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SAO PAULO, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Grupo BTG Pactual SA missed second-quarter profit estimates on Tuesday as revenue tumbled amid efforts by Latin America's largest independent investment bank to downsize.
Net income totaled about 940 million reais ($299 million) last quarter, below the average consensus estimate of 1.1 billion reais compiled by Thomson Reuters. Profit slumped 12 percent from the prior three months, falling below the 1 billion-real threshold for the first time in five quarters.
$1 = 3.1455 Brazilian reais Reporting by Guillermo Parra-Bernal; Editing by Sandra Maler