FIDUS

FIDUS INVEST is an independent investment company with wide experience in capital markets focused on institutional investors.

We perform the distribution of financial products from the finest independent fund managers duly selected by FIDUS INVEST team, providing our clients with the best investment options of the market.

Goals

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Offer and deliver outstanding investment products in a cost-effective basis.

Our Mission

Be acknowledged by our clients, partners and the market as a benchmark of quality, transparency and ethics.

Shared Values

  • Our relations are based on reliability, transparency, independency and ethics;
  • We seek to excel at serving customers aiming at a long-term relationship;
  • We respect the person and the society.

Fidus Invest Added Value

  • Team with wide experience in the institutional investors’ segment;
  • Ability to assess and select tailor-made products to the institutional investors’ segment;
  • Solid knowledge in the segment regulations;
  • National reach;
  • Partnership with experienced fund managers involving quality products.

Our Work Principles

We offer products with the best risk-return management and client-oriented, always bearing in mind that the best market alternatives should be assessed. The focus on fund managers that adopt the best governance practices is our highest goal.

We select our partners amongst prestigious national and international institutions, considering the variety and performance of the products offered, fund managers’ résumés, investment strategies, risk and compliance methodology, transparency and prompt availability of information.

We believe that the quality of management can be identified by building up a timeline of solid, consistent and profitable results. We cultivate deep respect for our clients’ assets. As a distribution channel, we guide ourselves very closely to the legal aspects and the investment goals, as previously agreed in the products prospects, always with a long-term vision.

We understand our clients’ demands to offer them tailor-made products according to their investment profiles in terms of risk tolerance and return expectations, legal aspects and liquidity needs.

Our Team

Our team is dedicated and always seeking new ideas, business, opportunities and market tendencies to offer our clients and partners state-of-the-art investments.

Get to know us better:

Pedro Donizete Velardo

FIDUS INVEST partner-director, responsible for the commercial area. 25 years of experience in financial and capital markets and 18 years of experience along with institutional clients. He has worked at Banco Itaú for 14 years where he was responsible for the institutional clients’ area offering all products and services to this segment. He was also in charge of the investment products distribution area focused on institutional investors. For 7 years he has also been the director technically qualified before SPC (Complementary Pension Bureau) by the Banco Itaú’s Multisponsored Fund. He has worked for Villares Group where he was responsible for the group’s pension fund.

Pedro holds a bachelor’s degree in Economy from Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC), holds an MBA in Finance from Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais (IBMEC), a Pension Funds Specialization from Wharton Business School and is duly certified by ANBID CPA-20.

Ricardo Maggi de Nóvoa

FIDUS INVEST partner-director, responsible for the commercial area. 21 years of experience in financial and capital markets and 18 years of experience along with institutional clients. He has worked at Banco Itaú for 11 years where he was responsible for the marketing products and services area focused on institutional investors. He was also in charge of the investment products distribution area where he acted closely with the product areas aiming at developing investment products to the segment. He has worked for 6 years at Banco Francês e Brasileiro – BFB (Credit Lyonnais) as an interface between the Brazilian and New York operational desks dealing with local and foreign institutional clients.

Ricardo holds a bachelor’s degree in Economy from Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP), holds an MBA in Finance from Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais (IBMEC), a postgraduate degree in Capital Markets from Faculdade de Economia e Administração (FEA-USP) and he is duly certified by ANBID CPA-20.