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Who we are
We are an independent firm, with no formal links with financial institutions, created by former investment banking executives with profound knowledge of Oil & Gas, Energy, Renewable, Logistics, Water & Sewage and PPP sectors.
Our corporate values, proven throughout our careers, are: Ethics, Professionalism, Teamwork, Excellence and Transparency.
Our work philosophy is entirely grounded in long-term relationships. Our success is measured by the satisfaction of our clients and the best metric of advisory value is longevity of relationships we cultivate over the years.
Our extensive experience in the origination, structuring and execution of various financial solutions developed for infrastructure projects can be highlighted by the rapid implementation, applicability and innovation
Why Lakeshore Partners
History of Successful Transactions and Relationships
The Lakeshore team has led the main Brazilian infrastructure related transactions over the last 15 years, with proven track record and successful experiences in several industries (Oil & Gas, Power, Renewables, Logistics and PPPs).
Marlim, Nova Marlim, Novatrans, Brasil PCH, Via Quatro, SIIF and Renova are examples of successful financial structures that have become benchmark in the sector.
Our clients’ long term relationships are our key credentials
Luiz Reis is a Founding Managing Partner at Lakeshore Partners with over 30 years of experience in Infrastructure Structured Finance. Previously, he worked as Executive Director of Banco ABN Real (2006 – 2008), Executive Director of Santander (2008 – 2011) and Head of Corporate & Investment Banking divisions of Banco Santander in Brazil (2010 – 2011). He co-founded Lakeshore in 2011.
Guilherme Leme is a Founding Partner at Lakeshore Partners with over 25 years of experience advising clients in Project Finance and M&A. Previously, he worked as Vice President at Banco ABN AMRO Real (2004 – 2008) and Global Banking and Markets Executive Director at Santander (2009 – 2011), during this time he was responsible for client coverage and Investment Banking origination within the Power Industry. He co-founded Lakeshore in 2011.
Marcio Carneiro is a Founding Partner at Lakeshore Partners with over 30 years of experience in the financial markets. Previously, he worked as Executive Director at Unibanco (1995 – 1999), Rothschild & Co (1999 – 2001), Banco ABN AMRO (2001 – 2008) and Santander (2008 – 2011). He co-founded Lakeshore in 2011.
Felipe Uemura is a Partner at Lakeshore Partners. Previously, he worked with Project Finance at Crédit Agricole, participating in the origination, structuring and execution of projects in the energy and logistics sector. Felipe also held commercial positions at Crédit Agricole and Fundação CESP.
Our Focus: Infrastructure in Brazil
Oil & Gas
Water & Sewage
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