Executive Briefing: LatAm PE/VC – Are Regulators Getting it Right?

Executive Briefing: LatAm PE/VC – Are Regulators Getting it Right?

Last week LAVCA published the 2015/2016 Scorecard on the PE/VC Environment in Latin America, which ranks countries on indicators including taxation of PE/VC, restrictions on local institutional investors, minority shareholder rights, and judicial transparency. Read more

Member Profile: Frederico Greve, DGF Investimentos

Member Profile: Frederico Greve, DGF Investimentos

LAVCA spoke with Brazilian fund manager DGF Investimentos executives, Frederico Greve, Sidney Chameh, and Patrick Arippol to learn more about the evolution of the Brazilian market, the existing opportunity for investments in the technology sector, and the potential for exits. Read more

LP Profile: Peter Freire, Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA)

LP Profile: Peter Freire, Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA)

LAVCA interviewed ILPA’s new CEO, Peter Freire, to learn more about his background, goals for the organization, and the key issues that are priorities for LPs today. ILPA will be actively participating in the LAVCA Summit & Investor Roundtable this year with a breakfast and ILPA keynote. Read more

Entrepreneur Profile: Andres Sucre, Co-Founder, Reserbus

Entrepreneur Profile: Andres Sucre, Co-Founder, Reserbus

Andres Sucre, Co-Founder of Mexican online bus booking engine, Reserbus, spoke with LAVCA about the opportunities and challenges for creating and growing a business in Mexico, including raising capital and finding the right talent. Read more

Featured Announcement: LAVCA and Wharton Partner to Create First Latin American Private Equity Professional Development Program

Featured Announcement: <b>LAVCA and Wharton Partner to Create First Latin American Private Equity Professional Development Program</b>

LAVCA is delighted to announce that we have partnered with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania to create the first ever Latin America Private Equity Professional Development Program, taking place in Miami, FL on November 16-19, 2015. The program will be led by some of the world’s leading academics from the Wharton faculty: Read more

Welcome to the May/June 2015 Edition of the Latin America PE/VC Report

Welcome to the May/June 2015 Edition of the Latin America PE/VC Report

Welcome to the May/June 2015 edition of the Latin America PE/VC Report, LAVCA’s bimonthly newsletter. Read more

Executive Briefing: On the Front Lines of LatAm Venture Investing

Executive Briefing: On the Front Lines of LatAm Venture Investing

Venture deal flow has been dynamic across LatAm in recent months, and the LAVCA team and I are on the road participating in events for early stage investors, including LAVCA hosted programs in Brazil and Mexico. Read more

Member Profile: Antonio Bonchristiano, GP Investments

Member Profile: Antonio Bonchristiano, GP Investments

LAVCA spoke with GP Investments Co-chairman & Co-CEO about their fundraising efforts and what opportunities exist in the current market environment for creating liquidity events in Brazil. Read more

LP Profile: Rodolfo Spielmann, Head of Latin America, CPPIB

LP Profile: Rodolfo Spielmann, Head of Latin America, CPPIB

LAVCA caught up with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s (CPPIB) new Head of Latin America to learn more about why this is a good time to be opening an office in Brazil and how co-investing plays a role in the institution’s overall investment strategy in the region. Read more

Social Entrepreneur Profile: Isabel Medem, CEO, X-Runner

Social Entrepreneur Profile: Isabel Medem, CEO, X-Runner

Isabel Medem, CEO of X-Runner, a Peruvian waterless sanitation system used in the slums of Lima, is the first social entrepreneur to be interviewed by LAVCA about the impact of its efforts on the local community. X-Runner is supported by NESsT, an organization that develops sustainable social enterprises that solve critical social problems in emerging market economies. Read more