The first day featured seasoned PE fund managers discussing topics such as the best strategy for global firms investing in the region, the current deal environment and viable exit strategies. The day also included a special session on Mexico, with Francisco Gil Díaz, Executive President of Telefónica Mexico and Central America providing keynote remarks.
The second day kicked off with a special session on Brazil, featuring Glenn Hutchins, Co-founder and Co-CEO of Silver Lake interviewed by Joseph Leahy, Brazil Bureau Chief of the Financial Times. The day then moved into an Investor Roundtable with valuable insights from LPs on setting expectations for Latin America.
Once again, the event closed with an afternoon session dedicated to Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship, tackling areas such as exiting early stage deals, what US VCs need to know when sourcing their first deals in Latin America and the opportunities for impact investing. The session also featured an Update on Argentina.
Click here to view the final agenda from the 2011 LAVCA Summit & Investor Roundtable.
Photos courtesy of Maria Casotti.