•Maria Meirelles has over than 13 year experience in financial market. Over the past 4 years, Ms. Meirelles worked as an Executive Financial and Treasurer Manager for Estapar and Estre Ambiental, both BTG Pactual Private Equity companies. Ms. Meirelles initiated her career as FX trader in 2004 at Pactual, later becoming a director in the fixed income proprietary desk at BTG Pactual, moving to DCM team later in 2010.
•At Estapar, Ms. Meirelles was a member of Financial Committee and Investment Committee and actively participated in the deal of BRL 400 mm with Equity International (EI), in 2016.Also was responsible for treasury and financial planning.
•At Estre, Ms. Meirelles conducted the restructuring process of corporate governance after the BTG Pactual investment. .Also, restructured and renegotiated the company’s debt, conducting a issued of BRL1.5 bn bond in 2012. She has also worked on the group’s strategic acquisitions during 2012 and 2013 (GeoVision and Viva Ambiental) and post deal integration.
•Ms. Meirelles has a bachelor degree in Economics from Universidade de São Paulo (FEA - USP) and an specialization in Mergers and Acquisitions from Harvard Business School