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Private Equity and Venture Capital Investment in Brazil


Date: September 25, 2006
Time: Registration and Cocktail: 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
          Presentations and Q&A: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Place: Baker & McKenzie
Address: 1114 Avenue of the Americas, 4th floor, New York - NY

  "Private Equity  and Venture Capital Investment in Brazil"


Marcus Regueira 

- President of the Associação Brasileira de Private Equity e Venture Capital (ABVCAP); Founding partner and investment director of FIR Capital, a Brazil-based venture capital firm that invests in technology-driven companies; Board member of various portfolio companies and of the Centro de Estudos e Sistemas Avançados do Recife (C.E.S.A.R), a private institution that develops products, processes and services for the information technology industry; Responsible for the largest project finance portfolio in Latin America as an officer of Unibanco;  In New York, he was the director and vice president of Bank of America and First Chicago’s investment banking, underwriting and capital markets groups; MBA from the Wharton Graduate School of Business.

Alessandro Teixeira 

- President of the Brazilian Agency for Industrial Development; Doctorate degree in industrial and technological competitiveness from the University of Sussex in England and masters degree in Latin American economics from the Universidade de São Paulo; Leader of the Brazilian federal government’s commission on industry, technology and foreign commerce policy;  Leader of the Technical Committee of the Investment and Export Promotion Agency from 2003 to 2004, promoting foreign commerce between Brazil and Russia, India, England, Middle East, Poland, South America, Africa and China;  Member of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s development, foreign commerce and tourism commission;  Member of the Audit Committees of the Brazilian Economic and Social Development Bank – BNDES and of the Fundo Gestor Verde-Amarelo; Former professor of International Marketing, E-commerce and Industrial Economics at the University of Sussex in England and at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul – UFRS.

Presentations of the event:

Presentation - Marcus Regueira

Presentation - Alessandro Teixeira

Presentation - Roberto Rodrigues

  • Marcello Hallake, Partner, Thompson & Knight LLP
  • Marcio Mello Silva Baptista, Partner, Tozzini, Freire, Teixeira e Silva Advogados
  • Guilherme Ferreira, Associate, Sidley Austin LLP
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