Frederico de Brito e Abreu

Co-founder, Managing Partner 

Frederico has 20 years of experience in Private Equity, Consulting and Business Management.

Former Director of Advent International in São Paulo, and McKinsey consultant in the Lisbon, New York and São Paulo offices. 
Prior to Teman Capital, Frederico worked for 9 years as the CFO of Kroton Educacional S.A., leading the M&A efforts (R$15Bn in investments) and multiplying company’s market value for 25x. Elected best CFO in Brazil for 5 consecutive years and received the “40 under 40” (most talented leaders) Award in Portugal. 
Frederico is also an independent advisor, board member and angel investor in Tech companies in Europe.


MBA from INSEAD, BA degree in Business Administration, with honors, from Universidade Católica Portuguesa

Rodrigo Simões

Co-founder, Partner 

Rodrigo has 12 years of experience in Private Equity and Business Management.
Prior to Teman Capital, Rodrigo worked for 8 years at Advent International in the São Paulo, Frankfurt and Bogotá offices, participating in all of Advent's education deals. Participated in the investment in LifeMiles in 2015, a subsidiary of Avianca Holdings, where Rodrigo became Commercial Director and Corporate Development, responsible for M&A, partnerships and key clients in +10 new countries.
He has also worked in sourcing and executing several new projects in Private Equity and venture capital.


MBA from Harvard Business School, BA degree in Business Administration from FGV – Fundação Getúlio Vargas

Rodrigo Gastim


Rodrigo has 8 years of experience in Equity Research (Healthcare and Education sectors) and business management.

During his time at BTG, he participated in the most relevant IPO processes in the Healthcare and Education companies, including Hapvida, Dasa, Arco, SER and Biotoscana.

BTG Pactual’s lead analyst of HC&E in São Paulo, ranked in Institutional Investor's All-LatAm and All-Brazil Research Team Rankings for 4 consecutive years, being elected #1 in both sectors over the last two cycles (2018 and 2019). 

B.Sc. degree in Industrial Engineering from Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo.

Pedro Atra

Investment Professional 

Pedro joined Teman Capital in 2019. Prior to joining the company, he worked in the Investment Banking Division of BTG Pactual in São Paulo, where he was selected to participate in a 3 months program at the New York office. He worked in several ECM and M&A transactions, such as Hapvida and Centauro IPOs.

B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering at the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo.

Guilherme Polho

Investment Professional

Guilherme joined Teman Capital in 2019. Previously, he worked on the Private Equity team of Peninsula Participações, analyzing opportunities in the education, retail and healthcare sector. In addition, he was responsible for monitoring portfolio companies in the foodservice and education sectors.

B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering at the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo.

Gabriel Teodoro

Investment Professional

Gabriel joined Teman Capital in 2020. Previously, he worked at Brasil Capital, analyzing a wide range of public equity investment opportunities on the Brazilian stock exchange, including IPOs and Follow-ons, especially in the technology sector.

B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering at the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (pursuing).

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