WHO WE ARE

Vectis Capital Solutions is an independent and highly qualified investment firm focused on originating, structuring, managing and raising capital for strategic Corporate deals.

Brazil’s vast investment potential, coupled with a still underdeveloped capital markets and a high banking concentration, were the inspiration for the creation of Vectis Capital Solutions.

Our focus is on deals that improve the liquidity and capital structure of each company, maximizing its value and allowing its management team to focus on the execution of its business plan.

Vectis Capital Solutions business model is based on customized solutions, comprising extensive experience in listening, assessing and understanding client’s needs first to later design and implement the most efficient solution.

Our partners have a renowned experience, deep knowledge in structuring and implementing innovative financial solutions and extensive network that leverages businesses opportunities.

DIFFERENTIAL

TEAM

ALEXANDRE AOUDE

Founding Partner

Partner and co-founder of Vectis Capital Solutions (former Alps Capital). Served as Managing Director and Head of Brazilian Global Markets Sales at Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. since June 2004, nominated Deutsche Bank Brazil CEO in 2006. During 2008 to 2013, he served as Executive Director responsible for Fixed Income Division at Banco Itaú BBA S.A. In 2014 he joined Banco Pine S.A. as Member of Executive Management. Prior Deutsche Bank, Mr. Aoude served as Executive Director at Morgan Stanley, where he managed its Brazil sales desk. He is also a Board Member at Gera Venture Capital. Mr. Aoude holds a Degree in Economics from the PUC – Rio de Janeiro.

PAULO LEMANN

Board of Directors and Investment Committee Member

Member of the Board of Directors and Investment Committee of Vectis Capital Solutions (former Alps Capital). Mr. Lemann was also Chairman and co-founder of Pollux Capital (Equity Asset Management). In 1998, he founded and was the investment manager of the Synergy Fund based in New York with AUM of over US$1.5 billion. Mr. Lemann is a member of the Board of AB INBEV, Lojas Americanas, AMBEV, Lemann Foundation and of the international board of Lone Pine Capital. He holds a degree in Economics from Candido Mendes University of Rio de Janeiro.

SERGIO CAMPOS

Board of Directors and Investment Committee Member

Co-founder of Vectis Partners. Mr Campos is a partner, board member and ex-CEO of Gauss Capital. He is also co-founder of Pollux Capital, where he was responsible for investor relations, operations, compliance and administration. Prior to that he was a Senior Executive at Accenture where he worked for 15 years. At Accenture, he led the Risk Management / Loss Prevention Service Line within Latin America for the Utilities and Mining sectors. The main focus of his consulting activities was on strategy analysis, process and organization design. He holds an Electrical Engineering degree (telecommunications) from PUC-RJ, a graduate marketing degree from ESPM, and an MBA in Finance from IBMEC.

PATRICK O’GRADY

Board of Directors and Investment Committee Member

Member of the Board of Directors and Investment Committee of Vectis Capital Solutions (former Alps Capital). Mr. O’Grady is a Partner and CEO of Vitreo; positions he formerly held at Pollux Capital. Mr. O’Grady was a partner and board member of XP Investimentos and CEO of XP Gestao from 2012 to 2015. Previously, he was a partner of Pollux Capital in charge of Investments in global assets. He started his career at Banco Pactual, where he worked for 15 years – the last 8 of them as a partner in charge of equity investments of Pactual Asset. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics at UFRJ, has an Executive MBA in Financas from IBMEC and is a CFA charterholder.

LAERCIO BOAVENTURA

Founding Partner

Partner and co-founder of Vectis Capital Solutions (former Alps Capital). Mr. Boaventura has 20 years of work experience in Brazilian financial markets. He was senior vice-president in charge of structured products at the Fixed Income Division at Itaú BBA until 2015. Prior to that, he was responsible for originating and structuring local and International DCM transactions, having delivered more than 200 public offerings and private placement deals. He also has 10 years of experience in ultra large corporate division covering sectors including automotive, auto-parts, food processing, real estate, retail, mining and steel and infrastructure. He holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from POLI-USP, an Executive MBA from IBMEC and an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School.

RAFAEL CATELLI

Partner

Prior to joining Vectis Capital Solutions (former Alps Capital) as partner, Mr. Catelli was partner of Pollux Capital where he worked from 2011 to 2016 in both Private and Public Equities operations. Prior to this He worked for 10 years in the private equity group of Merrill Lynch in Brazil and USA. Mr. Catelli earned an MBA from Columbia University and Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at the Fundação Getúlio Vargas – SP.

MUCIO MATTOS

Partner

Prior to joining Vectis Capital Solutions (former Alps Capital), Mr. Mattos worked for 5 years at Credit Suisse in the Fixed Income Division, where he was responsible for leading the execution of structured fixed income transactions. Prior to this, he worked at JP Morgan in the Credit department, covering financial institutions in Brazil and in Latin America, and in the Investment Banking area, where he participated in several merger and acquisition and capital markets transactions. Mr. Mattos holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Faculdade de Economia de Administração da USP (FEA-USP).

MARIO SALONIKIOS

Partner

Prior to joining Vectis Capital Solutions (former Alps Capital), Mr. Salonikios worked for 7 years at Banco BBM in the international liquidation and custody division in RJ and in the commercial and operations areas in NY for 7 years at the Delta National Bank of NY, structuring operations for private clients, and for 3 years Years in ItauBBA in the structuring division of products for retail customers individuals and companies. He also worked in the area of fixed income structuring at Standard Bank in London and Real Estate at Mauá Sekular. Mario holds an MBA from New York University and holds a degree in civil engineering from PUC-RJ.

CARLOS ARAUJO

Legal

Mr. Araujo joined Vectis Capital Solutions (former Alps Capital) in 2019. Structures public and private offerings of securities since 2009, with a focus on credit arrangements, debt securities and securitizations of receivables, having worked as senior associate in the Capital Markets groups of Mattos Filho law firm and Pinheiro Guimarães law firm. Mr. Araujo holds a LL.B. (J.D. Equivalent) from the Law School of Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, a master’s degree (LL.M) from the University of Pennsylvania, and a business and law certificate from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

THOMAS REGO

Associate

Mr. Rego joined Vectis Capital Solutions (former Alps Capital) in 2018. Previously, he worked for 4 years at Estáter in the Merger & Aquisition, Iliquid Invesment Management and Treasury areas. He structured M&A transactions in several sectors, including Pulp & Paper and Infrastructure. Mr. Rego holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Insper – Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa.

MATHEUS FRANCO

Associate

Mr. Franco joined Vectis Capital Solutions in 2019. Previously, he worked for 2 years at RB Capital Asset Management, covering structured finance products to the Real Estate sector. In 2016 he worked as consultant at Sporos Gestão de Valor in Financial Advisory projects for the energy sector. Prior to that, he worked for 2 years as a financial consultant at Tutóia Consultoria Financeira, performing valuation analysis and participating in M&A processes, as well as developing management planning tools for several sectors such as Real Estate Development, Car Rentals and Financials. Matheus holds an MBA in Business Management from ESALQ – USP and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from PUC-SP, with part part of the course taken in Coimbra – Portugal.

RAFAEL TREDEZINI

Associate

Mr. Tredezini joined Vectis Capital Solutions in 2019. Previously, he worked for 2 years at Moody´s Investors Service in Brazil, covering macro/microeconomic research for LatAm. Prior to that, he worked for 3 years at Citibank in ultra large corporate credit division covering utilities sector and also has worked in financial planning at Eaton. Mr. Tredezini holds a postgraduate degree in Economics from Unicamp and a Bachelor’s degree in Business from Escola Superior de Administração, Marketing e Comunicação.

JOÃO PERES

Associate

Mr. Peres joined Vectis Capital Solutions in 2019. Previously, he worked for 4 years at Moelis & Company in Brazil, covering both M&A and Restructuring transactions. Prior to that, worked in the Investor Relations department of Odontoprev. Holds a Bachelor’s degree with Honors in Business from Insper – Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa.

BUSINESS MODEL

Our business model is based on customized solutions, comprising extensive experience in listening, assessing and understanding client’s needs first to later design and implement the most efficient solution to our clients.

1. Origination Process

  • We seek to understand economical and market cycles to anticipate companies’ capital needs.
  • Focus on high quality companies, market leaders in their sectors, with strong governance and a qualified management team.

2. Structuring Process

  • Solutions based on company specific needs and not a predetermined set of products.
  • Structures aimed at working capital needs, investments, liquidity, debt refinancing, shareholder restructuring, M&A, etc.

3. Long-term Partnership

  • Constant market monitoring and close relationship with invested companies, supporting to implement solutions that enhance financial and governance performances.

CONTACTS

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Careers

Vectis Capital Solutions believes human capital is one of our great differentials and thus we are constantly searching for new talents. If you are interested in becoming part of Vectis Capital Solutions, click bellow and send us your resume.

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WHERE WE ARE

São Paulo

Rua Leopoldo Couto de Magalhães Junior, 758 – cj. 132
Itaim Bibi – São Paulo, SP – 04542-000
Tel.: +55 (11) 4480-1030
vcs@vectis.com.br