8th Annual Private Equity Brazil Forum São Paulo, Brazil | December 5-6, 2016 Request Agenda

The 8th Annual Private Equity Brazil Forum is Latin America's largest international private markets investment conference. The forum brings together 400+ investors, funds, and advisors for a two day meeting discussing sectors, due diligence, and private equity investment opportunities in Brazil 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 to discussions on global buyout opportunities, and roundtables of the biggest global & Brazilian institutional investors discussing their specific investment appetites.


Glenn Youngkin, President & Chief Operating Officer, The Carlyle Group

Mr. Youngkin is President and Chief Operating Officer of The Carlyle Group and serves on the firm’s Executive Group and Management Committee. He is based in Washington, DC. From October 2010 until March 2011, Mr. Youngkin served as Carlyle’s interim principal financial officer. From 2005 to 2008, Mr. Youngkin was the Global Head of the Industrial Sector investment team. From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Youngkin led Carlyle’s buyout activities in the United Kingdom and from 1995 to 2000, he was a member of the U.S. buyout team. Prior to joining Carlyle in 1995, Mr. Youngkin was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and he also previously worked in the investment banking group at CS First Boston. Mr. Youngkin earned his B.S. in mechanical engineering and his B.A. in managerial studies from Rice University and his MBA from the Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar. Mr. Youngkin serves on the Board of Directors of Carlyle portfolio company Ri-Happy Brinquedos S.A. Mr. Youngkin also serves on the Board of Trustees of the National Cathedral School and the Board of Directors of the Rice Management Company.

Roberto Quarta, Chairman, CD&R Europe (UK)

Mr. Quarta has been a Partner with CD&R for 16 years and is Chairman of CD&R Europe. Based in London, he plays the lead operating role in the Firm’s investment in SPIE, where he is a non-executive director. Mr. Quarta is Chairman of WPP plc and Chairman of Smith & Nephew plc. Mr. Quarta served as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Rexel during CD&R’s ownership of the company from 2005 to 2014. Prior to CD&R, he served as CEO of BBA Group plc from 1993 to 2001, leading the successful restructuring and reorganising of the company and continuing to serve as Chairman from 2001 to 2006. Mr. Quarta also held various senior leadership positions with BTR plc and served on the board of directors. He is former Chairman of IMI plc and a former non-executive director of BAE Systems plc, Foster Wheeler Corp, Fondo Strategico Italiano, Equant NV and PowerGen plc. Mr. Quarta is a graduate and a former Trustee of the College of the Holy Cross.

Paul Fletcher, Chairman, Actis (UK)

Mr Fletcher is Chairman of Actis. He led the demerger from CDC and became the Senior Partner on the formation of Actis in 2004 until last year. He was the Chief Executive of CDC group, The UK Government development finance arm from 2002-2004. He joined CDC from a career at Citibank where he was the head of Strategic planning for their emerging markets business and prior to that led the banks business in East Africa. He is a founding board member of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association. He has a masters in Geography from Oxford University. He sits on the boards of Teach for All and Crisis Action, is the Chairman of Leaders Quest and a partner at Systemiq.

Marcos Pereira, Minister, Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services (Brazil)

Marcos Pereira, 44, Christian, is an international lawyer, specialist in Criminal Law, university professor, legal author and national president of PRB since 2011 - now licensed. He took assumed his role on May 12th as the Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services. Born in Linhares, in the suburbs of Espírito Santo, he married Margareth Pereira at the age of 19. He never met his biological mother. He was adopted as soon as he was born in a multi-family home on the banks of the BR-101. At 17 years old he opened his accounting office in partnership with two colleagues. In 1995 he was already the administrative and financial director of Rede Record in Rio de Janeiro. In 1999, he took over the direction of Rede Mulher de Televisão. Four years later, Marcos Pereira became vice president of Rede Record. He was responsible for the company's redirection and economic trajectory until 2009, when the company recorded the highest growth since its founding in the 1950s. In 2003 it became a partner of LM Consultoria, a consulting and auditing company for the fiscal world. In 2013, after leaving LM, he founded Pereira, Moraes and Oliveira Sociedade de Advogados. Responsible for planning and conducting activities, his office today, Marcos Pereira e Oliveira Sociedade de Advogados, has more than 20 professionals who serve several clients in different areas. Marcos Pereira graduated with a degree in Law from Universidade Paulista in 2005 and concentrated in Criminal Law at Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie. He is enrolled in OAB / SP, OAB / DF and OAP (in Portugal). A founding member of the Community of Portuguese-speaking Jurors, Mr. Pereira may practice law in Portugal, as he also taught Criminal Law at the Instituto Brasiliense de Direito Público (IDP) between 2010 and 2012. He is the author of the book “The use of information as news of environmental crime,” with a preface by Minister Marco Aurélio Mello (STF). The publication discusses how the information of environmental crimes produced by the media can contribute to the criminal investigation and the installation of police investigation. Marcos Pereira is also the author of the article State Security and Social Communication, published in the book Juridical Studies in honor of Minister César Asfor Rocha, 20 years of STJ, by Editora Migalhas. Still in the juridical scope, he was member of the Special Committee of Business Law of the Federal Council of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB).


Key Discussion Topics

  • A 2016 global outlook delivered directly from the leading Brazilian GP's
  • Trends in cross investing and increasing cooperation between LatAm, Asia and the Middle East
  • The Deal Cycle explained; "What it Takes to Win in Brazil"
  • 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


Event Registration $2,800 11/30/16
Event Registration II $3,000 12/04/16
On-Site Registration $3,200 12/06/16


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