Team

We are a young, motivated team with experience in financial and interim management, M&A and value creation for companies. The partners have worked together for several years and have extensive knowledge and experience in managing companies of different sizes and sectors.


Management

Felipe A. Camargo

Founding partner at Setter Investimentos, Felipe has worked in recent years as a director, CEO and CFO in several management projects, and had participated actively in mergers and acquisitions operations.

Felipe Camargo has had twelve years of experience in private equity working for Pátria Investimentos, having worked in the areas of acquisitions, monitoring and management of invested companies. Felipe acted as Chief Executive Officer of Casa Cor up to the sale of the company to Grupo Abril and Doria Associados. Felipe also worked as CFO of Editora Camelot and as a Board member of Editora Peixes.

He worked for the investment bank Oppenheimer & Co in its São Paulo office and was an auditor at Coopers & Lybrand.

Felipe has a bachelor´s degree in Business Administration with a major in finance from Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado and holds a post-graduate degree in Tax Law from Fundação Getulio Vargas – SP.

Felipe Medeiros Uzum

Felipe joined Setter in 2010 and since then has gained experience in M&A transactions, monitoring and management in a variety of industries such as healthcare (insurance plans, hospitals, oncology clinics, laboratories), audiovisual, logistics and others. During his time at Setter, Felipe has participated in several M&A transactions and IPOs in addition to management projects. Felipe became Setter´s partner in early 2021. Previously, he worked for 1,5 year in the control and planning department at HSBC.

He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with a minor in finance, from Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing (ESPM).

Flávia Pareto Conrado

Founding partner at Setter, Flávia has worked in several management projects as a director, CEO and CFO over the past ten years in addition to mergers and acquisitions operations.

Flávia had 7 years of experience in Private Equity at Pátria Investimentos in a variety of roles within the invested companies. She acted as the Chief Financial Officer of Diagnósticos da América (DASA), the largest diagnostics company in Latin America with over US$1,5 billion in market value. She participated actively in the acquisitions made by DASA, and was responsible for integrating the operations of acquired companies.

Flávia also acted as Vice-President of Finance and Operations at Fotoptica, Brazil´s biggest optical and photography company, and prepared it to be sold to the world´s second biggest optical retail group – Hal Investments.

She also worked as a Controller at Brazil´s biggest trading company, Cotia Trading, reporting directly to the company´s board.

Flávia has a bachelor´s degree in Business Administration with a major in finance from Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado.

Judith Toledo Piza Varandas

Partner at Setter since 2010, Judith has worked in various management projects as a director, CEO and CFO over the past years well as participating actively in mergers and acquisitions operations.

Judith Varandas has over five years of experience in private equity working at Pátria Investimentos´ invested companies.

Judith worked as a Financial Planning Manager at DASA, Latin America´s biggest diagnostic medicine company, and actively participated in the process of fundraising $ 250 million dollars abroad through the emission of 10 year maturity debentures.

She also worked as a Financial Analyst at Fotoptica, the largest photography and optical retail chain in Brazil where she was responsible for monitoring and improving the company's performance as well as preparing the company to be sold to the world's second largest optical retail group - Hal Investments.

Judith holds a Master of Science from Università Bocconi (Milan - Italy) / ESADE (Barcelona - Spain) in International Management and a degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas, in São Paulo (Brazil).

Roberta de Alcantara Machado Sturaro

Having joined Setter in 2016, Roberta has over 12 years of experience in Private Equity. Before integrating the Setter team, she worked at Pátria Investimentos in screening and development of new investment thesis, as well as a manager for companies in Pátria´s financial and PMO investment portfolios. Previously, she worked in M&A at Anhanguera Educacional for two years and another two years at Medial Saúde.

Roberta holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas in São Paulo (Brazil) and was awarded a scholarship to attend the Global Competitive Leadership Program (GCLP) at Georgetown University, in Washington D.C.

Consulting Board

Carlos Betancourt

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Bresco Investimentos S.A., a leading Brazilian real estate investment company specialized in corporate properties. Prior to Bresco, Mr. Betancourt was the founder and CEO of Bracor Investimentos Imobiliários, a partnership with Sam Zell's Equity International Group, which became a company recognized in the marketplace as one of the most successful stories in the history of Brazilian real estate, with close to US$2B invested in institutional quality corporate properties. Mr. Betancourt has over 25 years of experience in the Brazilian real estate market. On a personal note, Mr. Betancourt is one of the founders of Brazil's highly awarded social project: Meninos do Morumbi, which through the use of percussion instruments assists over 5000 teenagers from the shantytowns of São Paulo. He was also member of the International Board of YPO – Young Presidents Organization. Mr. Betancourt received a B.B.A. from Fundação Getulio Vargas, in São Paulo (Brazil), and an MBA from Pace University, New York.

Marcílio Marques Moreira

Former Minister of Economy and Planning, former Brazilian Ambassador in Washington and former Country Advisor for Merrill Lynch in Brazil. During his career Mr. Moreira was also a member of several Boards of companies and organizations, including BRASILPAR, PREVER, Novotel, Club Mediterranée, IBM, Coca-Cola, R.J. Reynolds, Hoechst, General Electric, Textron, Embratel. In 1967/8, Mr. Moreira was the founder and the first president of the “Companhia de Desenvolvimento de Comunidades” in the Negrão Dr. Lima Guanabara state government. He is an active board member of the FGV (Fundação Getúlio Vargas) administration board, Mitra Metropolitana do Rio de Janeiro, Valid, Energisa and Pró Criança. Mr. Moreira was President of the Commercial Association of Rio de Janeiro and President of the Public Ethics Commission of the Republic´s Presidency.

Team

Allyson Mota

Allyson joined SETTER in 2021. Previously, he worked as an analyst in Special Situations and M&A at Makalu Partners and also as an intern at Itaú BBA’s Equity Research team.

He has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from University of São Paulo, having held part of his studies at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville (USA).​

Beatriz Bianchi Pereira

Beatriz joined SETTER in 2021 and has experience in financial planning area obtained working as a financial planning analyst (excluir um A a mais) at Ultragaz and financial planning intern at Arysta Lifescience, agricultural chemical industry.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie and is currently attending a post-graduation degree in Business Strategies at Saint Paul Business School.

Bruno Bellodi

Bruno joined Setter in 2016 and has participated in several management projects in the healthcare, animal health, toys & party supplies, sports retail, audiovisual products, and other industries. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas (EAESP – Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo).

Christian Belotto

Christian Belotto joined Setter in 2020 and has experience in M&A and management projects in the industries of healthcare and tech.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas (EAESP – Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo).

Diego Scarpa de Mello

Diego joined Setter in 2021 and since then has worked on business management and M&A projects. Previously, he worked as a Corporate Finance Analyst in means of payment, technology and automobile industry companies.

He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Centro Universitário Central Paulista. Diego holds an MBA in Finance and a Master Degree in Production Engineering with an emphasis on Foreign Direct Investment and creation of new firms, both from the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar).

Érico Retti Fernandes

Érico joined Setter in 2013 and has since been involved in a variety of M&A and management projects including, but not limited to the industries of sports retail, call center, laundry services, healthcare, audiovisual, tertiary sector, and others.

He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas (EAESP – Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo).

Fernanda Leme Arbage

Fernanda joined Setter in 2018 and since then has participated in several projects in the industries of animal health, healthcare, infrastructure, services and others.

​Fernanda has bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of São Paulo (EEL – USP).

Hannan Bass

Hannan joined Setter in 2011, having previously worked in management projects in a wide variety of industries (healthcare, retail, industrial laundry, technology, fertilizers, and others), and also actively participating in M&A processes. Also previously, he worked as a financial analyst at Diagnóstico da América (DASA), the biggest health diagnostics company in Latin America.

He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a minor in finance from Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing (ESPM) and has a post-graduate certificate in Controlling from FIA.

Henrique Consentino

Henrique joined Setter in 2012 and has since worked in M&A and management projects in the industries of healthcare, animal health, industrial laundry, retail and logistics.

He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas (EAESP – Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo), with a minor in Corporate Finance.

José Victor Sanches

José Victor Sanches joined Setter in 2021. Previously, he had 4 years of experience in Private Equity at Patria Investments. Acting in the value creation vertical, he served as FP&A and on the implementation of operations projects in invested companies, within food & beverages and pharmaceutical sector.

Laryssa Oliveira

Laryssa joined Setter in 2020 and since then has worked in business management Projects. Previously, she worked for three years as a Risk Management Consultant at EY, a multinational considered one of the four largest consulting and auditing companies in the market.

She has a bachelor's degree in Production Engineering, with an emphasis in management, from the Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais de Minas Gerais (Ibmec) and is currently enrolled in a Process Management MBA program also from the Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais de Minas Gerais (Ibmec) (expected graduation in Oct/20).

Marina Nagata

Marina joined Setter in 2020 and has since participated in M&A and management projects in a variety of sectors such as Health, retail, infrastructure and e-sports. Previously, she worked as an analyst at Energia Pura, a company in the solar and wind power sector. 

She graduated with a bachelor's degree in Electric Engineering from Centro Universitário FEI (Fundação Educacional Inaciana “Padre Sabóia de Medeiros”).

Pedro Reis

Pedro joined Setter in 2017 and has experience in M&A and management projects in different sectors: Sports Retail, industrial laundry and audiovisual production. 

He has a bachelor’s degree in Electric Engineering from Universidade de São Paulo (USP)

Rafael Neri Neves

Rafael joined Setter in 2021 and since then has participated in M&A and company management projects in the healthcare and retail sectors. Previously, he worked as financial planning analyst at Grupo Vicunha where he had contact and developed experience in the strategic and financial planning in many businesses: agribusiness, industry, mining and banking. Graduated in Business Administration from Faculdades de Campinas (FACAMP).

Vinícius Oliveira Inéia

Vinícius Inéia joined Setter in 2019, and since then has participated in M&A and management projects in the healthcare sector. Previously, he was an intern at IPT (Institute for Technological Research).

He has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering at Escola Politécnica da USP.

Contact

    setter@setter.net.br

    Rua Joaquim Floriano, 72, conjunto 41
    Itaim Bibi, São Paulo, 04534-000
    +55 (11) 3073-1690

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