Nearly 200 investors gathered at the Ritz-Carlton Santiago on June 2nd to participate in the second annual LAVCA Chile Private Equity and Venture Capital Forum.
The morning session on private equity featured keynote Henry R. Kravis, Co-Founder, Co-Chairman and Co-CEO of KKR. Mr. Kravis spoke about KKR’s lessons learned and the firm’s interest in exploring opportunities in the region.
Patrick Kerins, General Partner of New Enterprise Associates kicked off the afternoon venture capital session with a presentation VC investing in emerging markets. NEA is invested in Brazil-based Spring Wireless, and Kerins highlighted Latin America as “our next platform for growth,” citing interest in industries including technology, medical and energy.
The full day event also featured speakers from AFP Cuprum, Altamar Private Equity, Arcano Capital, ArchDaily, Aurus, Austral Capital, buuteeq.com, CAP Ventures, CVCI, DLJ South American Partners, Dream SA, Eton Park, Equitas Capital, FOMIN, InnovaChile, Linzor Capital, Partners Group, Riverwood Capital, SCL Energia, Sembrador Capital, Sur Capital Partners, Synapsis and Technisys.
Click here to view the final agenda from the 2011 LAVCA Chile Forum.
Photos courtesy of Cristian Martinez Landa.