Julio Bozano

About Julio Bozano

Birth Place: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil

Julio Bozano Net Worth

Julio Bozano was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil. Julio Bozano made a fortune in banking and used some of it to back low-cost Brazilian airline, Azul Linhas Aereas, launched by JetBlue founder David Neeleman. In 2015 both United Airlines and China's HNA Group acquired separate stakes in Azul, giving the Brazilian airline a valuation of more than $1.7 billion. In 2000, he sold his Brazilian bank, Banco Bozano & Simonsen, to Spain's Banco Santander Central Hispano for a reported $550 million. In early 2013, Bozano acquired stakes in Brazilian asset management firms Mercatto Investimentos, BR Investimentos, and Trapezus Asset Management and merged them into Bozano Investimentos, now one of Brazil's largest private equity firms with over with $1.1 billion under management. Backed by European media conglomerate Bertelsmann, Bozano Investimentos raised $309 million in 2015 to launch a private equity fund focused on the education sector in Brazil. In 2016, Equity International (EI), owned by American Billionaire Sam Zell, invested over $100 million in Brazil's largest parking operator Estapar, one of the 33 companies of Bozano Investimentos portfolio. A thoroughbred horse owner, Bozano owns more than 300 mares in farms around the world. He is also an art collector and owns more than 100 paintings by artists including Picasso and contemporary Brazilian painter Beatriz Milhares. He reportedly splits his time between his farm in Greenwich, Connecticut and Rio de Janeiro.
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💰 Net worth: $1.77 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2009 $1.1 Billion
2010 $1.1 Billion
2011 $1.3 Billion
2012 $1.3 Billion
2013 $1.4 Billion
2014 $1.6 Billion
2015 $1.6 Billion
2016 $1.6 Billion
2017 $1.8 Billion
2018 $1.82 Billion

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Biography/Timeline

1961

In 1961, Bozano formed financial services firm Grupo Bozano with Mario Henrique Simonsen. He later co-founded Banco Bozano Simonsen, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil-based investment bank, which was acquired by a Spanish bank Santander in 2000, where Bozano made his major part of fortune. In 1986, he started horse breeding farm, Haras Santa Maria De Araras, through which he reportedly owns more than 300 mares. In 2014, Bozano Investimentos set up a new private equity fund, which buys shares in companies, of RS 800 million (or US $ 309 million) focused on the education sector.

2008

He made his fortune (estimated at $1.7 billion in 2008) in the Finance and banking industries as the co-founder of Banco Bozano Simonsen. In 2000 he sold Banco Bozano Simonsen to Spain's Banco Santander Central Hispano. He currently owns an 11 percent interest in Brazilian jetmaker Embraer which has a value of roughly $825 million. Bozano lives in Greenwich, Connecticut, and has a pied-à-terre in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.