(General Atlantic) January 17, 2012 – General Atlantic LLC (“GA”), a leading global growth equity firm, today announced that Martin Escobari has joined the firm as a managing director and head of its São Paulo, Brazil office and Latin American investing program. Read more
Global investors who have historically concentrated their emerging market portfolios in Asia are expanding their horizons to Latin America – over the last year I’ve met with a who’s who of international GPs, LPs and funds of funds as they set out for due diligence trips to Sao Paulo, Bogota, Lima or Santiago. Read more
By Staff Writer
Private Equity International
July/August – The “B” of the BRIC acronym is starting to live up to the hype in terms of private equity opportunities.
Among the deals to be struck in the first half of the year, London-headquartered Apax Partners made its Brazilian debut with a $1 billion investment for a 54 percent stake in Tivit, an integrated IT company. Read more