Brazil’s BTG Pactual Raises $1.6B For Buyouts

BTG Pactual, Brazil’s largest independent securities firm, has closed on $1.6 billion for private equity investments, Reuters reported, citing news from Valor Economico. The BTG Pactual Brazil I fund inked about $500 million from the firm’s capital and $200 million from employees and partners, the newspaper said. The fund is the third largest ever raised in Latin America, Reuters wrote.

BTG Pactual Hires Execs for PE Group

(Reuters) – BTG Pactual, the Brazilian securities firm controlled by billionaire Andre Esteves, hired two former executives of retail giants Grupo Pao de Acucar and Lojas Americanas in a bid to expand its consumer-focused private equity business, Valor Economico newspaper reported on Wednesday. The firm hired Claudio Galeazzi, a restructuring expert who was chief executive […]

BTG Pactual Raising Two Private Equity Funds

(Reuters) – BTG Pactual, a Brazilian securities firm, is raising at least $1 billion by selling stakes in two private equity funds to investors, Valor Economico newspaper reported on Friday, citing no sources for the information. BTG Pactual, controlled by billionaire Andre Esteves, has been meeting investors abroad to pitch the funds, most recently in […]

BTG To Form Brazil Infrastructure Fund

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – BTG Pactual, the securities firm led by Andre Esteves, is set to launch a private equity-backed Brazilian infrastructure fund, to take advantage of massive road, port and dam projects, a senior executive said. “With expectations of growth coming around 5 percent next year, the need for infrastructure investment will be huge,” […]

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