Valério Marega Júnior

Has worked in capital markets for over 12 years and has extensive experience in trading on major world stock and futures exchanges, where he achieved a market share of 2% of the Brazilian coffee futures market while operating independently.

Produced and distributed daily, free of charge, his own research focused on agribusiness, coffee, livestock, soya beans, corn, sugar and alcohol with ideas for trading, arbitrage and cash and carry. It was the first research carried out in Brazil by an independent agent.

Private Equity
Carried out a private equity transaction with Gávea Investimentos at the Policard company, advised Palmerio family of Uberaba, Minas Gerais, in the sale of Bioexton - Biotechnology capital stock to the Novarum venture capital fund. Brought about a joint venture between Vale do Rio Grande Reflorestamento and a Canadian investment fund to create Blackwood Florestas da Bahia Ltda. Brought about a joint venture between PERPLAN, a construction company from Ribeirão Preto, and SACI GROUP from Orlândia to create the DESTILARIA AROEIRA LTDA distillery . Structuring for financing and sale of agricultural property amounting to 8,000 hectares located in Tupaciguara, Minas Gerais, owned by the Tomain family, to the Saci Group from Orlândia, São Paulo.

Structured Finance
Structured the MERCANTIS AGRO MS, multi-seller, multi-series FDIC where he succeeded in organising, within the fund, 6 companies linked to Brazilian livestock infrastructure, resulting in one of the largestcredit pulverization ever seen in Brazil. 36,000 customers of trade notes carried out. Has worked for the American investment bank Bulltick Capital Markets - Head of Commodities Trading - and at investment company Latour Capital - Structured Finance.

Pedro Tavares Martins

Has a degree in Engineering from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Master in Economics from the Getulio Vargas Foundation Graduate School of Economics and with specialisation in management from the Barcelona graduate business school (IESE). Combines the experience of having worked for financial institutions in the corporate finance area with the experience of management in the telecommunications sector.

Fund Raising
In the last three years, has been active in raising funds for projects in various areas and using different financial tools, such as FIDC, CCB, FII and CRI. Participated in transactions which together raised approximately R$ 100 million for clients.

Served for 9 years as an executive of a multinational company in the telecommunication industry, where he established the financial controls needed to satisfy the requirements for a NYSE-listed company.

Worked for a year as a manager at Ernst & Young Consulting and was responsible for coordinating the team involved in modelling and determining the minimum selling price for the privatisation of the Rede Ferroviária Federal S.A. railway network and Vale do Rio Doce S.A. company.

Corporate Finance
Began his career in investment banking. Among other transactions, advised clients on the privatisation auctions of Triunfo’s petrochemical complex and the issuing of Mesbla’s debenture, the first securitisation in Brazil. Companies where he worked before joining ASK Renda Certa: BFC Bank, Ernst & Young - Consulting, Globalstar Brazil, Latour Capital and Aria Capital.

Mario Sergio Duarte Garcia Neto

Graduated in Business Management from Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation. - Joined ASK Brazil in 2012 and is today an analyst in the area of ​​structuring and asset management.

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