One of the most traditional Private Equity firms in Portugal with a large experience in the full cycle of private equity through multiple economic cycles.
Team with accumulated experience of more than 100 years in Private Equity, M&A and Business Development.
127 deals completed on the aggregate of the team at Inter-Risco, representing more than € 220 Mn investment, before the acquisition by new controlling partners in the end of 2022.
Access to the most important players all over the world due to the deals and expertise of the new controlling partners.
With a deep understanding of both European and Latin American markets, we possess the expertise required to navigate the complexities of cross-border investments.
Our team has a proven track record of successfully executing structured deals and handling special situations, enabling us to unlock hidden value and capitalize on unique investment prospects.
Our commercial ties with Latin America provide us with a robust network of trusted partners, industry experts and local connections.
This invaluable network strengthens our deal origination capabilities and allows us to access exclusive investment opportunities across sectors and geographies.
We leverage our extensive relationships to gain unique insights and drive superior returns for our investors.
We specialize in mid-cap investments, recognizing the untapped potential and attractive valuations that these companies offer. Our dedicated focus allows us to provide personalized attention and support to our portfolio companies, helping them achieve sustainable growth and operational excellence. We actively collaborate with management teams to implement value-enhancing strategies and drive long-term success.
We excel in structuring complex deals and addressing special situations, including distressed assets and growth-oriented investments. Our ability to identify hidden value and tailor creative solutions allows us to seize opportunities where others may see challenges. By leveraging our expertise, we can optimize risk-adjusted returns and deliver superior outcomes for our investors.
We uphold the highest standards of transparency, integrity and corporate governance in all our operations. We prioritize open communication, active engagement and ethical practices to build trust with our investors, portfolio companies and stakeholders. Our commitment to responsible investing ensures that environmental, social and governance considerations are integrated into our decision-making processes.
Years > 35
Years > 70
> Eur 220 Mn invested
> Anchor # 15
Companies # 112 add-ons
# 15 Projects
c. 110 Mn of investment
# 27 Co-Investors
c. 30% international investors
1 : 1
Average CoC of last 2 exits
c. # 1,050
Analysed opportunities, 2010-19
1. Since 2010. 2. To remove the pandemic impact of dealflow. 3. Completed until November 30th, 2022.
Juan Carlos has more than 20 years of expertise in Business Strategy and Private Equity.
Ex-Managing partner and Co-head of The Carlyle Group in Brazil and South America for 10 years, where he raised more than US$ 1.5 Bn and led deals of c. US$ 3 Bn across 15 transactions. Before he was a partner at McKinsey for 8 years.
He holds an Economics degree from Pontifica Universidade Catolica of Quito and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Hussein has a extensive experience in founding, scaling and leading businesses in different sectors & geographies.
He owned, led and/or directed portfolios of large and medium size industrials and service companies in sectors ranging from construction chemicals, chemicals manufacturing and distribution, paper mills, infrastructure, environmental services, oil and gas and real estate development.
He is an alumnus of both the Harvard Business School and SDA Bocconi, School of Management and has a Bachelor in Engineering from Farleigh Dickinson University.
At Inter - Risco since 2010, he has more than 25 years of experience in M&A. He was a Corporate Finance partner at Deloitte, Director of Corporate Finance and auditor at PwC and senior equity analyst at Morgan Stanley. Graduated in Management from the University of Coimbra. He has several executive management and leadership courses. He is an alumnus of IMD Business School, Porto Business School, Nova Business School and Universidade Católica.
In Inter-Risco since 2010, holds +20 years of experience in Private Equity.
Former Investment Director at Portugal Ventures, experienced in SME in the industrial, consumer goods and biotech sectors.
BSc in Management and an MBA from Católica University.
In Inter-Risco since 2019, as an Associate,
+ 4 years of experience in M&A.
Former Sonae, business intelligence,
and Bank of Portugal.
BSc in Accounting and Management by ISCAP, MSc in Finance by Porto University, and executive course in M&A from Católica University.
In Inter-Risco since 2012, holds +10 years’ experience in financial, tax, and regulatory compliance in PE, investor reporting, and HR.
Previously, +14 years’ of experience in M&A Tax, Tax Structuring, Tax Compliance, Tax Management, HR & Accounting in Big4 and multinationals.
Holds an MSc in Management from University Portucalense, a Post-Grad in Tax from ISAG, a specialization in M&A from PBS, and PE F&A Course by Invest Europe.
In Inter-Risco since 2013, with +20 years of previous experience in tax, accounting & HR.
Former Tax Management & Accounting Services in PwC.
Holds a BSc in Accounting from Instituto Superior da Maia and is a Certified Public Accountant.