FFrom its creation in 1983 as a modest securities dealer shop
in Rio de Janeiro, BTG Pactual has covered a lot of ground,
becoming one of the leading investment banks in Brazil under
chief executive André Esteves.
PRIVATE EQUITY DEAL - From Strength to Strength
BTG Pactual $1.8bn Stake Purchase
It was probably an indication of the bank's success, and the
rising fortunes of Brazil itself, that BTG Pactual managed to
raise $1.8 billion from the sale of an 18.6% stake in its
business in December 2010 to a group of the world's most
recognized investors, including sovereign wealth funds.
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