Patrice Etlin


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Managing Partner
Advent do Brasil Consultoria e Participacoes Ltda., São Paulo
Joined Advent in 1997


+55 11 3014 6800


Patrice Etlin joined Advent in 1997 in São Paulo and established the firm’s investment operations in Brazil. From 1994 to 1997, he was a partner at International Venture Partners in São Paulo, where he was responsible for the overall operation of a media and communications fund focused on Brazil. Previously, Patrice spent five years with Matra Marconi Space, initially as a systems engineer on a project to develop a European military observation satellite. In 1990, he was promoted to general representative for Brazil, in charge of setting up a private telecommunications satellite system providing services to Mercosul countries. Patrice is Chairman of the Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (LAVCA).


Patrice received an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from the University of São Paulo, a master’s in industrial engineering from École Centrale de Paris and an MBA from INSEAD.


Patrice Etlin

Investments participated in

Patrice has worked on 12 Advent investments, including Atmosfera Group, International Meal Company (IMC), Kroton Educacional, Lojas Quero-Quero, Proservvi Banco de Serviços, RA Participaçoes, Terminal de Contêineres de Paranaguá (TCP) and Viena Group.



Lojas Quero-Quero, Terminal de Contêineres de Paranaguá (TCP)


Atmosfera Group, Atrium Telecomunicações, CSU Cardsystem, International Meal Company (IMC), Kroton Educacional, Latin America Soccer


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