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Founded in 2010, Mentor International LLC specializes in advisory services, mergers and acquisitions, disinvestments, business development and strategic alliances in Latin America.
Mentor’s network comes from the quality and breadth of its relationships after 25 years of experience in the financial sector, both in North America and Brazil.
Mentor International LLC is a boutique firm founded in 2010.
Headquartered in Greenwich, CT, with offices in São Paulo, Brazil.
Mentor specializes in advisory services, mergers and acquisitions, business development and strategic alliances in Latin America.
We only take a defined number of select assignments to ensure the quality of the service delivered.
We commit to long-term projects with a hands-on approach and very active involvement.
We focus on small/medium size projects with the quality of an investment bank working on large transactions.
Our knowledge of the region (business and culture), and our understanding of the requirements of North American investors, allow us to find a win-win outcome for all.
THEY ARE ALL PROFESSIONALS
Meet Out Team
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10 years leading the Advisory and Capital Raising business at Mentor International LLC. Lived and worked in eight different countries; speaks five languages. B.S in Economics from Catholic University in Sao Paulo, Brazil. International M.B.A from Erasmus University Rotterdam School of Management in the Netherlands. Worked for over 20 years at TSB/Lloyds Bank and Rabobank in Business development, Asset Management and Corporate Banking/Finance. Member of the Brazilian Water Polo Team (1984 Los Angeles Olympics).
Consultant/Advisor to Mentor International’s M&A business development services. Fabio has more than 10 years of experience in M&A and valuation. In 2018, Fabio founded ATL Capital, an M&A advisory firm in Brazil. Prior to That, Fabio was Head of Investments for Inseed Investimentos, a private equity fund investing in Technology companies in Brazil. Previously, Fabio worked at Cypress Associates and Pactor Financas Corporativos, two well-known M&A's largest advisors in Brazil. He led more than 20 sell-side and buy-side M&A transactions. Fabio is one of the founders of “M&A na Prática”, a M&A Institute course teaching financial/valuation models. He lives and works in Sao Paulo and is fluent in English and Portuguese.
Joao A. Meirelles
Co-Founder of Brazil's Second Largest Electricity Generator for China in less than three years. More than 12 years of experience in Audit and Administration Councils: Board of Directors Member of NTS, Fiscal Member of Santo Antonio Energia Advisory Board of Grupo IPA. Formerly Grupo Previ at COELBA Lived and worked in the US for 11 years; speaks four languages. Specialization in Administration and Finance - CEAG - FGV / SP – 1999 Master in Electrical Engineering with emphasis in Telecom and Finance - California State University, Long Beach – 1992 International Master Swimming Hall of Fame Award - Water Polo 2019 Member of the Brazilian Water Polo Team
We are a team of seasoned executives with deep understanding of the countries, cultures, markets, and firms we represent. This enables us to comfortably navigate project complexities and nuances. We are client-focused and service based, not transactional. Working as an extension of our clients, we tirelessly pursue the best fit and outcomes for our clients.
Inseed > NeuroUP
Inseed, Brazil’s largest B2B VC, invested in neuroUP, an innovative company, leader in portable biofeedback in the world.
Locaweb > Tray
Locaweb acquired 100% of the shares of Tray e-commerce platform for small and medium size companies
IOV > Rede D'or
IOV (Vale Ocology Institute) sold a significan participation to Rede D’or
Dtcom > Fabrico
Dtcom and Fabrico merged their operations in Brazil
Fael > Apollo Education Group
FAEL, Brazilian Education group with 12,000 students sold 75% participation to Apollo Group; It marked the entrance of the Apollo group in Brazil.
Projeto Sudene - Empresa Transmissora do Espirito Santo AS
Start-up of a 107-km transmission line
a project ranging from line design to licensing to commissioning.
Solar Projects Russas I & II & Ribeiro Goncalves
Sold these projects in the State of Ceara and Piau, Brazil to ENERSIDE ENERGY S.L., a renewable Spanish investor
Approximately 800 MW.
Energy Storage Systems with ion-lithium batteries
Joao Meirelles is one of the founders of a startup of Energy Storage Systems with ion-lithium batteries.
Installed first system in Brazil
Project PAC - Implementation of two hydro power plants in Sao Paulo State
Usina Paulista Lavrinhas de Energia S.A. (30 MW)
Usina Paulista Queluz de Energia S.A. (30 MW)
Under the leadership of Joao Meirelles, Acquisition and Implementation of several projects in Brazil
Acquired Wind Parks from EDPR (approximately 330 MW)
Implemented with Furnas and EDP the following Hydro Projects: Sto. Antonio do Jari, Cachoeira Caldeirão and São Manuel (approxim. 1,300 MW).
Joao Meirelles created the second largest energy generation company in Brazil
Joao Meirelles co-found the second largest energy generation company in Brazil of Chinese Capital in less than three years.
Investments in renewable energy in Brazil of approximately US$ 5,5 billion and a total portfolio of 8,300 MW.
iThink > SapientNitro
iThink, digital marketing agency, sold the control of the company to SapientNitro
Vertex > Systax
Vertex Inc., the world leader in corporate tax solutions, has acquired a stake in Systax, a pioneer in tax parameterization technology in Brazil.
Wolters Kluwer Health > MV
Wolters Kluwer Health announced the integration of its clinical decision support (CDS) resource and Up-to-Date with the electronic health record (EHR) solution from MV.
Prosoft > CCH
Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting acquired Prosoft, one of the top three largest tax and accounting software providers in Brazil