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Bernardo Maia

Founded Bridge (BRG) Capital in 2005 and is responsible for the Wealth Management division. Bernardo has over 30 years of wealth management experience

  • 1995 – 2005:  Managing Director of the Wealth Management Division – Credit Suisse/Banco Garantia, Brazil

  • 1982 – 1995:  Vice-president, Latin America Desk, Head of The Andean and River Plate Region - Citibank, New York

  • 1979 – 1982:  Associate, Banco Bozano Simonsen, Brazil

  • 2013 – Current:  Board Member, Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional, Brazil

  • BA in Business Administration from FGV (Fundação Getulio Vargas), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Alberto Kiraly

Managing Partner at BRG Capital since 2014, and responsible for the Corporate Advisory arm. Alberto has over 30 years of experience in coordinating and executing M&A, capital markets and other advisory transactions in the local and international markets

  • 2017 – Current: Managing Director of CAF – (Comitê de Aquisições e Fusões), a voluntary, self-regulatory body sponsored by B3, the Brazilian Stock Exchange, ANBIMA (Brazilian Financial and Capital Markets Association) and IBGC (Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance). CAF oversees tender offers and corporate reorganization transactions, operating in a similar fashion to UK’s Takeover Panel

  • 2012 – Current: member of the Capital Markets and Investor Relations Committee of IBGC (Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance). ​


  • 2008 – 2013: Head of Investment Banking at Banco Votorantim S.A. 

  • 2005 – 2008: Managing Director of Banco Espírito Santo Investimentos S.A. 

  • 1997 – 2005: Morgan Stanley, CEO (2002-2005)Head of Investment Banking (2000-2005)

  • 1987 – 1997: Held various Investment Banking positions at Banco Icatu, NM Rothschild & Sons Limited (London and São Paulo), and Banco Liberal S.A. 

  • 2002 2012: Board Member of ANBIMA (Brazilian Financial and Capital Markets Association)

  • MBA from The Wharton Business School. BA in Business Administration from FGV - Fundação Getulio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 

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