Fabio Saad Managing Director

StrategyPrivate Equity

São Paulo

EducationM.A., The Lauder Institute of the University of Pennsylvania
B.B.A., Fundação Getulio Vargas de São Paulo (EAESP/FGV)
LL.B., Universidade de São Paulo
M.B.A., Wharton School

Prior ExperienceInternational Finance Corporation (IFC)

Fabio Saad is a Managing Director at H.I.G. Brazil & Latin America Fund. With nearly 15 years of private equity investment experience in Latin America and other emerging markets, Fabio heads up H.I.G. Capital’s Bogotá office and the firm’s investment program in the Andean Region.

Fabio is responsible for investment sourcing, transaction negotiation, and portfolio company management. Since joining H.I.G. Capital’s Brazil and Latin America group, Fabio has led or co-led investments in a number of different industries, including healthcare, media, technology, logistics and consumer services.

Prior to joining H.I.G. Capital, Fabio worked for 5 years at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private investment arm of the World Bank Group, in Washington, D.C. and in São Paulo.

Fabio holds an M.B.A. from The Wharton School, an M.A. in International Studies focused in Latin America from The Lauder Institute of the University of Pennsylvania, a Bachelor in Business Administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas de São Paulo (EAESP/FGV) and a Bachelor in Law from Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Born in Brazil, he is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish.