LAVCA appoints to board

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 investing rose last year

Private equity and venture capital investing in Latin America climbed for a third straight year as fund managers put $8.9 billion to work in 234 deals last year, according to the Latin American Private Equity and Venture Capital Association.

Latin American PE Fundraising Jumps In First Half

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.

Private Equity And VC Investing In Latin America Hits 5 Year High In 2012

Venture capital and private equity investing rose to a 5-year high across Latin America last year with firms putting $7.9 billion to work, a 21% increase over 2011. The data comes from the Latin American Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, which found that 237 deals were done, an increase of 37% from a year ago.

Job of the Week: Coller Capital is Calling For Spanish Speakers

You need look no further than our very own PeHUB Careers section provided by eFinancial Careers.com for this week’s job posting. Secondary fund manager Coller Capital is recruiting again and this time is seeking a Spanish-speaking senior associate to boost its investment team in London and New York.

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