Miguel Pais do Amaral

Has a graduate degree in Engineering by Instituto Superior Técnico and a MBA degree by INSEAD.

His professional career initiated his professional career at Goldman Sachs’ London branch and in 1987, he founded Fininter and the investments holding Alfa Capital.

In 1991, Miguel began in Portugal the activity of Private Equity European funds known as Euroknights, being afterwards responsible for the activity of those funds in Portugal and in Spain. In 1995, Miguel Pais do Amaral founded the Media Capital group, which became the leading media company in Portugal, working in Television Production, Internet, Radio, Musical Production and Cinematographic Production. The Media Capital Group made an IPO in 2004 and its control was alienated to Prisa group in 2005.

From 2007 onwards, he concentrated his business activities on The Quifel Group and then made various different investments in many business sectors.