Member Profile: Edgar Enrique Sandoval, Kandeo

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Member Profile: Edgar Enrique Sandoval, Kandeo

LAVCA caught up with Edgar Enrique Sandoval, Partner and CFO of Kandeo, to learn more about their core markets (Colombia, Mexico, and Peru) and how the integration of these economies as a result of the Pacific Alliance is creating an opportunity for mid-market private equity.
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Lexington Opens Latin American Office

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(Lexington Partners) Lexington Partners, a leading global alternative investment manager, will further enhance the firm’s strong investor and GP relationships in Latin America following the opening of an office in Santiago, Chile, eight years after entering the Latin American region. Read more

Promecap Acquires 49% stake in Proactiva Medio Ambiente México

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(El Economista) Fernando Chico Pardo’s Promecap has acquired a 49% stake in Mexican environmental waste firm Proactiva Medio Ambiente México. Read more

HIG Capital Invests in Mr. Cat (em português)

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(Valor Econômico) H.I.G. Capital has acquired a minority stake in Brazilian shoes retailer Mr. Cat. Read more

Actis Exits Guatemalan Energy Provider Energuate

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(PRNewswire) Actis has reached an agreement to sell Guatemalan electricity distribution company Energuate to I.C. Power. The transaction is expected to close by the end of January. Read more

Brasil Plural Raises R$150m Distressed Fund

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(Valor Econômico) Brazilian financial group Brasil Plural has raised a R$150m turnaround/distressed PE fund. The fund already made its first investment this year in an undisclosed company. Read more

Patria to Launch New R$150m Agriculture Fund (em português)

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(Valor Econômico) Pátria will launch a new R$150m fund in March 2016 to acquire agricultural lands used for grain production. The firm plans to raise up to R$300m in the next two years for this new investment strategy. Read more

Actis consolidates Presence in North America with New Office Opening in New York City

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(PRNewswire) Actis, a leading pan-emerging market investor, today marked the formal opening of its new permanent office in New York City, which is its third office in the Americas and 13th globally. The new office will allow Actis to further deepen the breadth and strength of its partnerships across the Americas, as the firm looks ahead to its next stage of growth. Read more

LAVCA Comments on Separately Managed Accounts to Peruvian Superintendencia de Banca y Seguros

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LAVCA & Contributing Council Members

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In response to the recently published draft resolution and information on Separately Managed Accounts, LAVCA produced a letter which carefully reviews Peruvian regulation on separately managed accounts and makes specific recommendations on each article of the resolution 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.