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.
published by Editor on May 10th, 2010
published by Editor on February 25th, 2010
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?
published by Editor on February 10th, 2010
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.
published by Editor on December 17th, 2009
LAVCA 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.
published by Editor on November 6th, 2009
LAVCA 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.
published by Editor on October 12th, 2009
LAVCA 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.
published by Editor on September 3rd, 2009
LAVCA 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.