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Geraldo Filgueiras, PhD,   Managing Partner

Geraldo has over twenty years of experience in Finance successfully covering several different business functions. Immediately after his doctoral work, he built and ran successful risk, trading strategy and quantitative research functions for some of the premier investment banks in the world. He has covered several different asset classes with a significant track record in credit, fixed income and EM classes. He is also the founder of, Inc - a platform where professional buyers and sellers bid, ask and match (i.e., search, research and negotiate) illiquid assets. Prior to his industry experience, he spent seven years doing research in academic and/or governmental institutions.

Prior relevant experience

  • Goldman Sachs, Senior Firm-wide risk manager, Market Risk Management and Analysis: Credit Trading (Flow, Prop and Structured), Credit Origination and Emerging Market Trading. Contributed to the stellar performance of GS during market ups and downs of the 2006- 2008 period

  • Bear Stearns, Senior Managing Director. Hired by members of the Bear Stearns executive committee (immediately prior to JP Morgan acquisition) to rebuild and run market risk, fixed income trading business

  • Barclays Capital, Global Head of market risk for Structured Credit Products trading and Head of market risk for EM-LatAm trading built the firm’s market risk framework, helping the firm avoid significant losses in the 2002-05 period.

  • Merrill Lynch (NY), Risk Manager, Global Credit Derivatives, Emerging Markets and Risk Infrastructure

  • Paribas Capital Markets (NY), Senior quant-strategist, trader: Global Emerging Markets, Fixed Income

  • Banco de Investimentos Garantia (SP, Brazil), Head of firm-wide derivatives research, all asset classes

  • PhD in Financial Engineering from EES&OR, Stanford University, MS in Eng.Econ.Sys, Stanford U, MBA in Finance, IBMEC (Brazil), Engineer and MS in Mechanical Eng., PUC-Rio (Brazil)