finance in brazil

I am a mechanical engineering student here in Brazil at a target university( in brazil, not anywhere else)...I have interned at a few investment banks and have some good contacts...If anyone has any question regarding brazil finance jobs, etc please post here

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Nov 16, 2011 - 8:55am
fez:
Sweet topic. My question: how can a US citizen obtain a finance gig in Brazil?Thanks for answering questions.

my god this topic has been beat to death. learn portuguese, no portuguese=no job. and not half-ass portuguese you need to have near fluency.

My drinkin' problem left today, she packed up all her bags and walked away.
Nov 18, 2011 - 12:40pm
bortz911:
My question is: How about those big asses down there? This isn't so much a question as a remark, but you are free to answer it.

I have always wanted to bang a hot Brazilian woman... just sayin'.

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Nov 16, 2011 - 9:18am

How is the finance in Rio and other cities other than Sao Paulo? I would guess that most of the investment banking stuff is done in SP, but are there still opportunities in "sexier" cities? PE and HF stuff counts too, like Gavea investimentos.

Nov 16, 2011 - 9:46am

As mentioned above you MUST speak fluent Portuguese to work there. I lived in a smaller city in Brazil for 5 months (Florianopolis aka heaven) and it seems that the finance related jobs in that area were wealth management along with some tech companies. All the rich people down there seemed to be real estate developers/investors.

Nov 16, 2011 - 4:20pm
jaspah:
(Florianopolis aka heaven)
My drinkin' problem left today, she packed up all her bags and walked away.
Nov 16, 2011 - 11:51am

Hello

I am from Brazil as well, but do not study in a target university. What would be your advise to overcome this?
Do you think getting a Msc Finance in Europe or Usa would help?
Thanks

Nov 18, 2011 - 10:19am
brunoac.s:
Hello

I am from Brazil as well, but do not study in a target university. What would be your advise to overcome this?
Do you think getting a Msc Finance in Europe or Usa would help?
Thanks

study in another country and come back, because competition is really tough nowadays...

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Nov 21, 2011 - 6:55pm
GOLDMAN911:
who said Rio has no finance jobs???? Lots of deal-making occurs there...BTG PACTUAL is headquartered there and many money-managers also have offices there...I know weath management and PE are strong there

Actually Pactual's IBD team is based in São Paulo. Not sure if they have a team in Rio. I know some ER analysts sit there as well as MO/BO guys. I am also from Brazil and I am an Industrial Engineer with a high chance of having studied in the same University as you did.

Nov 25, 2011 - 9:58am
Nutry:
GOLDMAN911:
who said Rio has no finance jobs???? Lots of deal-making occurs there...BTG PACTUAL is headquartered there and many money-managers also have offices there...I know weath management and PE are strong there

Actually Pactual's IBD team is based in São Paulo. Not sure if they have a team in Rio. I know some ER analysts sit there as well as MO/BO guys. I am also from Brazil and I am an Industrial Engineer with a high chance of having studied in the same University as you did.


nice to see more brazilians chasing the dream...I know there is an IBD department in Rio at Pactual, but it is not as large as the one in SP
Nov 25, 2011 - 10:01am

to any brazilians in this forum...Why is it that when I say I work in trading in Sao Paulo people assume i am a ''capitalist pig''???? It angers me a lot when even people who are close to me assume I am just a greedy motherfucker, even though I earn less than most millionaires here in Sao Paulo who made their fortunes with political contacts...there seems to be bigger hate towards finace in brazil than in other places

Nov 27, 2011 - 12:14pm
GOLDMAN911:
to any brazilians in this forum...Why is it that when I say I work in trading in Sao Paulo people assume i am a ''capitalist pig''???? It angers me a lot when even people who are close to me assume I am just a greedy motherfucker, even though I earn less than most millionaires here in Sao Paulo who made their fortunes with political contacts...there seems to be bigger hate towards finace in brazil than in other places

I don't get much of that... maybe it's because 90% of my friends are also in finance. But hatred towards people in finance has grown a lot around the globe, not just in the US...

Nov 27, 2011 - 10:42am

todo mundo detesta 'finance' hoj em dia não só paulistanas...

My drinkin' problem left today, she packed up all her bags and walked away.
Nov 27, 2011 - 3:04pm

^^ it's worse than in nyc? i haven't lived in brazil for some time now.

My drinkin' problem left today, she packed up all her bags and walked away.
Nov 30, 2011 - 7:44pm

Fellow Brazilians, I need your assistance. I want to learn a thing or two about Brazil's economic growth and development, and am currently in search of books (in english). Please recommend me a few books discussing Brazil's economy, politics, market, growth, etc. Thanks in advance!

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