Brunel Partners is a boutique capital advisory firm that identifies and partners with talented investment managers pursuing unique investment opportunities across predominately North and Latin America.



The partners of Brunel have been providing strategic guidance and capital raising services to top-tier asset managers for over 15 years.


This includes large established managers as well as niche specialists across verticals such as Public & Private Equity, Real Estate, Credit, Infrastructure and Special Situations. Brunel is based in Sao Paulo, Brazil with an office in New York, through our US distribution partner, Stonehaven LLC.




Timothy Chamberlain 

Partner & Co founder

Tim has been based in Sao Paulo since 2010, firstly as an investor and partner in an Agribusiness focused finance firm, and later working on the restructuring of a large local asset manager. He established his own firm Cabrera Co, which focused on capital raising and advisory, at the end of 2013.


Tim began his career with Euromoney Institutional Investor in Hong Kong in 2000, and joined the hedge fund database Eurekahedge at its launch in Singapore in 2002. He worked for Eureka for 8 years, helping to launch their capital raising business, Eureka Capital Partners and opening their New York office in 2004.


Daniel Rummery

Partner & Co founder

Dan set up LatAm Capital Partners in Sao Paulo when he moved to Brazil in 2013. Dan also co-founded Ridgeway Capital LLC in 2007. Ridgeway Capital, headquartered in New York, is a leading global placement agent.


Daniel started his capital raising activities at TARA Capital, a European hedge fund marketing firm, where he focused on global asset raising with a focus on bringing international investors to Brazil. He has been successful in raising over USD 1bn for Brazilian Managers in both funds and direct transactions. He is also an active shareholder of Green Capital S.A and an active direct private equity investor in the Brazilian hospitality and fashion sectors.


Oliver Tilleard


Oliver focuses on international relationship building for Brunel. Prior to joining Brunel Partners, Oliver raised capital as a Senior Broker for a UK based, FCA regulated FX brokerage, City Credit Capital. 

Prior to City Credit Capital, Oliver worked as an Associate Broker at Lumina International in Sao Paulo. Prior to Lumina International, Mr. Tilleard served in several business development roles in the United Kingdom. Mr. Tilleard holds the Series 7 & 63 registrations with FINRA

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Nick Smale 


Nick joined Brunel in 2018 to focus on building relationships internationally and within Brazil. Previously Nick worked for Explora Investments, a LatAm long/short manager based in Sao Paulo.

Was Head of IR and Capital Raising at Matterhorn Investment Management, a global emerging markets hedge fund based between London and Hong Kong.
Nick began his career at DC Advisory, a European M&A based in London. Nick graduated with a BSc in Economics and Geography from University College London and holds the Series 63 registrations with FINRA.



Our clients are asset management firms that have a strong understanding of their core competence and a clear value proposition for investors, and local companies looking for strategic guidance and capital. We look across asset classes and strategies to find talented teams who are experts in a given area, presenting a sustainable edge that creates a compelling opportunity. We like the teams that we partner with to be strongly aligned with investors that might choose to partner with them.

We highly customize our strategy and service for every client and opportunity to tailor our service to their needs.

Through our team of experienced industry professionals, Brunel Partners provides customized guidance and capital raising services for alternative asset managers, companies and investors focused on the region.


Strategic alliance


Stonehaven, LLC is Brunel Partners’ broker dealer and US distribution partner. Stonehaven is a leading global capital raising platform designed to strategically connect select investment opportunities with their extensive network of sophisticated investors.




"Alts filling a huge gap for Brazilian family offices"

A recent interview with our founding partner Daniel Rummery for Alternatives Watch. 




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