Mubadala Capital’s Brazil business has been active since 2011 and has built a diversified portfolio of private and public assets through the completion of a number of transactions including mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, corporate carve-outs, bankruptcy workouts and other types of special situations. The Brazil team is comprised of investment professionals based in Abu Dhabi, New York and Rio de Janeiro.
Mubadala Capital’s Brazil team employs an active investment approach, strategically designed to take advantage of attractive investment opportunities, while capitalizing on the team’s unique experience in the local Brazilian market.
The investment strategy is anchored around the following key principles:
- Use of a value-oriented investment strategy that focuses on financial improvements and value creation.
- Emphasis on special situation investments across the capital structure, driven by financial strain, distress or complex situations.
- Utilization of a contrarian approach that allows for attractive entry prices.
Mubadala Capital’s Brazil team manages capital for Mubadala and third-party investors with total investments in excess of U.S. $2 billion.
Typical Investment Parameters
Sector agnostic as transaction characteristics rather than sector focus drive investment decisions.
Primarily focused on Brazil; may opportunistically invest across Latin America.
U.S. $50-250 million with the flexibility to pursue transactions outside of the targeted range with co-investors and across the capital structure (equity, debt, mezzanine).
Typically control or co-control positions, although in cases of debt or structured investments, contractual “control rights” may be utilized.
Ownership / Governance Model
Active portfolio management approach with direct involvement at the board level and below to help drive strategy and value creation.
Mubadala Capital’s Credit team has been investing since 2009, principally in middle market direct lending opportunities in both North America and Europe. The Credit team has developed a track record in commercial lending by investing directly across different asset classes, initially through Mubadala GE Capital (“MGEC”), a joint venture (“JV”) with GE Capital. Following Mubadala’s successful exit from the JV, the Credit team, operating as part of the Mubadala Capital platform, pursues a similar strategy with a broad group of origination partners.
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Mubadala Capital’s Private Equity business has been making direct investments, co-investments and fund commitments since 2008 and is managed by an investment team with professionals based in Abu Dhabi and New York.
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Mubadala Capital’s Public Equities business was established in 2011 and manages a long-biased, concentrated portfolio of global public equities. In addition, the Public Equities team also manages certain positions on behalf of Mubadala.
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Mubadala Capital’s Sovereign Investment Partnerships (“SIP”) business has been managing commercially driven co-investment programs between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Government and foreign counterparts that include China, France, Greece, Kazakhstan and Russia since 2013. These partnerships consist of strategic government mandates that aim to deliver sustainable financial returns to the UAE, while further developing and strengthening long-term partnerships with the respective country. The SIP team is comprised of investment professionals based in Abu Dhabi, Moscow and Hong Kong.
Mubadala Capital’s Ventures business builds on Mubadala’s 10-year track record of being an active investor in advanced technology. The Ventures platform includes a direct investment business, a fund of funds business and the management and oversight of Mubadala’s partnership with SoftBank, including its U.S. $15 billion LP commitment to the SoftBank Vision Fund.
The Ventures team is based in Abu Dhabi and San Francisco with strong connectivity to European and Chinese venture capital markets through other Mubadala Capital managed vehicles.