António joins Bondstone from MarginKey, a Portugal-based consulting firm focused on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), in which he was founding partner and CEO. He is passionate about entrepreneurship and the private equity industry, having previously served in a leading Portuguese private equity firm, Oxy Capital.
‘As an executive who has worked with multiple fast-growing companies in the investment and private equity industry, I am excited by the challenge of joining Bondstone and helping the firm achieve its ambitious investments plan,’ said António Dias. ‘The team is committed to Bondstone’s vision and has worked incredibly hard to grow into one of the most renowned and fast-growing real estate investment management teams in Portugal. I look forward to helping Bondstone reach even greater heights.’
António earned his undergraduate degree in Law from Lisbon University, a master’s in management from Nova SBE and also holds an MBA from Nova SBE and Católica Lisbon (The Lisbon MBA) in partnership with MIT’s Sloan School of Management.
During his career, António also served in various roles in corporate finance and in the private equity industry, namely as CFO at Bright Partners, as part of the investment team at 3i Group and as an associate at Millennium BCP bank, after starting his career at Garrigues, a prominent Iberian law firm.
CEO Paulo Loureiro said: ‘António has a strong track record serving as a corporate finance and private equity professional for renowned and high-growth companies, which is a perfect fit for Bondstone as we continue our rapid expansion in the Portuguese real estate market’.