Mario Spinola joined Principia Capital Partners in December 2017. Previously he was a founding partner of Victoria Capital Partners and DLJ South American Partners based in São Paulo. In 1996, Mr. Spinola joined Banco Garantia, after working in private equity and M&A with International Venture Partners and Capitaltec Consultoria Econômica for four years. During his 10-year tenure with Banco Garantia and Credit Suisse, Mr. Spinola was responsible for the execution and monitoring of private equity investments in TAM Linhas Aéreas, América Latina Logística and NET Serviços. Mr. Spinola received a degree in civil engineering from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Mr. Spinola currently serves on the board of Cellera Farma and LPS Brasil, having previously served on the boards of Damásio Educacional, Grupo Technos, América Latina Logística, Brazil Trade Shows and TAM Linhas Aéreas.