Alexandre SaighSenior Managing Partner & Co-Founder at Patria Investments
Senior Managing Partner and Co-Founder at Patria, primarily responsible for Patria’s Private Equity Division and a member of Patria’s Board, Executive Committee, Management Committee and Investment Committees. Mr. Saigh held and currently holds board member positions in several of Patria's Funds' Invested Companies. Mr. Saigh was one of the founders of Patria in 2001 (successor of Patrimônio) developing and leading the efforts for Patria to become one of the leading alternative investment firms. Mr. Saigh joined Patrimônio (Patria’s predecessor company) in 1994, as a Managing Partner responsible for the development and execution of the Firm’s private equity business. Between 1994 and 1997, while developing Patrimônio’s private equity business, Mr. Saigh was Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Drogasil, one of the leading drugstore chains in Brazil and Patria’s first private equity investment. Prior to joining Patrimônio, Mr. Saigh worked at JPMorgan Investment Bank from 1989 to 1994, as a Vice President for its private equity, corporate finance and M&A divisions. Mr. Saigh holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Financial Management and Hotel Administration from Boston University and a post-graduate Certificate in Economics from Harvard University.