- Fernando Borges was elected during the ABVCAP Conference 2014
- He is the new president of the Brazilian Association of Private Equity & Venture Capital for the period of two years (2014-2016)
- The new vice presidents are Clovis Meurer, Partner and Superintendent Executive at CRP, and Luiz Eugenio Figueiredo of ABVCAP
Fernando Borges, Managing Director and Co-head of Carlyle Group operations in Brazil has just been elected new president of the Brazilian Association of Private Equity & Venture Capital (ABVCAP) for the period of two years (2014-2016). The voting of the new president by the members of the ABVCAP boards occurred before the opening of "ABVCAP Conference 2014", hold last week in Rio de Janeiro. The new vice presidents are elected Clovis Meurer, Partner and Superintendent Executive at CRP, and Luiz Eugenio Figueiredo of ABVCAP.
"The perspective for the industry to participate in the country is promising and positive, as we believe the resumption of economic growth, the recovery of the capital market and the strength of the Brazilian productive sector," said Borges , during the press conference.
According to Clovis Meurer, former president of ABVCAP, the market for private equity funds and venture capital in Brazil is experiencing an extraordinary moment with immense opportunities in various fields like education, infrastructure, consumer and retail.
“Increasingly, the private equity industry sees Brazil as a country with endless possibilities, with increasingly high wages, natural resources and a wonderful industrial park. Brazil is a natural destination in world affairs,” he says.
ABVCAP Conference is the largest gathering of industry interests in Latin America, bringing together major players of the national and international scene. The event has featured names like David Rubenstein, co-founder of The Carlyle Group; Gustavo Franco, a founding partner of Bravo Investments; Clovis Meurer, vice-president of ABVCAP and superintendent of CRP - Companhia de Participações, among other industry experts, local and international managers. The Congress of ABVCAP is sponsored by the BNDES, FINEP, KPMG, BM&FBovespa, Guernsey, Thomson Reuters, Bradesco BBI, Merril Datasite, RR Donnelley, CAF, Deloitte, PWC, IBM and UOL Diveo, beyond institutional partnership ABDI, Apex-Brasil and the IDB / MIF.
See the members of the deliberative council elected for 2014-2016: