Managing Partner, Capital Group Private Markets
Zug, Switzerland

Gui Lins, DCI 2020Guilherme Lins is a Managing Partner of Capital Group Private Markets. As the partner leading private equity investments in various industries in Brazil and South Africa, he has served on the boards of media, retail and education companies, among others. This has provided him the opportunity to work alongside the founders of many of these companies, an exciting part of the job.

Prior to joining the London office of LA-based Capital Group companies in the year 2000, Guilherme worked in JPMorgan’s Mergers & Acquisitions group in New York and São Paulo, and before that, in European M&A with the Matuschka Group in Paris and Munich.

Guilherme grew up in France before returning to his native Brazil for high school in 1979 where he met his wife Luciana. He received a BSc in chemical engineering from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, and a graduate degree in business administration from HEC Paris in 1987. He and Luciana have lived in Switzerland for the past twenty years. They have a son working in London and a daughter currently attending Northeastern University.

Guilherme was Chairman of the Board of Burger King Brasil until November 2019, a company listed on Brazil’s stock exchange. He is an active member of Club d’Aviron Vesenaz, a rowing club on Lake Geneva, and See-Club Zug.

DCI Partner: Luciana Lins