Over the last decade, pension funds in Chile, Peru, Colombia, Brazil, and Mexico have backed dozens of domestic PE funds, driving the development of the region’s investment ecosystem. But understanding the hurdles to securing commitments in each one of these markets represents an ongoing challenge to GPs as regulation and rules continue to evolve.
Macri will be sworn in next week, heading a government packed with private sector stars including Mario Quintana of PE/VC fund manager Grupo Pegasus (as a senior member of the economic team) and Andy Freire, the entrepreneur who founded OfficeNet (at the government of the City of Buenos Aires). The outcome of the Argentine election is a powerful signal of change that reverberates across Latin America. For further insight, check out LAVCA’s article on Argentina in PE HUB Read more
LAVCA caught up with Alexander Chalmers, Managing Director of private equity real estate firm Avenida Capital, to learn more about Colombia as an important real estate market and the appetite from institutional investors for exposure to the asset class ex-Brazil.
LAVCA spoke with Roberta Brzezinski, Managing Principal for CDPQ, to learn more about their growing allocations to Latin America and how they organize activities in terms of direct investing, co-investing, and investing through funds. Read more
LAVCA heard from Pedro Neira, CEO & Founder of Peru-based startup Dating LATAM about his experience as an entrepreneur and how his track record has helped to raise local and international capital. Read more
LAVCA spoke with Ricardo Rodriguez, Co-Founder of long-standing pan-regional fund manager Southern Cross Group, to learn more about their sector agnostic approach and how the shifting macroeconomic environment in the region is creating the most active pipeline they have seen in their 18 year history investing in the region. Read more