Member Firm Profile: An Interview with Ernest Bachrach, Advent International

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Member Firm Profile: An Interview with Ernest Bachrach, Advent International

The Latin America PE/VC Report spoke with Ernest Bachrach, Managing Partner and Co-Head of Latin America for Advent International. Founded in 1984, the firm recently raised the largest-ever private equity fund dedicated to the region.

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An Interview with Alvaro Goncalves, Stratus Investimentos

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An Interview with Alvaro Goncalves, Stratus Investimentos

LAVCA spoke with Alvaro Goncalves, Managing Partner of Stratus Investimentos. Founded in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 1999, Stratus manages a $285 million mid-market private equity fund, which includes a mezzanine infrastructure fund in joint venture with Darby Overseas. Stratus is currently raising capital for the buyout platform and real estate.

LAVCA: How do you differentiate yourself strategically from other funds active in Brazil?

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LAVCA Member Darby Overseas to Raise $150 million for Colombia fund

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February 10, 2010 (Bloomberg). – Darby Overseas Investments Ltd, the private equity unit of Franklin Resources Inc., will finish raising the first $150 million this month for a fund that will invest in Colombian infrastructure, fund chief Jorge Castellanos said.
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Erik Peterson, from Aureos Capital, speaks about Central America

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firm-profiles-imageLAVCA spoke with Erik Peterson, Regional Managing Partner of Aureos Capital’s $184 million pan-regional Aureos Latin American Fund (ALAF).  In addition to ALAF, which held a final closing earlier this year, Aureos also operates the $21 million EMERGE Fund, which focuses specifically on Central America and the Dominican Republic, and is currently in divestment stage of its $36 million Aureos Central America Fund.  Aureos Capital manages over $1.2 billion globally.

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An Interview with Tim Purcell, Linzor Capital Partners

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firm-profiles-imageLAVCA spoke with Tim Purcell, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Linzor Capital Partners LP.  Based in Santiago, Chile, Linzor manages a $200 million private equity fund that is focused on mid-cap buyouts with a stated interest in industrial, service and retail sectors throughout Latin America.  The fund has made 4 investments since its inception in 2006.

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An Interview with Alejandro Quentin, Pampa Capital

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firm-profiles-imageLAVCA spoke with Alejandro Quentin, Founder & CEO of Latin America-based private equity firm Pampa Capital.  Founded in 2005, Pampa Capital invests in companies in the agribusiness value chain through its fund Pampa Agribusiness Fund LP.  With $365 million in assets under management, Pampa focuses on companies primarily in Argentina and Brazil, and selectively in Chile, Peru and Uruguay.

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Christopher Meyn, Gávea Investimentos

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firm-profiles-imageLAVCA spoke with Christopher Meyn, a Partner at Rio de Janeiro-based investment fund manager Gávea Investimentos.  Gávea has approximately $4.8 billion in assets under management and operates private equity funds, hedge funds and other wealth management services.  In July of 2008, Gávea closed on $1.3 billion for its third private equity fund, which has already invested half its capital.

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