Fernando Lamas is a Managing Director on the Distribution Team at Lafayette Square. Prior to joining Lafayette, Fernando was Partner at Ohana Real Estate Investors, a private equity firm focused on investing in equity and credit opportunities within the hospitality space.
Previously, he was a Managing Partner at BTG Pactual, a diversified global investment platform, where he served as the Global Head of Distribution for the Asset Management Division. Fernando led all the business development activities, resided on the firm’s Asset Management Committee, managed key strategic relationships globally, and oversaw the launch of numerous investment verticals.
Prior to joining BTG Pactual in 2010, Fernando was a senior Managing Director and Partner at BSE Management where he was in charge of business development and marketing. Fernando also served as Executive Director in the Prime Services Division at UBS Investment Bank and also served as Vice President in the Private Client Services Division at Credit Suisse First Boston (formerly Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette).
Fernando holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Tulane University and an MBA from Columbia University.