Brazil's best investment and business boutique for logistics. & Extensive experience in consulting for logistics and supply chain in Brazil and abroad. & Work throughout all stages of the Logistics business cycle, advising our clients and acting as investors, founders and board members.
Founded in 2008, Infra Partners has a solid reputation as the best investment and business boutique for logistics in Brazil.
With a track record of over 4 billion US dollars in transactions, we advise the best players in the industry on the definition of their investment strategies, the development and structuring of new ventures, strategic due diligences, and company turnarounds.
We work throughout all stages of the logistics business cycle, advising our clients and acting as investors and founders of selected projects ourselves.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROCESS CYCLE
We work as advisors for national and international clients - both financial and strategic - evaluating large-scale logistics assets such as port terminals, railways, logistics service providers, waterways and airports. Furthermore, we develop and structure new ventures as well as aid in restructuring our clients' supply chain in order to provide operational excellence.
We conceive, invest and play an active role as executives and board members in our own projects focusing on asset-light logistics, oriented towards connectivity and efficiency gains such as intermodal systems, and specialized logistics service providers.
Founding partner and Executive Director of Infra Partners, André Chiarini holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from UFRJ and a M.Sc. degree in Administration from COPPEAD/UFRJ. In addition, he has participated in extension programs at Thunderbird, University of Michigan Business School, MIT/Sloan and IMD.
André Chiarini has extensive M&A experience – both as an Advisor and also as spearheading funding and mergers, with relevant experience in different Board of Directors. With over 20 years of Logistics/Supply Chain experience, he has been responsible for running operations, planning areas, business development and corporate functions in senior positions in Consulting (Booz & Co.) and also held director level positions both in Logistics Service (TNT Logistics – currently CEVA Logistics) and in the mining industry (Vale).
Founding partner at Infra Partners, has extensive experience in M&A and logistics business investments as well as a track record containing several infrastructure and logistics restructuring projects in leading companies from various sectors such as Construction, Transportation, Oil & Gas, Mining, Railway, Private Equity, Steel, Naval Shipping, Chemicals, FMCG and Telecom.
Mr. Abrahão holds Mechanical Engineering and MBA degrees from COPPEAD/UFRJ as well as extension degrees from the University of Nevada, NHTV Breda (Netherlands) and Arkansas-Tongji (USA/China).
Partner at Infra Partners, Mr. Benzecry has over 10 years of experience in projects related to corporate logistics restructuring and investment analysis. Among projects for companies in various sectors, recently participated in the creation and project finance as Director of a multimodal logistics operator as well as diverse logistics M&A transactions for national logistics operators.
Mr. Benzecry holds an Industrial Engineering degree from UFRJ and a Master degree in Business Management with emphasis in Finance from COPPEAD/UFRJ with exchange studies completed at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.
Partner at Infra Partners, Mr. Carli acted on the complete development of a multimodal logistics operator from its business plan design to operations start. With solid experience in feasibility analysis of logistics business, Mr. Carli helps our clients from their Master Plans development for specific assets up to the assessment, design and implementation of Integrated S&OP.
Mr. Carli is a Civil Engineer graduated from USP Polytechnic School with a postgrad degree in Enterprise Logistics (USP) and a MSc degree in Corporate Governance and Business Valuation from BI International.
In 2013, we believed that the ongoing structural changes in logistics infrastructure (highways, railways, waterways and ports) should significantly impact the market share of logistics corridors in the agricultural chain, mainly from Mato Grosso, increasing the share of the Northern ports in the state’s grain exports. Motivated by these changes, in November, 2013 we…