Category Archives: Private Equity / Venture Capital

The Economist on Nobody’s Backyard

In maybe the most important Cover Leader relating to Brazil since last year’s feature on Brazil, The Economist weighs in on the relationship between Latin America and America. Yet look beyond the headlines, and, as our special report shows, something … Continue reading

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U.S. Venture Capital Industry Expected To Shrink While Emerging Markets Grow

This is directly relevant to the article that Hildete Vodopives posted earlier on this blog on the topic of technology investment in Brazil. Link to article on influential tech blog, techcrunch Study: U.S. Venture Capital Industry Expected To Shrink While … Continue reading

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Private Equity World Brasil 2010

Another Terrapinn event in Brazil this year. Private Equity World Brasil will take place in São Paulo, november 8th to 10 th. The conference wants to gather more than 150 of the top LPs and GPs from across the world to … Continue reading

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BTG Pactual launches two private equity funds

BTG Pactual has been meeting investors in the Middle East to pitch two private equity funds.  One of the funds , called “Health”, would look for takeovers in the health industry, while the other, “Real Economy”,  could have $1 billion … Continue reading

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Utilities M&A: Chinese biding Brazilian plants and CEMIG thinking of acquiring in Latin America

Traditionally, investors  turn to utilities when times get tough. Botton line is: a lot of  M&A activity going on. What is cheap today?  On  the report “The Playbook for Latam Equity Strategy” dated April 26th,  Deutsch Bank argues  that “.. … Continue reading

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