R. Alexandre Herculano 25, 4º andar
Phone number+351 912 686 658
Heed is an asset management firm that focuses on investment funds and financial advisory across different geographies.
Formerly known as Dunas Capital, the company was created almost two decades ago and has been steadily growing in numbers, while also expanding its role in providing clients with a versatile, highly focused, independent approach to the highly dynamic environment of global markets.
Our international track record speaks volumes about who we are, but we are firm believers that the key to success lies in who we are and how we get there.
Joaquim Luiz Gomes
Chairman of the Board of Directors
CEO and founding partner of Dunas Capital. He began his professional career at Fidelity in 1987, having also worked at Carnegie and administrated a fund based in Guernsey (the “European Growth Fund”). He was one of the founding partners of Midas Investimentos, and after its acquisition by Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria he took control over the private banking sector of this group in Portugal “BBVA Privanza Portugal”. He has a degree in Law by Universidade Clássica de Lisboa and also holds an MBA in Finances from the University of Manchester. He is an active member of the Portuguese Forum for Competitiveness.
Pedro Fernandes e Fernandes
CIO and partner at Dunas Capital. He began his career at Grupo BCP in 1989 as a financial analyst and next became manager of fixed income in the asset management department of this Group. He was also an investment director at ESAF and held various positions in the board of directors at Grupo Finibanco, where he was namely director of investments of the fund management company and director of bank asset management department. He has a degree in Economics by Universidade Católica de Lisboa.
President of the Executive Committee
CFO and partner at Dunas Capital. He began his career as a “Process Improvement” consultant at Ernst & Young. He joined the financial department of Midas Investimentos and after its acquisition by Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria he took up the responsibility of the financial department of BBVA Privanza Portugal, where he worked until 2004. Before he began at Dunas Capital, in 2010, he was also financial director of a tourism company. He has a degree in Economics by Universidade Católica de Lisboa.
António Miguel Gago da Silva Corrêa Figueira
António is a serial entrepreneur with a long track-record in various sectors with a focus in insurance, real estate and agribusiness, both in Portugal and Brazil. He entered the workplace in 1981 working first in re-insurance and then insurance consulting and broking. In 1994 he was appointed CEO of Ecosel, an insurance broker later acquired by Millennium BCP, and in 2009 (re)founded Luso-Atlântica, another insurance broker acquired by the French Insurance Broker Verlingue SAS in 2021. António has been a consultant to the Portuguese pharmacists’ mutual pension fund MONAF since 1985 and became a partner of Heed Capital in 2019.
Gustavo Caiuby Guimarães
Gustavo began his professional career at G5 Evercore (current G5 Partners) in São Paulo in 2008, working in the wealth management area until 2017. Then Gustavo started studying an MBA program in Barcleona and joined the Heed team in 2019. Today, he is director of the Wealth Management area and responsible for new business development.