PÉRCIO FREIRE RODRIGUES DE SOUZA
Pércio de Souza graduated in 1985 from UFPR in civil engineering and initiated his career in the Corporate area of Citibank in 1984. In 1992, he joined BBA Creditanstalt, where he became a partner and statutory director responsible for investment banking. He departed BBA in December 2002 to found Estáter Assessoria, a company specialized in large merger and acquisitions transactions. In 2009, he established Estáter GA, an investment holding, with the goal of participating in and managing companies. Today, GA invests in 3 private companies in Brazil, one in the United States, and acts as strategy coordinator and manager of Banco Voiter. In 2010, the partners of Estáter created Instituto Estáter which develops activities related to social responsibility, particularly to children and their insertion in society. The Instituto has supported actively projects such as: Fazendo A Nossa História; Parceiros da Educação; Pro-Saber; Instituto Rodrigo Mendes; Amigos do Bem; and scholarships for Universidade Einstein.
Since March 2020, the Instituto has been working on projects related to Covid-19, leading research for a better understanding of the evolution of the infection, as well as volunteer work for the most vulnerable Brazilian communities, with the goal of supporting initiatives aiming to reduce the mortality rate.