Rafael Beran Bruno
Affiliated Partner Sao Paulo
More than 17 years of experience in Brazil and Europe, advising clients and leading a broad range of transaction including M&A, asset sales, advice to boards and independent committees, corporate reorganisations, and capital markets deals, among others.
Mr. Bruno closed more than 50 M&A transactions with a combined value in excess of US$ 77 billion across many sectors, such as food & beverage, agribusiness, infrastructure, telecommunications, metals & mining and others. Ranked by Mergermarket as #1 Brazil M&A professional for the years 2011, 2012 and 2013.
Before co-founding METIS ADVISORS, Mr. Bruno worked as a M&A Director (Superintendente Executivo) at Bradesco BBI, as a Vice President at Santander’s M&A team (2009-2011), and as a Vice President at ABN AMRO’s Corporate Finance team in Brazil and in London (2004-2009). He also worked as a strategy consultant at Value Partners and Advisia (2002-2004), having started his careers at Banco Brascan (2000-2001) as a financial analyst.
He received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from EAESP-FGV and an MSc in Finance from the London Business School as well. He is fluent in English and Portuguese (native).