Alexandre is Head of Fund Management and Compliance at FINVEST. Alexandre previously served as controller of Captalys, a portfolio company. Alexandre also worked in various capacities as an analyst at both Rio Bravo Investimentos and RB Capital, working primarily with origination and structuring of residential and commercial real estate investments.
Alexandre holds a B.A. in International Business from Eckerd College and an MBA in Finance from Insper.
Caio Mario Paes de Andrade
Caio Mario Paes de Andrade is a member of the Board and Special Advisor on technology affairs of FINVEST. A distinguished Brazilian company builder and serial entrepreneur, Caio founded a digital incubator, WebForce Networks, in 2000, after having been General Manager of PSINet in LATAM where he acquired 12 ISPs (Internet Service Providers) for the DC based American company in the region. WebForce’s first investment was a company called hpG that, in 2 years, became the second largest Brazilian Internet audience and was sold at the end of 2002, in one of the largest Internet transactions of its time in Brazil. From 2003 on, WebForce diversified and invested in Real Estate, Internet and animation, building companies that are recognized as landmarks in their sectors. Its real estate company, Maber, was sold in 2010 in another important transaction. In 2015, Caio moved from urban real estate into farmlands acquiring 52.000 hectares of farmlands from Bunge.
CMPA has an MBA from Duke University, a pos-grad degree from Harvard University and a BSc in communication from University Paulista.
José Pio Borges
José Pio Borges is a member of the Board and Special Advisor on institutional and economic affairs of FINVEST. Previously, he was president of the BNDES, the Brazilian National Bank for Economic and Social Development. José Pio also served in various other relevant positions, including CEO of Pronor Petroquimica S.A., a petrochemical company, managing Director of BBM and Violy, Byorum Co. José Pio has held various board positions including Petrobrás, CVRD/Valepar S.A, Aracruz Celulose S.A., COPESUL, Banco do Nordeste do Brasil S.A., IBMEC-Brazilian Institute for Capital Markets, Rede Ferroviária Federal S.A. (Federal Railways), CLC-Câmara de Liquidação e Custódia S.A., and USIMINAS. He currently is Chairman of the board of CEBRI- the Brazilian Council of Foreign Relations.
José Pio holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Escola Politécnica–PUC/Rio de Janeiro and a Masters and PhD (abd) in Economics from the New School for Social Research, New York.
Luis Cláudio Garcia de Souza
Founder and CSO of FINVEST, Luís Claudio serves as Chairman of Captalys, having been its founder and CEO. In the last 15 years, Luis Claudio also founded and built other financial services companies such as RB Capital, Rio Bravo Investimentos and UBF Seguros. Prior to that, for 8 years, he was a senior partner and a member of the Executive Committee of Banco Pactual, where he held positions such as head of corporate origination, head of distribution and head of the structured finance. Before joining Banco Pactual, for 9 years, he was a Managing Director and partner of Banco BBM Investimentos as well as CEO of its insurance affiliate. Luís Cláudio was a Board Member of BOVESPA for two terms and member of the Advisory Board of Securitas Capital, the private equity arm of Swiss Re.
Luís Cláudio holds a degree in Civil Engineering from PUC-Rio and master's degree in Systems and Transportation Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Márcio Garcia de Souza
Márcio is the CEO and CFO of FINVEST. Bringing to FINVEST both investment and operations experience, his executive career includes positions as Managing Director of Camargo Correa’s holding company, a large Brazilian conglomerate and CFO of Lojas Americanas and Bunge Alimentos. He was Chairman of the Board of Alpargatas S/A and Camargo Correa Investimentos Imobiliários - both listed at BOVESPA and of Grupo Tavex - listed at Bolsa de Madrid. His private equity experience was at Baring Private Equity Partners as partner of the Latin America Private Equity Fund. Márcio served on the board of ABVCAP - the Brazilian Venture Capital Association for one term.
Márcio holds a degree in Production Engineering from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro and an MBA from Columbia University.
Matías Fernando Cristóbal Vidal
Matías is CIO of FINVEST. Matías has extensive international experience in Investment Banking, M A, Private Equity and Venture Capital, specifically in Biotech, Healthcare and Logistics. He joined Finvest when Rio Bravo Investimentos acquired Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein’s Brazilian investment banking operations. Later, Matías became partner and Director of Rio Bravo Inversiones in Buenos Aires. Matías previously worked at Deutsche Bank and Coopers Lybrand based in London. Throughout his banking career, Matías covered several sectors, including Telecoms, Media and Technology as well as Utilities sectors.
Matías holds a BSc in Economics from the Pontifícia Universidad Católica Argentina.