"Talent wins games,

but teamwork and intelligence

wins championships."

Michael Jordan


Pedro Correia da Silva

Managing Partner

Founding partner of ActiveCap, he has been previously Director of BCP Capital, the private equity division of Millennium BCP and Director of IMGA – Gestão de Activos (formerly Millennium Gestão de Activos).

Pedro has more than 20 years of experience in the asset management area, managing investments in Portuguese companies (large and small capitalizations, listed and unlisted) in a number of different sectors.

Pedro Correia da Silva also completed a specialization in Private Equity from the London Business School, holds an MBA from the Catholic University of Portugal and a degree in Economics from the Universidade Lusíada.

Francisco Martins

Managing Partner

Partner at ActiveCap, he was previously Fund Manager at F&C Investments and Director at ThirdWay Africa.

Francisco has over 14 years of experience in corporate finance, capital markets and asset management in Europe, Africa and the USA.

Francisco Martins holds an MBA from the Darden School of Business (UVA) and has a degree in economics from Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

João Ferreira Marques

Managing Partner

Founding partner of ActiveCap, Senior Advisor at Bain Capital Credit, formerly CIO at WhiteStar Asset Solutions and Managing Director at Arrow Global Group plc.

João has more than 20 years of experience in credit and investment banking, namely in structuring and securitization, principal and distressed.

João Ferreira Marques also completed a Master’s in Business Economics and Finance from Manchester Business School, holds a postgraduate degree in Financial Markets from CEMAG / Indeg, a BA in Economics from UL and a BSc in Accounting and Management

Paulo Guerreiro

Senior Adviser

Business Development Manager.

Paulo was previously Head of Equity Sales for the brokerage companies of Banco Mello, BCP and Espírito Santo and also Head of Equities at Banco Santander de Negócios in Lisbon.

He started his career as a financial analyst at Carnegie, one of the largest Scandinavian investment banks.

He has more than 25 years of experience in promoting financial products and services to institutional investors in North America, Europe and Asia.

After a degree in Business Management and Organization, in 2015 he completed a postgraduation degree in Financial Analysis at ISEG, obtaining the qualification of Chartered European Financial Analyst.

Susana Martins da Silva

Office Manager & Marketing

Susana joined ActiveCap as an administrative and financial officer, and is also responsible for Communication and Marketing.

Previously Susana worked at Hovione Capital, SCR S.A. as Office Manager and in the management of Events and Digital Marketing, and has several years of experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry.

Susana Martins da Silva has a degree in International Relations and several degrees in Marketing and Communication.

Rui Ferreira

Trainee Analyst

Rui is a trainee analyst at ActiveCap.

He has professional experiences at Millennium Investment Banking and Verallia Portugal. He was also Teaching Assistant at the Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics.

Rui is enrolled in a Double Degree in Finance and Management simultaneously in Católica-Lisbon SBE and ESCP Business School and has a degree in Economics from Católica-Lisbon SBE

Advisory Board

Comprised of reputable industry leaders, our Advisory Board has a key role in the strategic development of our firm, ensuring a diversity of opinions based on their distinguished and complementary professional experiences.

Specialist Advisors

Our Specialist Advisors are highly qualified professionals in specific functional and sectorial areas of expertise, who advise our Investment Team and act as Operating Partners in our portfolio companies.