Eduardo Gutierrez joined DPI in September 2008 with 12 years of African Private Equity experience, having previously been an Executive Director of Brait South Africa Limited and Brait private equity Division, as well as Principal of Brait’s Private Equity Fund III and Brait’s Private Equity Fund IV.
Brait is one of South Africa’s leading private equity firms with a strong investment track record.
His responsibilities included originating investment ideas and accountability for executing investments, as well as fundraising and investor relations.
He was actively involved in the management of investment teams and review of their performance, as well as the management of investments once concluded and ensuring that investment plans were achieved. Several investments effected and managed by Eduardo have been or are listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
Prior to Brait, Eduardo was a Corporate Finance Manager at JCI Limited, a large South African based mining house. He advised the executive committee on various corporate finance and business development matters.
A qualified chartered accountant, Eduardo trained at KPMG in South Africa, where he worked on and managed statutory audits of a number of companies across various industries before becoming a Senior Consultant in the Forensic & Investigative Accounting Group.
Eduardo Gutierrez holds a B.Sc. (Med.) (Majors in Biochemistry and Physiology) and B.Sc. (Med.) Honours (Medical Biochemistry) from Cape Town University (1988 and 1989, respectively). He is a citizen of South Africa and Spain.