José Thompson is a director in the M&A Advisory practice of Kroll, based in the Sao Paulo, Brazil office. José has more than 17 years of corporate finance experience in both valuation and M&A assignments. His recent experience encompasses multiple industries, including chemicals, agribusiness, energy distribution, business process outsourcing, sugar and ethanol, logistics and IT.
José’s M&A background includes both origination and execution of buy and sell side mandates for financial and strategic investors, as well as economic valuations (including purchase price allocation reports), dispute analyses and project finance.
Prior to Kroll, José was a director in the M&A practice of PwC, where he also gathered relevant due diligence experience as a manager in the Transaction Services team.
José holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (EAESP-FGV) in São Paulo, and an MBA from INSPER (Ibmec) in São Paulo, with a specialization in finance.
José is fluent in English, in addition to his native language, Portuguese and he is proficient in German and Spanish.
Corporate Finance and Restructuring
M&A advisory, restructuring and insolvency, debt advisory, strategic alternatives, transaction diligence and independent financial opinions.
Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Advisory
Kroll’s investment banking practice has extensive experience in M&A deal strategy and structuring, capital raising, transaction advisory services and financial sponsor coverage. Duff & Phelps acquired Kroll in 2018 and unified under the Kroll brand in 2020.
Private Capital Markets – Debt Advisory
Kroll has extensive experience raising capital for middle-market companies to support a wide range of transactions. Duff & Phelps acquired Kroll in 2018 and unified under the Kroll brand in 2020.
Transaction Advisory Services
Kroll’s Transaction Advisory Services platform offers corporate and financial investors with deep accounting and technical expertise, commercial knowledge, industry insight and seamless analytical services throughout the deal continuum. Duff & Phelps acquired Kroll in 2018 and unified under the Kroll brand in 2020.