Alexandre Pierantoni is a managing director in the M&A Advisory practice of Duff & Phelps and is based in the Sao Paulo, Brazil office. Alexandre has more than 20 years of corporate finance experience, with particular expertise in consumer, industrial, healthcare and educational sectors.

Alexandre has a strong M&A background in both origination and execution of buy and sell side mandates for financial and strategic investors, as well as economic valuations, viability studies and strategic analysis for corporate development. His international experience is grounded by living and working in Latin America, the U.S. and Europe.

Responsible for the origination, execution and coordination of several acquisition and sale transactions in Brazil and Latin America, Alexandre has represented large national and multinational companies and financial investors in buy and sell side mandates such as Apax Partners, Carlyle, Vinci Partners, Bacardi-Martini, Damovo Group, Diebold, Ericsson, Mars, NEC, Rakuten and Unilever.

Prior to Duff & Phelps, Alexandre was a partner with the boutique M&A firm Pactor Finanças Corporativas and was previously a partner in the M&A practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers. 

Alexandre holds a degree in business administration from Germany and a degree in economics in Brazil, where he also holds an MBA with a specialization in finance from Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV-EAESP). He has also participated in executive programs at Northwestern University/Kellogg School of Management, New York Institute of Finance, MIT and Fundação Getúlio Vargas. He has been a volunteer member of ENDEAVOR in Brazil since 2001 and is also a professor for the Universidade Positivo MBA Program.

Alexandre is fluent in English and German, in addition to his native language, Portuguese.

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