Growth oriented
private equity firm
with focus on middle
market companies in Brazil

Partnership Solution Capital.
We invest in control positions
of businesses lead by
exceptional entrepreneurs

Growth oriented private equity
firm with focus on middle
market companies in Brazil

Partnership Solution Capital. We invest in control positions of
businesses lead by exceptional entrepreneurs

About Us

Alothon has been partnering with successful entrepreneurs in Brazil for over 20 years. We actively engage to grow business through operational value added and strategic activities, with a commitment to ESG standards.

About Us

Alothon has been partnering with successful entrepreneurs in Brazil for over 20 years. We actively engage to grow business through operational value added and strategic activities, with a commitment to ESG standards.

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Partnered entrepreneurs

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Partnered entrepreneurs

Investment Strategy

Alothon invests in control positions of middle market business with successful growth history and proven entrepreneurs

Commit between US$ 20 million and US$ 60 million to each investment opportunity

Industry focused platform in sectors with strong underlying fundamentals and business which have tangible franchises

Consumer products

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Healthcare

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Telecom / IT

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Energy

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Consumer products

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Telecom / IT

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Committed to the UN Sustainable Development goals initiatives and ESG standards

Our Team

The senior team is composed of experienced private equity professionals with considerable investment, industry, operating, and management expertise

Our Team

The senior team is composed of experienced private equity professionals with considerable investment,
industry, operating, and management expertise

Ettore V. Biagioni

Ettore V. Biagioni is the Managing Partner and founder (2004) of Alothon Group. Mr. Biagioni has been doing business in Latin America since the mid 1980’s and has worked with members of the firm since 1997. From 1995 to 2004, he served as Head of the Latin America Private Equity Group of Bankers Trust (BT), then of Deutsche Bank. He was also Head of BT’s Latin America M&A prior to the acquisition of BT by Deutsche Bank. Other employers include Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. in New York and McKinsey & Company in Italy. Mr. Biagioni also serves on boards of portfolio companies.

Mr. Biagioni holds a B.S. with distinction from Babson College and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Ana Paula Bannwart

Ana Paula Bannwart has worked with members of Alothon since 1997. She is a board member of portfolio companies and the CFO of Alothon. Prior to Alothon, she served as Director of the Latin America Private Equity Group of Deutsche Bank. As Director, she was responsible for originating, structuring, marketing, and overseeing Deutsche Bank's private equity investments in Latin America, with special focus on Brazil. She has acted as CFO of a portfolio company in Brazil. Previously, she has served in various capacities in the São Paulo-based investment banking divisions of Itaú Bankers Trust, Citibank and Banco Pactual, and in the auditing arm of Price Waterhouse.

Ms. Bannwart holds a degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo.

Paulo Barreto

Paulo Barreto has worked with members of Alothon since 2009 and has over 20 years of experience in investing and managing companies in Brazil. At Alothon he is involved in the origination of new investments and working with senior members of the portfolio companies. Before Alothon, he led for 12 years Atmosfera, an industrial laundry services company which he co-founded in 1996. In 2002, a majority stake was sold to Advent International. Barreto stayed on as CEO until 2008 and brought the company to become the leader in the sector. Prior to founding Atmosfera, Mr. Barreto worked in the Brazilian financial sector.

Mr. Barreto holds a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Universidade Mackenzie in São Paulo.

Thiago Aguiar

Thiago Aguiar joined Alothon in 2017 where his activities include the origination of new investments and working with senior members of portfolio companies. Prior to Alothon, he founded Southport Advisors, a Brazilian boutique specialized in M&A, and capital raising. Between 2007 and 2015 he worked in various positions at Patria Investimentos portfolio companies, including Zatix Tecnologia where he served in various capacities including CFO, Business Development Director and COO. Prior to Zatix, Mr. Aguiar was the strategic planning manager at Fotoptica. His professional experience also includes positions at Swiss Capital Asset Management and British Gas Group.

Mr. Aguiar holds a degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas in São Paulo.

Hannah Schuftan

Hannah Schuftan has worked with members of Alothon since 2005 where her activities include the evaluation of new investments and of strategic alternatives for portfolio companies. Prior to Alothon, in 1997 she joined Violy Byorum & Partners ("VBP"), a strategic advisory firm specializing in mergers and acquisition. At VBP, Ms. Schuftan was responsible for evaluating and implementing strategic alternatives for leading industrial conglomerates as well as originating and executing M&A transactions in the Andean region, Mexico and the Southern Cone. Ms. Schuftan has also been an advisor to Copal Partners, an Indian Business Process Outsourcing Firm.

Ms. Schuftan holds a B.A. from Tufts University.

Consumer products

Grupo MPR: Leading producer of alcohol based cleaning and disinfectant products for the B2C markets and specialized alcohols for the B2B segment

www.cna.ind.br

Pet2Pet: Innovative pet food and veterinary B2B and B2C distributor in the southeast region of Brazil

http://supermixlife.com.br/

Enova Foods: Branded consumer beverages and nut-based snacks company

www.enovafoods.com.br

Outsourcing

EQS Engenharia: Fast growing provider of value added technical maintenance services

www.eqsengenharia.com.br

Atmosfera: Top Brazilian linen and uniform industrial services provider

Sold to strategic buyer

Telcom / IT

MPT Cable: High quality manufacturer of optical fiber and copper-based telecom cables

http://www.mptcondutores.com.br/

YSSY: IT&C (Information Technology and Communications) system company

www.yssy.com.br

Telecom Tower: Telecommunications infrastructure company

Sold to strategic buyer

Energy

Eletron Energy: One of the largest independent electricity company with operations in energy trading, renewable generation and advisory services

www.eletronenergy.com.br

Providing growth and increased efficiency opportunities for the health sector, as well as improving quality of care and well being

Alothon and the companies hire on merit and provide equal professional opportunities

Focus on increasing the use of energy from renewable sources and improve efficiency, both in the generation as well as by end users

Investing in growing businesses which generate increased employment opportunities with fair work conditions, further helping the economic and social progress of the country

In addition to pursuing equal advancement opportunity in the work place, Alothon and the companies support social projects for individuals and communities

The companies seek to use inputs from renewable sources, be efficient in their production and reduce waste

Focus by the companies on renewable generation and consumption, increased logistics efficiencies and reducing waste

The company in the pet market expands the availability of veterinarian products and healthy food for animals