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Investment Manager

Investment team

GP Advisors

GP Advisors (Bermuda) Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of GP Investments, Ltd. The firm is responsible for the identification, execution and monitoring of all investments pursued by Spice Private Equity.

GP Investments

GP Investments is a leading private equity and alternative investments firm. Since its foundation in 1993, GP Investments has completed investments in more than 50 companies and executed over 20 equity capital market transactions. GP Investments has a consistent and disciplined investment strategy, targeting established companies that have the potential to grow and be more efficient and profitable, becoming leaders in their industries. The firm currently has offices in São Paulo, New York, London and Bermuda.

GP Investments’ Team

MEMBER ROLE TIME AT GP EDUCATION BRIEF
ANTONIO
BONCHRISTIANO
CEO 26 years BA: Oxford Mr. Bonchristiano is a former partner at Johnson Associates, a consultancy firm based in London, and worked for Salomon Brothers in London and New York.
DANILO
GAMBOA
Managing Director 15 years BA: USP
MBA: MIT
Mr. Gamboa worked at Gradus Management Consultants. He served as a board member of Fogo de Chão, Submarino, ALL, Hypermarcas and Gafisa.
RUBENS
FREITAS
Managing Director 14 years BA: ITA
MBA: Harvard
Mr. Freitas worked at Roland Berger for five years. He was a member of the board of directors of Gafisa, Telemar and Tempo and is a board member of BR Properties.
JOÃO
JUNQUEIRA
Managing Director 11 years BA: USP
MBA: Wharton
Mr. Junqueira worked at Accenture. He served as a board member of Magnesita, BHG and BR Towers.
RODRIGO
BOSCOLO
Managing Director/CFO 9 years BA: USP
MBA: Wharton
Mr. Boscolo worked at Boston Consulting Group. He served on the board of Magnesita, Sascar and BRZ Investimentos and is a board member of Leon Restaurants.
MARA
PEDRETTI
Managing Director 22 years Post-graduation (Law): PUC
MBA: IBMEC
Ms. Pedretti is the head of GP Investments’ legal department since 2001. She holds a MBA in financial and capital markets.

GP Investment's - Board of Directors

GP Investment’s Board of Directors
MEMBER ROLE EDUCATION BRIEF
FERSEN
LAMBRANHO
Chairman of the Board BA: UFRJ
Msc: UFRJ
Mr. Lambranho worked for 12 years at Lojas Americanas, where he was CEO and, from 1998 to 2003, served as a board member. He also served as co-CEO of GP Investments from 2003 to 2013 and as a board member of RHI Magnesita, BRMalls, Estacio, Farmasa, BR Properties, among others.
ANTONIO
BONCHRISTIANO
Board Member BA: Oxford Mr. Bonchristiano is a former partner at Johnson Associates, a consultancy firm based in London, and worked for Salomon Brothers in London and New York.
DANILO
GAMBOA
Board Member BA: USP
MBA: MIT
Mr. Gamboa worked for Gradus Management Consultants. He served as a board member of Fogo de Chão, Submarino, ALL, Hypermarcas and Gafisa.
ALFRED
VINTON
Independent Board Member BA: Harvard Mr. Vinton was a senior VP at JP Morgan Chase and, from 1995 to 2009, was the chairman of Electra Partners, an international fund management company specialized in private equity.
CHRISTOPHER
WRIGHT
Independent Board Member BA: Oxford Mr. Wright is a director at Merifin Capital Group, an European investment firm, and serves as Chairman at EMAlternatives. He headed the global private equity activities of Dresdner Kleinwort.