LAVCA appoints to board

By Angela Sormani — 1 year ago

The Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association has added two new board members, Carlos Garcia, co-managing partner and chairman of Victoria Capital Partners and Alfredo Castellanos Heuer, senior managing director of Evercore Mexico Capital Partners. Garcia and Castellanos succeed J. Scott Swensen, co-founder of Conduit Capital Partners, and Arturo Saval, managing director of Nexxus Capital, who completed six-year terms on the LAVCA board.


Latin American PE Fundraising Jumps In First Half

By Mark Boslet — 2 years ago

Fundraising by Latin American private equity and venture capital firms rose during the first half of the year to $3.8 billion, up about 100% from a year ago, according to the Latin American Private Equity and Venture Capital Association. At the same time venture investments from international and Latin American firms in the region expanded to $151.9 million, an increase of 69%, the association said in a press release. Fifty-eight deals were funded.