Managing Director - Partner, South America Buyout, The Carlyle Group
Fernando Borges is a Managing Director and Co‐Head of the Carlyle South America Buyout Group focused on private equity investment opportunities in South America. He is based in São Paulo.
Prior to joining Carlyle in 2007, Mr. Borges was a Managing Director at AIG Capital Partners and CEO of AIG Capital Investments do Brasil, being responsible for managing AIG's private equity activities in Brazil. From 1994 to 1999, Mr. Borges was a Director of Bozano, Simonsen's Private Equity division, where he was responsible for managing a private equity fund sponsored by Bozano, Simonsen Group and Advent International. Mr. Borges has more than 20 years of private equity experience in Brazil, having participated in more than 20 transactions in the region. Mr. Borges holds a graduate degree from SAIS ‐ School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University, the Bologna Center, and a B.A. in International Relations from Universidade de Brasilia.
Currently Mr. Borges serves on the Board of Directors of several Carlyle's portfolio companies in the region including: CVC Brasil Operadora e Agência de Viagens S.A., Orguel Administração e Participação S.A., Ri‐Happy Brinquedos S.A., Estok Comércio e Participações Ltda. (“Tok & Stok”), and Tempo Participações S.A. . Mr. Borges is currently Chairman of ABVCAP, the Brazilian Association of Private Equity & Venture Capital.