Luiz Eugenio has been advising Prolifico’s management team since 2013. He is a founding Partner of Rio Bravo Investimentos, a Brazilian real estate & private equity investment management firm with $4.8 billion assets under management. From 2000 to 2013, Luiz Eugenio held several functions at Rio Bravo, including Head of Private Equity and Venture Capital, Chief Operating Officer and Head of Real Estate Funds. He played a key role in most of the firm’s investment transactions and divestments.
Prior to Rio Bravo, Luiz Eugenio was an associate in BTG Pactual’s corporate finance group, focussing on financial services M&A transactions for 2 years. Before joining BTG he was an analyst in the sell-side research group of Banco Unibanco where he participated in the US$1.1 billion secondary offering of the bank’s shares.
Luiz Eugenio began his career as a senior auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
He is fluent in Portuguese and English and holds a bachelor degree from Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado and an advanced certificate for senior executives from MIT Sloan School of Management.
He also held various positions within the Brazilian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (ABVCAP), including Chairman of the Board, and within the Brazilian Financial and Capital Markets Association (ANBIMA), including Head of the Real Estate Fund Committee.