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The demand for iron ore shows no signs of deceleration: it is an absolutely vital commodity to enable modern life. SouthCapital Mining holds the expertise to explore this opportunity in Brazil, known worldwide for having one of the largest reserves of this resource - in processing environmentally-responsible ways.


Our colored gemstones business caters to institutional investors and asset management firms, such as family offices. We are pioneering the International Gem market and setting out to be a benchmark in this business, with a high-value portfolio. We are supported by renowned partners to ensure compliance across our whole supply chain, while maximizing tax efficiency.


We offer our expertise in international operations to clients, and hold all licenses to advise and serve businesses on import and export process, including customs services.

Real Estate

We are constantly building and expanding our portfolio of assets, focusing on São Paulo as our real estate hub, where we invest in corporate buildings.

SouthCapital Holding do Brasil is a privately-held, independent holding company based in São Paulo, with the purpose to invest and participate in valuable companies and endeavors.

Our main activities are in mining, gemstones, trading and real estate, with a strong focus on growth and sustainability.

Our vision is to build a better future and we want to enable companies and partners to participate in this process.

We are part of IGI Inex Holding (UK) Ltd., a privately-owned Global investment company based in London (UK).

About us

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Executive team

Werner Schmidt | Founder & CEO

Mr. Werner Schmidt, born in Germany, has an extensive background in Business Administration, Accounting and Mining, having founded his first engineering company back in 1984.

Around that time, he completed additional training in open cast mining at Rheinbraun AG, a corporation with mineral reserves in Germany and abroad as well.

He also worked with several other organizations in the mining sector, such as Saarbergwerke AG, Sophia Jacoba and Robecco, Additionally, Schmidt is Chairman of Seabury Capital LLC and its parent company, Seabury International Holdings Inc. ("SIH").

He is focused on supporting and expanding Seabury's new fund management and existing banking businesses.
Mr. Abreu holds a degree in Business Administration from Escola Superior de Administração e Gestão - ESAGS / FGV (Fundação Getúlio Vargas).

He has over 10 years of experience in Audit, Compliance and Risk & Control across multiple industries including Commodities, Manufacturing, Banking and Retail, having worked for global companies such as Ernst & Young, Louis Dreyfus and PwC.
Mrs. Mantovani holds a Law degree from Uninove (São Paulo).

She has over 10 years of experience in Judicial process, petitions, risk and external due diligence, having worked for multiple law firms.

We are a group of passionate and skilled entrepreneurs who are focused on building a network of high-growth, innovative and sustainable businesses, anchored on a foundation of transparency and trust for our partners and investors.

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