors. Prior to joining Lexington in 1994, Mr. Warren was an associate at Landmark Partners and prior to that he was an analyst in investment management at LaSalle Partners. Mr. Warren graduated from Williams College with a BA in economics.
Tarcísio Gomes de Freitas, Infrastructure Minister, Brazil Ministry of Infrastructure
Tarcísio Gomes de Freitas is the Brazilian minister of infrastructure. He was previously the coordination secretary at the Investment Partnerships Program (PPI), legislative adviser at the Chamber of Deputies, deputy director and executive director at National Department of Transportation Infrastructure (DNIT), general auditing coordinator in Transportation, among many other titles. Gomes de Freitas has a master’s in transportation engineering, a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, a bachelor’s degree in military sciences and a specialization in project management and military sciences.
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 Presbiteriana Mackenzie. Since 2006, Mr. Horn has been on the list of Forbes billionaires and is also known to be the only Brazilian entrepreneur to join The Giving Pledge, a select philanthropic billionaire club founded by Microsoft founder Bill Gates and investor Warren Buffett.
Henrique de Campos Meirelles, Minister of Finance (2016—2018), Brazil Ministry of Finance
Mr. Meirelles was the longest-serving president of the Central Bank of Brazil between 2003 and 2011; a period of economic growth, job creation and inflation control. Mr. Meirelles pulled Brazil out of the deepest recession in its history with institutional advances made between 2016 and 2017 with the public spending limitations, new State-Owned Companies Law and labor reform. In the private sector, he worked for 28 years at the Bank of Boston and is the only Brazilian to hold the role of Global President. He was also Chairman of the investment bank Lazard Americas, Senior Advisor at KKR, and Chairman of Lloyds of London. In 2002, he was elected as the most voted congressman in the history of his home state of Goiás. In 2018, Meirelles ran for the Brazilian Presidency, receiving 1.3 million votes all over the country. He graduated from the University of São Paulo (USP), with a master’s degree in economics and master’s degree in administration from the UFRJ.
Alexandre Saigh Managing Partner & Co-Founder Patria Investments
Fernando Borges Managing Director & Head of South America Buyout The Carlyle Group
Piero Minardi Managing Director, Head of Brazil Warburg Pincus
Sebastian Popik Managing Partner Aqua Capital
Amaury Bier Chief Executive Officer, Private Equity Unit Head Gávea Investimentos
Fernando Marques Oliveira Partner, Head of Brazil & Latin America H.I.G. Capital
Adi Blum Managing Director, Energy & Power Infrastructure BlackRock
David Holmgren Chief Investment Officer Hartford HealthCare Pension & Endowment Fund
Carolyn Weiss Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer The New York Community Trust
Rodolfo Spielmann Managing Director, Head of Latin America CPP Investment Board
Cristiano Lauretti Head of Private Equity Kinea Investimentos
Álvaro Gonçalves Managing Partner Stratus Group
Gordon Hargraves Partner Private Advisors
Cintia Guimarães Managing Director Cadillac Fairview
Alexandre Campos Managing Partner NEO Investimentos
Dan Slack Executive Director Colorado Fire & Police Pension Association
Marcus Storr Head of Alternative Investments FERI Trust
Zach Jackson Investment Director QIC
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