Our Team

João Pessanha Investment Team

Joined Explorer Investments in 2014 as a member of the Private Equity team – Buyouts since april 2017, he has liaised with portfolio companies plus analyses and executes investments and divestments. Previously, he was part of the Private Equity - Growth Capital Team, where he was responsible for the analysis and execution of investments.

He began his professional career in 2012 at PwC, in the Corporate Finance department, in the M&A team. He participated in several buy-side and sell-side mandates, with particular emphasis on advising Private Equity Funds. During that time, he also collaborated in Valuation and Restructuring projects.

He has a Masters in Finance from Católica-Lisbon School of Business & Economics  (2012), a degree in Management from Nova School of Business and Economics and also from Insper - Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa em São Paulo (2010), a Certificate in Business Strategy from INSEAD (2020) and a Certificate in Negotiation from Harvard Business School (2022).

Business Areas

Private Equity
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