LP Profile: Marek Herchel, Managing Director, AlpInvest Partners

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LP Profile: Marek Herchel, Managing Director, AlpInvest Partners

LAVCA spoke with Marek Herchel, Managing Director of AlpInvest Partners, to learn more about their allocations to emerging markets and how today’s market volitility has impacted their overall startegy. Read more

LAVCA Comments on Pension Fund & Private Equity Regulation to Peruvian Superintendencia de Banca y Seguros

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LAVCA PP-GS Council Members & Staff

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LAVCA held a meeting on behalf of the PP-GS Council and LAVCA member firms with representatives of the Peruvian Superintendencia Bancaria in Peru on August 12, 2015 to discuss commentary on recently passed regulation affecting pension funds investing in private equity.

Ignia Aims to Raise MXN$2.6b through a CKD (en español)

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(Ventura MX) Investment firm Ignia is planning to raise MXN$2.6b from the AFORES through a CKD. Additionally, the firm will attract capital from international investors through a parallel vehicle. Read more

LAVCA Comments on Pension Fund and Private Equity Regulation to Peruvian Superintendencia de Banca y Seguros

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LAVCA & Contributing PP-GS Council Members

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LAVCA submitted a letter to the Peruvian Superintendency with the collaboration of Francisco Arboleda of Member firm HarbourVest in response to changes in regulations affecting local pension funds investing in private equity.

Canada Pension Board Opens Brazil Office, Eyes Real Estate, Infrastructure

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Canada Pension Plan Investment Board said on Wednesday it will open an office in São Paulo in April, intent on boosting real estate and infrastructure investments in the region even as money is flowing out of emerging markets. Read more

SulAmérica Investimentos and Pantheon Investments Agree to Invest in PE Abroad (em português)

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(InfoMoney) SulAmérica Investimentos reported to the market on Monday (September 9) that it signed an agreement with private equity fund manager Pantheon Investments. The goal is to structure a fund to invest in international private equity. According SulAmérica, the fund’s target LPs are the Brazilian pension funds – these funds may invest up to 10% of their assets outside the country using a local investment vehicle. Read more

Brookfield’s Fifth Timberlands Fund Raises US$1b

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(peHUB) Brookfield Asset Management said that its most recent Timberlands Funds raised $1 billion. The target for Brookfield Timberlands Fund V L.P. was $750 million and investors include sovereign wealth funds, public and private pension plans and insurers. Brookfield also committed US$250 million to the Fund. Read more

LP Profile: An Interview with Jose Roca, Prima AFP

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LP Profile: An Interview with Jose Roca, Prima AFP

Jose Roca, Chief Investment Officer for Prima AFP, the largest pension fund manager in Peru, discusses the current state of PE investing in Peru and possible changes on the horizon. Read more

LP Profile: An Interview with Alonso Angel, Porvenir

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LP Profile: An Interview with Alonso Angel, Porvenir

Alonso Angel, Senior Investment Officer at Porvenir, which manages assets for Colombian pension funds, spoke with LAVCA about the evolution of the Colombian PE/VC market and expections for 2012. Read more

LP Profile: An Interview with Ross Posner, Allstate Investments

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LP Profile: An Interview with Ross Posner, Allstate Investments

Allstate Investments made its first fund commitment in Latin American in 2007. LAVCA recently spoke with Director Ross Posner about Allstate’s future strategy for the region.

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