Global Environment Fund appoints MD

Global Environment Fund has appointed Anibal Wadih as a managing director based in São Paulo, Brazil as a member of the Latin America investment team. He joins GEF from Canepa Management where he was a partner responsible for direct investments and business development throughout Latin America.

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Global Environment Fund (GEF) announced that Anibal Wadih has joined the
firm as a Managing Director based in São Paulo, Brazil as a member of the Latin America investment team.
He joins GEF from Canepa Management where he was a partner responsible for direct investments and
business development throughout Latin America. Previously, Mr. Wadih was a Managing Director with
Macquarie Capital, where he led a private capital merchant banking team investing in Latin America with a
focus on the infrastructure and agribusiness sectors. While at Macquarie, he participated in a wide range of
private equity transactions as well as the development of private equity and mezzanine fund platforms for the
region where he served as an investment committee member. Prior to Macquarie, he was a senior member of
the M&A group with Deutsche Bank in Latin America focusing on financial sponsors. Mr. Wadih holds a
Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) from Universidad Simon Bolivar (Venezuela), a
Master’s in Finance from IESA (Venezuela), and an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York
University.
About Global Environment Fund
Global Environment Fund has been investing around the world for 25 years in businesses that provide costeffective
solutions to pressing energy, resource and environmental challenges. GEF’s investments draw upon
decades of operating experience in three distinct markets—US-based companies providing leading
environmental and clean energy technologies and services; emerging market businesses in rapidly growing
clean energy and environmental services markets; and timberlands in attractive locations in the southern
hemisphere. The firm has investment teams based in Washington, D.C., Brazil, India, China, and South
Africa. GEF currently manages approximately one billion dollars in private equity investments for
institutional investors including university endowments, foundations, family offices and pension funds.
www.globalenvironmentfund.com
Contact:
Global Environment Fund
George McPherson
240-482-8933
gmcpherson@globalenvironmentfund.com