Bryan D’Aguiar supports the damages and forensic investigations team with financial and valuation insights and analysis across the world. He has provided expert evidence on valuation and damages in several international cases and arbitrations. He has been recognized by Who’s Who Legal as a Future Leader in Arbitration.
Mr. D’Aguiar has more than 20 years of analytical and institutional investing experience in emerging and frontier markets. With a deep understanding of the competitive and business environment in almost 60 countries, he conducts research and valuations across multiple sectors. He has helped institutional investors invest in these markets using various structures, and his work has won numerous awards for high returns through market-leading strategies.
Joining Secretariat in the firm’s acquisition of Versant Partners, Mr. D’Aguiar’s experience includes managing emerging market portfolios at The RockCreek Group and Ashmore Group. While at Ashmore, he also sat on the Investment Committee and served as a board member at Ashmore Investment Saudi Arabia.
Mr. D’Aguiar worked in the Middle East for 15 years and was responsible for building research teams at NCB Capital (the securities arm of Saudi Arabia’s largest bank) and SICO Bahrain. He also worked in Asia for 15 years and began his career in India at Mumbai-based B&K Securities, where he was an Asiamoney-rated financials analyst and an investment strategist with the institutional equities team.