Antonio Pereira

Managing Director and CEO, Lazard Brazil Investment Banking


Financial Advisory


São Paulo, Brazil

Antonio Pereira is a Managing Director and CEO of Lazard Brazil, having joined Lazard in 2019.

Prior to joining Lazard, Antonio was Head of Investment Banking of Goldman Sachs in Brazil for several years. He began his career at Goldman in New York in 1996, transferring to Brazil in 1999, where he has served as a leading advisor and held several management roles.

Over the course of his career Antonio has acted as an advisor in a large number of transactions across sectors and products, including several of the largest and most complex landmark mergers, restructurings, IPOs and financing transactions in the region. Antonio also serves on the board of the St Paul´s School Foundation in São Paulo.

Antonio holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and minor in Economics from Tufts University.

Our office in Brazil

Lazard established its São Paulo office in 2004.

Our São Paulo location offers full Financial Advisory capabilities and leverages Lazard’s offices in major financial centers around the world.

Since its establishment, our São Paulo office has advised clients on landmark domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, capital raising and restructuring. In addition, Lazard provides general corporate finance advice to decision-makers in business and government, as well as to institutional investors with interests in Brazil.