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Private credit as an asset class in Brazil: What is the business case for lenders and borrowers?

Broadcast on Dec 3, 2020 from Livestream: Bonds & Loans Latin America 2020 - Virtual Conference

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  • Why it is important to have alternatives to debt in the current climate
  • What products are banks and private equity houses offering if borrowers choose to access alternative funding?
  • What criteria do investors and borrowers need to see from lenders before they opt for alternative credit?
  • Why are more lenders leaning towards private credit in the Brazilian market?
  • What steps the government taking to regulate these alternative products?
Latin America

Moderator

Domicio dos Santos Neto

Domicio dos Santos Neto

Domicio dos Santos Neto

Partner at Santos Neto

Domicio dos Santos Neto is the founding partner at Santos Neto Advogados, and head of agribusiness, project finance, trade finance, capital markets, OTC and derivatives, corporate finance and banking and finance departments. Domicio has an outstanding track record advising clients on the negotiation of cross-border transactions, structured commodity financings and syndicated loans, with more than 26 years of experience.

Domicio was admitted to the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB), São Paulo chapter, in 1990. He has an LLB (1990) and a master’s degree in tax law (1998), both from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo; and a master’s degree in commercial law from the University of São Paulo (2002). He is a former member of the commission on foreign trade and international relations of the São Paulo chapter of the Brazilian Bar Association.

Domicio is a speaker at many Brazilian and international conferences and author of several published articles on agribusiness and banking and finance.

Santos Neto

Domicio dos Santos Neto

Speakers

Santiago de Lafuente

Santiago de Lafuente

Santiago de Lafuente

Senior Advisor at Apollo Global Management

Santiago de Lafuente is a Senior Advisor at Apollo covering Latin America.
Before joining Apollo, from 2003 to 2016, Santiago was a co-founder of Recovery, Latin America’s largest distressed non-performing asset servicer and investor, with operations in Brazil, Argentina and the Caribbean and over USD 400mm in AUM and USD 20bn in assets serviced. Prior to Recovery, Mr. de Lafuente was a Director in the Emerging Markets area of Credit Suisse First Boston for 3 years, covering key investment banking clients in the Southern Cone. Before that, he worked at Lehman Brothers and JP Morgan for 3 and 7 years, respectively, both in Buenos Aires and New York. In those firms, Mr. Lafuente focused on capital market, advisory, and mergers and acquisitions areas for Latin America. As a banker, Santiago worked in numerous financial transactions with public and private sector clients throughout the region, raising billions of dollars for Sovereigns sub-sovereigns and leading corporations.
Mr. de Lafuente graduated with honors in Economics from Universidad Católica Argentina.

Apollo Global Management

Daniel Eskinazi

Daniel Eskinazi

Head of Credit Solutions

GEF Capital

Daniel Eskinazi

Daniel Eskinazi

Head of Credit Solutions at GEF Capital

Daniel Eskinazi is the Head of Credit Solutions at GEF Capital, a leading alternatives asset manager with a focus on sustainability. He has over fifteen years of principal investing experience, having led Darby/Franklin Templeton's private debt investment strategy in Brazil for ten years and worked with Electra Private Equity in São Paulo. Daniel is a founding member of ABVCAP's (Brazilian VC & PE Association) Private Credit Committee and holds a bachelor in economics from Brandeis University and masters degrees in both economics and finance from the Université of Lausanne.

GEF Capital

Daniel Eskinazi
Guilherme Ferreira

Guilherme Ferreira

Guilherme Ferreira

Partner at Jive Asset Management

Guilherme Ferreira is a Managing Partner and Co-CEO of Jive Investments. Guilherme joined Jive from Lehman Brothers, where he worked at the Latam Fixed Income desk in NY after a career as a corporate lawyer in Brazil and New York. He holds an LL.B. from the University of São Paulo, and a LL.M. from Columbia University.

Jive Asset Management

Cristina Penteado

Cristina Penteado

Cristina Penteado

Managing Director - Head of Brazil at Blue Like An Orange Sustainable Capital

Managing Director and Head of Brazil of Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital, Cristina has over 20 years of experience in private equity, mezzanine and investment banking, besides strategic planning and M&A in the corporate market.

Previously, was Partner and Head of Private Equity at STS GAEA Capital and Director responsible for mezzanine financing at Credit Suisse (Brazil). Prior to Credit Suisse, held positions of Head of Private Equity for Brazil and Senior Vice President of Darby Overseas Investments, and worked in investment banking at Morgan Stanley in New York, in addition to business development, strategic planning and M&A at Grupo Bunge and its subsidiaries.

Bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation and Biological Sciences from the University of São Paulo and MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Blue Like An Orange Sustainable Capital