Fernando has over 25 years of experience in the Brazilian and Latin American private equity market. He has led more than 70 successful investments in the region in various sectors. Before joining H.I.G., Fernando was a partner at General Atlantic, the Head for Brazil & Latin America and Member of its Global Council. Prior to that, he spent a number of years at Icatu, a leading Brazilian family office, where he was a partner and Head of Private Equity & Illiquid Strategies.
Fernando received his B.B.A. from Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo, with highest honors, J.P.C. Vieira scholar, and ranking first in his class.