Gonçalo Vaz Botelho

Managing Partner / CEO

Gonçalo started his career at Banco Português do Atlântico and BNP (nowadays BNP Paribas). He was the Executive Director responsible for the Large Companies Division at Banco Pinto & Sotto Mayor, Banco Totta & Açores and Banco Chemical Finance (1996- 2000).

At the turn of the millennium he moved to Caixa Geral de Depósitos , and went on to become the Executive Director responsible for the Clients Division (2000 – 2004) and for the International Clients Division ( 2004 – 2005). Later, he was appointed a Member of the Board of Directors and of the Executive Committee of Caixa Banco de Investimento (2005 – 2012).

In 2012 he left Caixa and joined Banif Group as member of the Board of Directors of Banif- Banco Internacional do Funchal (2012-2013). He joined Banco Finantia in 2013 as Vice President of the Executive Committee and Head of Corporate Finance. Gonçalo has a long track record in Capital Markets, having led major Portuguese Privatization Processes, key Fixed Income Transactions, Project Finance and M&A operations, both Domestic and Cross Border.

Gonçalo has a degree in Business Administration from the Católica School of Business and an MBA in Marketing from the same school. He has also attended the Financial Management Program at Stanford Business School and the Advanced Management Program at Kellogg School of Management.

Email: goncalo.botelho@bancoinvest.pt

"Our team has a vast experience in banking. We are ready to help."

Pedro Benites

Managing Partner

Pedro joined Invest Corporate Finance in 2018. Previously Pedro was Managing Director of Banco Finantia where he has held various positions since 1992.

He was the Treasurer of the bank before joining the Corporate Banking Department. Amongst his responsibilities, Pedro advised clients in M&A and in Special Financial Operations, namely related with Asset Finance, Securitizations, Project Finance and Restructurings, including advising the government in privatizations and PPP’s.

Pedro has a long experience advising in several sectors and infrastructures for domestic and international companies. Pedro Benites has a degree in Business Administration from Universidade Católica de Lisboa and has taken several courses covering financial products at INSEAD (France) - International Faculty of Finance and at Swiss Bank Corporation (currently UBS).

Email: pedro.benites@bancoinvest.pt

"Our team has a vast experience in banking. We are ready to help."

Miguel Delfino


Miguel Delfino joined Banco Invest in 2018. Miguel has over 10 years of experience in Corporate Investment Banking activities.

Previously he worked for Banco Finantia as a Deputy Director of the Corporate Finance (2009-2018) where he performed several domestic and cross-border M&A and Debt Raising assignments.

Previously, Miguel worked in Banco Finantia’s Treasury and Capital Markets areas (2007-2009), where he developed activities related to fixed income, securitizations, structured and derivative products. His experience includes research at Universidade Católica Portuguesa.

Miguel holds a degree in Business Administration from Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics and a Post-graduation in Telecommunications and Computer Engineering from ISCTE-IUL.

Email: miguel.delfino@bancoinvest.pt

"Our team has a vast experience in banking. We are ready to help."