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, Jr. and Filipe Caldas. Both execs come from swiss firm Capital Dynamics, who set foot in RioContinue reading “International asset managers eye Brazilians nouveaux riches?”

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 operates in the UK, North America, China, Singapore, India, Brazil, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Switzerland,Continue reading “Private Equity 3i Group announces Brazilian office”

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 going up too fast? Brazil among peers in Latin America Brazil is the top countryContinue reading “New Private equity record in Latin America. Time to invest?”

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 Etlin, managing partner at Advent in Latin America, said in a telephone interview from SaoContinue reading “Advent Has $2 Billion for `Niche’ Brazil Retail Acquisitions, Says – Bloomberg”

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 the government will not stop this deal. I expect that this deal will help toContinue reading “Iberdrola Agrees To Buy Brazil Elektro For $2.4B”