Transparency & Integrity

We uphold high ethical standards and regulations defined by our supervisor CMVM (Portuguese Securities Markets Commission).

Competence & Resilience

We invest alongside our investors and proactively pursue their goals, matching capital with investment opportunities.

Stability & Performance

We strive to set the industry standard, building strategic long-term value for our investors.

We’re a registered Venture Capital Firm managed by a team with vast experience in Fund Administration and Asset Management.

Located in Lisbon, Portugal, the fastest growing Innovation Hub in the European Union, providing a world-class platform connecting international markets from Americas to East Asia, we’re fully regulated and supervised by Portuguese Securities Exchange Commission (CMVM), guarantying full transparency, integrity and independence.

Our activity strategy is founded on strong relationships with investors as well as establishing trust, transparency and genuine partnership with management teams, ensuring total alignment of interest and strong performance incentives.

WHY PORTUGAL

Portugal is a strategic gateway to and from the European, American and African continents and nearshore location in the same time zone as the UK. Portugal is a founding member of the EURO currency and a Member State of the Schengen area.

Portuguese is the 4th most widely spoken language in the world (261 million speakers) and has privileged access to:

500 Million European consumers
260 Million consumers (Brazil, Angola, Mozambique…)
USA and Canada, to which Portugal is the nearest European country
Infrastructure and Transport Routes – #13 out of 137
Quality of roads – #8
Quality of port infrastructure – #25
◽Quality of railroad infrastructure – #31
Quality of air transport infrastructure – #29 (daily direct flights from Lisbon International Airport to 110 major cities in the world)
Trading across borders – #1 out of 190 countries (Source: Doing Business Report 2018, World Bank)
Trade tariffs % duty – #6 out of 137 countries (Source: The Global Competitiveness Report 2017–2018, WEF)

Also, Portugal puts a high value on Education. The result of this investment is a well-prepared, multilingual population, who embraces change and innovation. In addition, the operating costs in Portugal are some of the lowest in Europe, without compromising quality standards and level of service.

OUR BUSINESSES

Fund Administration

We provide our investors a FUND solution set of activities that are carried out in support of the actual process of Asset Management and ensure full compliance with the legal regulation and best practices, namely:

  • Fund prospectus and marketing documentation
  • Monitoring investment compliance, prospectus, Revenue Code restrictions
  • Supervision of the fund’s financial performance, including calculation of the net asset value (“NAV”)
  • Full Reporting to shareholders

Asset Management

Our businesses operate within a number of industries including infrastructures, agro, manufacturing, energy, high-tech and real estate services. In addition to acquisitions, we are able to invest in attractive businesses through the private equity opportunities, by providing financing towards capitalization and activities expansion.

We create value for investors through cash flow generation, making operational improvements to our businesses, and monetizing at the right time.   Investors can participate in the growth of our large-scale industrial and services businesses through our private funds or contracting our team management expertise and support.

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Investment Advisory

When Clients prefer to manage their assets themselves, we can offer independent analysis, advise and implementation across all asset segments.  

We work closely to our clients so that we can understand and absorb their inputs and investment goals in order to design and execute a personalized investment strategy, provide investment opportunities due diligence and selection, Re-balancing portfolio allocation assuring tax efficiency and monitoring performance.

The team

Duarte Costa

Founder and Managing Director, Duarte has a 20 years experience in the Asset Management Industry, with high level positions in the financial area and operations of several portuguese and african mid-caps, along with M&A and Turn-Over situations, namely in the Distribution and Real Estate sectors. 

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Responsible for Sourcing & Investor Relations, Duarte accumulated an international network that assures a consistent pipeline as well as managing fundraising processes towards a successful investment strategy implementation.

Duarte has a degree in Management from Universidade Técnica de Lisboa (ISEG) and a MSc in E-Management and Finance from INDEG-ISCTE.

Paulo Gomes

Head of the Investment Team and Asset Manager, Paulo has more than 15 years experience in MBOs and Project Team leadership in a vast range of Industries, specially regarding to business expansion and internationalization projects of several portuguese economic groups.

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Paulo has a degree in Management and Finance from Universidade de Coimbra and a MSc in Project Management from INDEG-ISCTE.

Jorge Bastos

Head of Operations and Legal Counsel of GROSVENOR House of Investments, Jorge is responsible for the legal monitoring of the manager and the funds under management, as well as by the compliance department. 

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STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS

With a large scope of expertise, we act with a broad range of international partner helping clients with portfolio and investment vehicles set up and investment strategy implementation. We also commit and work along with experienced local Teams and Funds through co-investment as well as through shared asset management.

CONTACT INFO

Avenida da Liberdade, 129-B, 
1250-140 Lisbon | PORTUGAL 

+351 213 261 598 |  info@grosvenorinvest.com

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