Mario De Barros
Mario De Barros is a Managing Director on the Investment team of Jaguar Growth Partners. Mario leads Jaguar’s Sao Paulo office and is responsible for the sourcing, evaluating, executing and portfolio management of Jaguar’s local investments.
Before joining Jaguar, Mr. De Barros was a Director at Patria Investments, one the largest private equity managers in Latin America, with over 12 billion dollars under management. He was responsible for new business development, investment appraisal, financial modeling, diligence, monitoring, and development of new investment theses. Previously to Patria, Mario was head of corporate and business development at Aceco-TI, leader in data center construction in Latin America. Prior to that, he was an Investment Officer at private equity manager Endurance Capital Partners. Mr. De Barros also worked at Citi and ItauBBA, the largest investment bank in the region.
Mr. De Barros holds a degree in Electric Engineering from the Escola Politecnica of the University of São Paulo, with a master‘s degree from the École Polytechnique de Paris and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.