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Adriano Maesano

Adriano Maesano

Senior Manager - M&A Deals


M&A Executive at PwC



Senior Manager - M&A Deals

• Focused in Origination of M&A opportunities (sell/buy-side advisory)
• Additionally, provide Origination of Corporate Finance services (Valuation, Business Planning, Turnaround, Debt/Equity Funding and Structuring)
• Develop thesis for specific industries, regions and conglomerates
• Relationship with key deal partners like Private Equities, Venture Capitalists, Family Offices and Hedge Funds

Career medium 06

Country Manager - Brazil

KICS Certification

Senior Advisor

Career medium 06

Santarena Eventos S/A

Director of Business Development and M&A

• Responsible for evaluating prospective partners in several business segments, then developing the opportunities and maintaining the lead role during implementation
• Development and management of key accounts, especially with large food & beverage and multinational companies like BRF, Nestlé, Microsoft, Visa, Diageo among others
• Responsible for M&A and partnership agreements with strategic partners and service providers, especially in tourism with CVC Brasil
• Lead manager of the partnership with WTorre and AEG, for the food & beverage operations for the upcoming Nova Arena stadium in São Paulo
• Responsible for dealing with all foreign partners, especially PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Inc. and its parent company (Spire Capital)


Time & Place

Director of Business Development

• Expanded inventory with new properties and locations worldwide
• Prepared the presentations for M&A partners
• Developed an improved website and customer service capabilities
• Executed the planning and strategy of a spin-off of the company
• Diagnosed the industry and developed optimal value proposition
• Established relationships with prospective customers, partners and suppliers
• Prepared the business plan for pitch to investors

Career medium 02
Career medium 05

Elder Research, Inc.

Sentiment Insight - Interim COO / Summer Intern

• Worked on the prototype of a sentiment analysis and data mining software.
• Performed a thorough diagnosis of the competitive landscape, looking for opportunities for the development of the project and the selection of prospective clients and strategic partners
• Established significant relationships and organized meetings with several high-profile prospects in market research, advertising and law firms and social media consultants


EFT Confecções

Founder, Financial and Administrative Director

• Led company since start-up, creating administrative and financial structure to support business
• Created communication system between sales and production for increased knowledge sharing, optimizing fabric purchases and accelerating production process
• Developed and managed several clients, generating new businesses and partnerships in strategic markets

Career medium 06
Career medium 04

Fast Bank

Account Manager

• Strengthened competitiveness by developing an Investment Fund, strengthening our competitiveness by offering lower rates and increasing our funding by 70% in the first year of operation
• Generated new accounts to company, and managed them through constant relationship and
client visits in varying industries ranging from retail, plastic, clothing and auto parts


ESM / AllPro Marketing Esportivo

Founder and Managing Partner

• Founded the company and was responsible for the strategic planning, financial department, and most of the relationship with prospective and existing sponsors and advertising agencies
• Created sponsorship opportunities for athletes and teams, through advertising campaigns, speeches and public appearances
• Negotiated one of largest advertising campaigns for the 2000 Sydney Olympics, involving 15 of the top Brazilian athletes in a $5 million, 6-month long media campaign for Brasil Online (UOL Group)
• Developed, marketed and maintained several sports websites, which involved e-commerce and promotions for increased traffic and customer loyalty, for prominent athletes and clubs, including Corinthians, one of Brazil’s biggest clubs

Career medium 03
Career medium 01

Arthur Andersen

Senior Auditor

• Performed due-diligence in several financial groups that were targeted by international investors
• Translated financial statements into English and US GAAP; reporting directly to partners and clients
• Instructor in several training activities on Financial Markets


University of Virginia - Darden Graduate School of Business Administration

Master of Business Administration

Fundação Getúlio Vargas

GVpec, Administração para Profissionais do Esporte

Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing

Pós-Graduação, Marketing

Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado

BBA, Business Administration

University of Miami

Mechanical Engineering / Business Administration

Mountain View High School