Category Archives: Private Equity / Venture Capital

International asset managers eye Brazilians nouveaux riches?

Probably so. One more international house crossing the Equador line heading Brazil. Hamilton Lane, an independent private equity asset management announced that it is planning to open an office in Rio de Janeiro. Local office will be headed by Ricardo Fernandez Silva, … Continue reading

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Private Equity 3i Group announces Brazilian office

3i Group, an international investor focused on Private Equity, Infrastructure and Debt Management,  announced it has appointed Marcelo Di Lorenzo, previously of Standard Bank Private Equity, to head its newly-established office and team in Brazil. 3i around the world 3i … Continue reading

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New Private equity record in Latin America. Time to invest?

While Fund-raising decreased by 7 % in the U.S., European Latin America Private equity firms raised a record $8.1 billion for investments in the region, representing more than twice the previous year, according to the Latin American Venture Capital Association. Are prices … Continue reading

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Advent Has $2 Billion for `Niche’ Brazil Retail Acquisitions, Says – Bloomberg

BLOOMBERG: Advent International Corp., a private-equity company, has $2 billion to make acquisitions in Brazil’s retail industry and take advantage of growth in Latin America’s largest economy, the company’s local head said. “We’re looking at various companies in niche retail areas,” Patrice … Continue reading

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Iberdrola Agrees To Buy Brazil Elektro For $2.4B

Fresh news from The Wall Street Journal: A Spanish company, Iberdrola, has agreed to but Brazil’s Elektro for $2.4B. Nonetheless, the deal needs regulatory approval, expected to be completed in three to six months. The optimistic writer of this blog hopes that … Continue reading

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Global M&A Market Set to Grow in 2011, Goldman’s Dibelius Says – Bloomberg

The global market for mergers and acquisitions may have “relatively strong” growth next year as corporate earnings recover, Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s German head said. “We expect the global M&A transactions volume to grow 10 percent to 15 percent in the … Continue reading

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QE2 Boosts Cross-Border M&A Deals | Global Finance

Brazil in evidence among cross borders deals in October. In other cross-border M&A deals announced in October, China Petroleum & Chemical (Sinopec) agreed to pay $7.1 billion to acquire a 40% stake in Repsol YPF Brasil, and the Qatar Investment … Continue reading

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