Brazil is back on the map for Warburg Pincus, which is putting the finishing touches on a new office in Sao Paolo.
Leading the firm’s invigorated Latin American investment effort from Sao Paulo will be Alain Belda, who joined Warburg in mid-2009 as a managing director. Belda was chief executive officer of aluminium giant Alcoa from 2001 to 2008.
Belda will “lead investment activities in Latin America and provide strategic counsel across the firm’s portfolio”, according to a press release. An office location had not yet been secured by the firm at press time for PEI’s recently released Annual Review, which first carried this news story.
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