FIRM OVERVIEW

BlueLine Asset Management is a Latin American investment management firm, led by a group of six partners that have worked together and have 22 years average industry experience at leading international and local financial institutions as JP Morgan and Banco BBM.

Led by Mr Giovani Silva, CEO/CIO, the company focuses on Brazilian markets and has extensive investment experience in Latin America. The team is formed by senior portfolio managers with extensive experience in Fixed Income, Rates, Equites and Derivative markets, supported by a solid micro and macroeconomic research team. The Risk, Operational and Compliance Areas have complete exemption and independence from the Portfolio Managers, as well as the necessary experience to practice the governance expected by its investors.

BlueLine’s compensation model, structure and partnership reinforces the stability of the investment teams, representing accountability and a strong alignment of interest with our clients.

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CIO/CEO
31 years of experience in the financial markets. Worked for 17 years at JP Morgan, as head of a group of 38 traders in Latin America, responsible for managing the bank’s entire high-risk portfolio in the region. Between 1994 and 2001, at Banco BBM, Mr. Silva was the partner responsible for the firm’s FX desk, and he achieved the best individual results at the bank in 1999. Also worked as equity manager at Banco Nacional between 1989 and 1993. B.S. in electronic engineering from Rio de Janeiro Federal University, MA in administration from Rio de Janeiro Catholic University, and MBA in finance from IBMEC.
Research
27 years of experience in the financial markets. Chief economist for Brazil at JP Morgan for many years, responsible for treasury support and other lines of business at the bank. Also responsible for publication of reports and presentations for corporate clients and institutional investors, both domestic and foreign. More recently, Mr. Akira was responsible for covering public sector clients. Before joining JP Morgan, Mr. Akira worked at Banco BBV, Tendências Consultoria and MCM Consultores. B.S. and MA in economics from University of São Paulo.
Equities
27 years of experience in the financial markets, focusing on emerging markets of Equities. Portfolio Manager of Emergin Markets Equities and Brics for JP Morgan Asset Management (2006-2014) and for HSBC Asset Management (1999-2003), Portfolio Manager and Partner of Quest Investiments (2003-2006), Investment Analyst and Portfolio Manager for Louis Dreyfus et Cie. (1993-1999). Graduated in Business Administration at EASP-FGV. MBA in Finance at University of São Paulo (USP-FIPE)
Rates
10 years of experience in the financial markets. Worked for JPMorgan during that period, beginning in Middle Office, and then working as trader until 2020. Focus on the interest market, working with local and offshore demands and portfolio risk management. Graduated in economics at Austin Peay State University, in the United States.
COO
23 years of experience in financial markets, working in Pricing, Risk, Compliance and Controlling areas. Mr. Saliby worked for 12 years at Banco BBM as manager in the Pricing, Compliance and Controlling areas, he was also responsible for the relationship with regulation agencies. Mr. Saliby also worked as Risk Manager at Banco CR2 and at Kapitalo, he was responsible for Managerial Controlling. B.S. in Production Engineering at UFRJ. MBA in Finance at FGV-RJ.
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  • Banco BBM
  • JP Morgan
  • Blueline