Executive with more than 20 years of management experience in industrial companies in the sectors of Construction, Environment, Waste, Water, Energy, Logistics and Utilities. Has an extensive experience in M&A and Capital Markets transactions, where he led or co-led three Initial Public Offerings (IPO) and hostile Public Tender Offer (OPA), and was subject of individual and institutional public awards, in the field of Investor Relations. Prior to founding Vallis Capital Partners, he was Board Member and CFO of Mota-Engil, SGPS, the largest Portuguese construction group and Non-executive Director of Martifer. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Vortal, a non-executive and independent membership. He was Board Member of the Portuguese Association of Financial Analysts, Member of the Supervisory Board of EGP - Univ. Porto Business School and Member of the CFO Advisory Board at ISCTE Business School. He has a Degree in Economics and has a Post-Graduation Course in International Financial Management, by the Faculty of Economics of the University of Porto.
Executive with over twenty years of professional experience in the financial sector and investment banking, being a specialist in the origination, financing, investment and portfolio management with exposure to structured credit. He was Chief Credit Officer at Dominion Group in London, having under his responsibility the funds´ debt management, and the launching of a structured credit fund. Formerly he was Executive Director of ABN AMRO, being the European Head of Conduit Securitization, where he structures and managed credit portfolios of approximately USD 35 MM. He was also Adviser to the Ministry of Economy for the Internationalization of the Portuguese Economy. He has a Degree in Economics from Faculty of Economics of Porto and holds an MBA from the State University of West Georgia, U.S.
Business Developer senior professional with relevant M&A track record and project development experience in different sectors such as construction, utilities, infrastructure and renewable energy, at CME, Tecneira, Affinis, Vortal and FDO Group. He had responsibilities as an Executive Director and as a Board Member at Affinis, Tecneira and FDO SGPS. He has experience in corporate restructuring and turnaround operations such as Elite Portugal and the Group Gestisor. He also has experience as an entrepreneur. At the academic level, he was invited Lecturer of the Entrepreneurship course at the Executive MBA AESE, Lisbon. He holds a Degree in Economics from ISEG (Lisbon) and an MBA (Global Executive) from IESE Business School, University of Navarra (Barcelona / Madrid / Stanford - U.S. and Shanghai - China).
He started his career in Corporate Controlling in a diversified business group with strong international presence and rapid organic and M&A growth. He worked in Poland as the Head of Controlling in a Shared Services Centre for Central Europe, serving more than 60 companies in 5 countries. He was part of a corporate team that originated, structured and led several M&A transactions and implemented post-acquisition integration and restructuring processes. Luis holds a degree in Economics from Faculty of Economics of Porto, has a Postgraduate degree in Auditing and Controlling from the Catholic University of Porto and an Advanced Management Course in M&A from the Oporto Business School. He is a CFA charterholder since 2015.
Has over ten years of international experience in the investment banking and financial advisory. She has a proven track record of deals with private and public clients in fixed income products, M&A advisory and project finance (PPP/PFI) both in emerging and developed markets. Previously, she worked in Capital markets and Corporate Finance with a Portuguese investment bank in Lisbon and a leading European multilateral financial institution in London. Before this, she worked in one of the Big Four accountancy firms in the UK and Russia. Natalia holds a degree in Economics from St. Petersburg State University (Russia). She is a CFA charterholder since 2007 and ACCA (UK) member since 2000.
Luís started his career in audit in one of the major financial services companies worldwide, where he spent close to six years. He led audit teams' fieldwork work on several industries, in both publicly quoted and privately held companies. Luís has solid experience in financial assessment, modeling, valuation, analytical and management accounting, as well as in portuguese and International accounting and audit standards. Additionally, he was part of several projects of internal control evaluations. He received a Master in Finance by Católica-Lisbon, School of Business and Economics. He graduated from Católica-Porto, School of Economics and Management, with a degree in Corporate Management.
He graduated in Economics from the Faculty of Economics of Porto and holds a Master in Finance from the Faculty of Economics of Porto.
Executive with over twenty years of experience as accounting and tax manager in one of the largest Portuguese industrial conglomerates strongly internationalized. Specialized in finance and tax management she led and actively participated in investments structuring, corporate restructuring, cross border operations, and international employee mobility framework, among others. Furthermore, she carried out the design and implementation of optimized financial and accounting processes in a Shared Services Center covering a large number of Portuguese companies. She graduated in Economics from the Faculty of Economics of Porto and has an Advanced Executive Course in Corporate Management from the Oporto Business School.
She has more than twenty years of experience in management assistance. After a brief period at the textile industry, she became an executive assistant of the board with responsibility for Communication and Marketing at the Portuguese subsidiary of an American multinational. Manuela was part of the implementation team of a Foundation for Science and Technology where she was co-responsible for two projects, one about national education service and the second one related to multimedia applied to a museum. She was also invited to assume the role of Public Relations at one recognized cultural equipment. Recently, she was the coordinator of a technology transfer network project sponsored by a university consortium. She is a professional trainer on particular subjects of applied Communication to business dynamics. Manuela has a degree in Modern Languages from Faculty of Arts, University of Porto and a diploma of "General Management Course" from ISEE, currently EGP, University of Porto Business School.