Lisboa, 3 e 4 de Maio

João Arantes de Oliveira


Professional Experience

João Arantes started his career at Promindustria, a Private Equity Company, as an analyst and later on as a portfolio manager. In 1996, he joined Banco Espírito Santo de Investimento, where he headed a corporate finance team and then became a senior banker for retail and consumer related industries for 3 years. As head of the Executive Committee of Espírito Santo Capital, Mr. Arantes has been involved in the structuring and decision making process of most recent investment and divestment transactions, as well as in the fund raising and investors’ relation activity. Recently, and as part of Company’s development, Mr Arantes has also been involved in the incorporation of SES Iberian Fund I, the joint venture with French Group Siparex for Iberian Peninsula.
Additionally, Mr. Arantes is President of APCRI – The Portuguese Venture Capital and Private Equity Association and Member of the Board of EVCA – European Private Equity & Venture Capital Association.


MBA by Universidade Católica Portuguesa and degree in Business Administration by ISCTE.