The Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association is a not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to supporting the growth of private equity and venture capital in Latin America and the Caribbean. LAVCA’s membership is comprised of over 180 firms, from leading global investment firms active in the region to local fund managers from Mexico to Argentina. Member firms control assets in excess of US$65b, directed at capitalizing and growing Latin American businesses.
LAVCA’s Board of Directors is comprised of leading private capital investors active in Latin America, spanning global asset managers, private equity and venture capital fund managers, institutional investors, and other private investment groups.
New York, March 8, 2017 – The Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (LAVCA) and EY today announced the winners of the 2017 Latin American Private Equity Awards. A panel of institutional investors selected The Carlyle Group for the 2017 Private Equity Deal based on their investment in Brazilian travel and tourism company CVC Brasil Operadora e Agência de Viagens. The 2017 Private Equity Overall ESG Deal was awarded to Aqua Capital and Geneseas, an aquaculture company based in São José do Rio Prêto, Brazil.