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Vinci Partners Investimentos Ltda.

PRI reporting framework 2020

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Promoting responsible investment

SG 09. Collaborative organisations / initiatives

09.1. Select the collaborative organisation and/or initiatives of which your organisation is a member or in which it participated during the reporting year, and the role you played.

Select all that apply

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting period (see definitions)

Provide a brief commentary on the level of your organisation’s involvement in the initiative. [Optional]

Since mid 2018 we´ve started to get closer to the senior executive of PRI in Latin America and to engage in local initiatives. We have joined local round tables with Brazilian Signatories and we indicated one of our professionals from the Legal/ Compliance department to join the task force to discuss improvements in anti-corruption and integrity policies in portfolio companies



          Ethics Committee Full Time Member - Anbima (act as spokesperson of the committee in interviews)
Compliance Committee Full Time Member - Anbima

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting year (see definitions)

Provide a brief commentary on the level of your organisation’s involvement in the initiative. [Optional]

Lywal Salles, is a partner at Vinci and director at Anbima (National Association of Investment Banks and Asset Managers) and was a member of the Ethics Committee during the reporting year

Julya Wellisch, is a partner at Vinci responsible for Legal and Compliance is a member of the Compliance Committee of Anbima


Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting year (see definitions)

Provide a brief commentary on the level of your organisation’s involvement in the initiative. [Optional]


Vinci Partners has been introduced to TENT by IFC. Vinci Partners has engaged its portfolio companies to hire refugees as an entry job that typically requires less qualification and where language barriers can be overcame.

SG 09.2. Assets managed by PRI signatories (Not Applicable)

SG 10. Promoting RI independently

10.1. Indicate if your organisation promotes responsible investment, independently of collaborative initiatives.

10.2. Indicate the actions your organisation has taken to promote responsible investment independently of collaborative initiatives. Provide a description of your role in contributing to the objectives of the selected action and the typical frequency of your participation/contribution.


          Our Chief of Legal and Compliance, a former CVM´s General Counsel, organizes an annual one day event aiming at improving responsible investments in "FIPs". FIPs have been a source of wrong doings that were the opposite example of a responsible investments. The program aims at Local Pension Funds, Public Agents and Institutional Clients and is sponsored and organized by Vinci with external speakers from the Federal Attorney Office, CVM (i.e. Brazilian SEC); Law Firms, Regulators and others.

Frequency of contribution


          Gustavo Cortes, partner of the Vinci Partners' Credit group, participated in the Intersolar South America 2019, Latin America’s largest exhibition and conference for the solar industry
Roberto Leuzinger and Rodrigo Rocha, shared their insights in the SDG Dialogues, a round table held jointly by Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), Rede Brasil do Pacto Global about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Affordable and Clean Energy, and Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

Frequency of contribution


          On all of our investments in Private Markets (Private Equity, Real Estate and Infrastructure) we encourage the adoption of PRI and ESG practices

Frequency of contribution


          Julya Sotto Mayor Wellisch, our head of Legal and Compliance, wrote a paper under the title "Responsible Investments in the XXI Century: Asset Management, ESG and Regulatory aspects". The article, wrote together with Alexandre Pinheiro dos Santos, superintendent of CVM was published in the second semester of 2019 as a chapter of a book . (the article is in Portuguese only)

Frequency of contribution


          One of our professionals from the Legal/ Compliance team is a member of a PRI working group aiming at improving the anti-corruption and integrity policies and procedures of the portfolio companies

Frequency of contribution

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          Participation on the PEI Responsible Investments Forum in NY (March 2019)


          Our head or Investor Relations for Private Markets investments, Pedro Quintella, participated on the PEI Responsible Investment Forum and brought his insights to the RI team

Frequency of contribution

10.3. Describe any additional actions and initiatives that your organisation has taken part in during the reporting year to promote responsible investment [Optional]

Carolina Meira, member of our Legal and Compliance team is Vinci´s representative at the PRI Work Group on anti-corruption and integrity policies and procedures.

Vinci organized (together with a Brazilian Law Firm) and hosted one of the official events of the third World Investor Week (WIW) which was a week-long, global campaign promoted by IOSCO to raise awareness about the importance of investor education and protection. The event, named “ESG Risks and climate changes: what comes next”, counted on speakers from Vinci itself, CVM, UNEP FI, PRI, Climate Policy Initiative, among others.

SG 11. Dialogue with public policy makers or standard setters

11.1. Indicate if your organisation - individually or in collaboration with others - conducted dialogue with public policy makers or regulators in support of responsible investment in the reporting year.

If yes

11.2. Select the methods you have used.

11.3. Where you have made written submissions (individually or collaboratively) to governments and regulatory authorities, indicate if these are publicly available.

11.4. Provide a brief description of the main topics your organisation has engaged with public policy-makers or regulators on.

Participated in meetings with CVM (Brazilian SEC) and Previc (regulator of local pension funds) regarding the regulation of FIPs (financial vehicle used to invest in participation of companies and projects) - special attention to compliance, anti-bribery and anti-corruption measures