SDI Management
About us
Competitive edges
Who we are

About us

SDI Asset Management is a real estate management and consultancy company based in Sao Paulo. SDI was founded by the partners of SDI Real Estate Development, which has been developing properties in the main Brazilian real estate markets since the 1970’s.
We are assertive and faster enough to analyze risks and capture the opportunities in different market cycles. For that, SDI Asset Management works as a high performance trustee, to establish ongoing relationships based on ethics and excellence management and results.




SDI Asset Management’s strategy is to diversify the investments in the real estate market through acquisition, development or retrofit and active asset management. Our focus is in corporate, industrial-logistical, residential and mixed used properties.



Competitive edges

We are a multidisciplinary team with long term expertise in opportunistic investments, focusing on the rehabilitation and creation of real estate assets.

We have agility in identifying opportunities in different market cycles, considering the risks associated with each business.



Who we are

Arthur José de Abreu Pereira is the founding partner of the SDI group, Aldan and NEST. Since 1974, he has participated in over 80 large development projects in Sao Paulo. Mr. Abreu Pereira is a council member of WCF Childhood Foundation Brazil, founded by Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden to help at risk children and teenagers.  He is also one of the founders of ICE – Instituto de Citadania Empreserial, a non-profit organisation which supports social developments in poorer communities.  Mr. Abreu Pereira graduated in Business Administration from Fundaçao Getulio Vargas University

André de Abreu Pereira is one of the founders of SDI Management, SDI Property Development and SDI Wealth Management.  He is responsible for management, structuring of new projects, and risk management.  Mr. Abreu Pereira has worked in the investment industry since 2004, and has participated in the investment of over R$1.2 billion.  Prior to SDI, he worked at Audi as a Customer Relationship Project Manager.  He graduated in business Administration from Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing (ESPM), and the OPM 45, Harvard University.

Dario de Abreu Pereira Neto has worked with property investments, construction and asset management since 194.  he has been responsible for the development of projects, from conceptualisation to final commercialisation, location and/or sale of over 60 buildings, for example FL 4300, FL 4440, Millenium Office Park, Berrini 500 and 1681, Ohtake Cultural and Santa Catarina. Mr. Pereira Neto graduated in business and also holds an MBA from Fundaçao Getulio Vargas.

Narciso has been involved in construction and project management since 1983. He is responsible for environmental assessments of sites, coordinating architects and engineers, and procuring government grants. He is regularly highly involved in the management of projects during the construction phase.  He holds a degree in engineering from Universidade Mackenzie.

Alexandre is responsible for financial administration and analysis at SDI.  He has worked in the property field since 1999.  He began his career at Serplan, in the commercial and sales divisions, becoming a commercial director a year later.  Before this he worked in financial services at Coinvalores and Siemens AG, as a financial controller on their projects with Telecom.  Mr. Abreu Pereira holds a business degree from PUC and completed courses in finance and statistics while at Coinvalores, and has also studied at UC San Diego.

Rafael has experience in the financial market for more than 15 years, when he joined the investment management company Tarpon Investimentos in 2002 where he worked until 2006.

After, he founded Delos Asset Management, a company focused on the equities investments, until it sold the company in late 2012.

Later he worked as equity manager at Valora Investimentos and also at the multi family office Berkana Patrimônio.

Rafael holds a degree in business administration from FAAP and holds a CGA certificate from Anbima and is authorized by the CVM as a Licensed Portfolio Manager.

Leonardo Canellas Vianna is responsible for the compliance and risks management, origination, structuring and execution of investments at SDI Asset Management. He has worked in the property industry since 2004, and has participated in the acquisition of property assets with a total value of over R$1.8 billion, the development of residential projects, shopping centres, industrial parks and hotels, totalling over R$700 million, and was a member of the LOG Commercial Property Investment Committee, which administrates over 625,000sqm of ABL’s commercial assets, spread over 8 states in Brazil. Before joining SDI, he worked as a Senior Associate at Starwood Capital, Investment and Strategic Planning Director at Brookfield Asset Management and Senior Analyst at Banco CR2 de Investimentos. Leonardo holds a degree in Economic Studies from Faculdade IBMEC, a post-graduate degree from the University of Western Sydney, and a Master in Corporate Finance from Macquarie University.

Márcia participates in project feasibility analyses as well as accompanying the financial management of equity investments, holdings and their SPEs.  She has been working in the property sector since 2010.  Before SDI, she was placed in charge of coordinating accounts audits at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, where she worked for four years.  Mrs. Yamamoto holds a degree in Computer Sciences from UMIFEI and an accountancy degree from UNIP.  She has also completed a Masters in Financial Management, Control and Auditing at FGV.

Priscila participates in project feasibility analyses as well as accompanying the financial management of equity investments, holdings and their SPEs.  She has been working in the property sector since 2012. Prior to joining SDI she worked in the financial departments of Inbrands and Zara, sShe has experience in the financial sector since 2007. Mrs. Chaves graduated in Economics from Universidade Mackenzie, before completing a post-graduate course in Business finance at the same university.