The expansion of Latin America’s middle class is driving a wide range of investment opportunities for private equity and venture capital firms. Over the last five years, there has been a steady increase in the number of deals in education, healthcare, consumer finance, household goods, retail, and companies offering other consumer products and services. Leading fund managers shared insights on opportunities and challenges facing PE/VC investors targeting Latin American middle class consumption.
Welcome Remarks: Randy Melzi, Senior Director, Programs and Corporate Relations, Americas Society/Council of the Americas
Enrique Bascur, Managing Partner, Citi Venture Capital International
Fernando Borges, Managing Director, The Carlyle Group
Nnamdi Okike, Vice President, Insight Venture Partners
Scott Voss, Managing Director, HarbourVest
Cate Ambrose, Latin American Venture Capital Association (Moderator)