Daemon is funded and composed by a highly qualified team with great experience in the Brazilian market, aggregating expertise in the infrastructure industry, corporate finance, project finance, legal and regulatory industries, as well as a broad network within the main agents of the Brazilian financial market.
Our team presents relevant backgrounds, coming from the major banks operating in Brazil, including ABN, Banco do Brasil, Bank Boston, Citi, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, IFC, Itaú BBA, Santander, and Unibanco.
More than 20 years of experience in financial markets as a director responsible for product, sales of treasury products, foreign exchange desk and relationships with financial institutions at Unibanco. Mr. Schirato also worked at BankBoston in ECA/Multilaterals area, transactions involving Brazilian and foreign insurance companies and sale of treasury products. MBA from Trium Programme, conducted jointly by NYU – Leonard N. Stern School of Business, London School of Economics and HEC Paris. Postgraduate in finance by IBMEC-SP (INSPER) and BSc in Business Administration by PUC-SP.
Brazilian Licensed Attorney with over 12 years of experience, working with infrastructure and project finance, has participated in several project finance transactions in various industries, many of which involved fund-raising from Brazilian National Development Bank. Professor of Administrative Law at University of Sao Paulo – USP, and author of several law books and articles published in Brazil and abroad. Earned a PhD at USP School of Law; an LL.M. at Universität Osnabrück, Germany; and an LLB at Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo.
More than 20 years of experience in the financial markets, engaged with structured export financing operations. Mr. Queiroz played a relevant role in implementing PROEX at Banco do Brasil. In BankBoston, he carried out the first operations of export financing with interest rate equalization in PROEX. Started the export financing operations, along with Brazilian National Development Bank, and at Unibanco he implemented funding lines under PROEX, having transformed this institution into one of the main agents in export finance in the local market.
Over 7 years of trading and investing experience, focusing in arbitrage, event driven and credit strategies in LatAm and in the US. Before joining Daemon, Gabriel worked at Patria Investimentos as co-portfolio manager in Patria’s Hedge Fund group, and as an associate in an exchange program with GSO Capital in New York. Prior to that, he was an Equity Derivatives Trader at Goldman Sachs. Gabriel holds a BSc in Industrial Engineering from Escola Politécnica at University of São Paulo.
Over 20 years of investment banking experience in LatAm and Brazil mainly focused in Project Finance transactions in the Power, Metals & Mining and Oil & Gas sectors. Patric had a major leading role in most offshore equipment financings in Brazil (~USD 10 billion). Before joining Daemon, Patric acted as an Executive Director at Banco Santander Brasil, and prior to that as a Director at ABN AMRO Real.. Patric holds an MBA from Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University and a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Universidade Federal Fluminense.
More than 35 years of experience in the Brazilian Market, focused mainly on project management related to the Brazilian National Development Bank’s – BNDES funds. Began his career at Banco Credibanco, where he worked for 24 years leaving as Executive Director. He held the position of Onlending Head at Unibanco for 10 years and participated in several financing transactions with BNDES funds. In 2009, after the Itaú-Unibanco merge, Mr. Crema became Head of BNDES Onlending at Itaú BBA.