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Naqvi lawyer: US ‘political interests’ behind Abraaj charges

Barrister Hugo Keith QC says the US government's case is politically motivated due to the threat Abraaj Group and Arif Naqvi represent to US interests.

‘Strong allegiance’ helps Colony win race for Abraaj LatAm business

Colony’s purchase of the Latin America unit has been at least six months in the making.

Latin America opens the door for investors

Many Latin American pension funds want to invest in international private equity – and it’s becoming easier for them to do so.

Latin America lures private equity

Pension reform and increasing institutional investor appetite for alternatives have drawn managers to the region.

Abraaj dismantling expected to begin in December

Colony Capital’s acquisition of the firm’s LatAm business is the most progressed of the sales processes underway for Abraaj funds, according to documents seen by PEI.

Spain’s Dunas seeks LatAm LPs for Iberian FoF

The asset manager has set a €120m hard-cap for its debut private equity vehicle.

Edmond de Rothschild pulls South America fundraising – exclusive

The French bank's private investment arm has aborted its plans due to deteriorating economic conditions in the region.

The ex-3i team looking to spice up Iberian PE

Nexxus Iberia – which closed its first deal last week – is raising up to €250m to help Spanish and Portuguese companies expand into Latin America.

Ardian moves into Latin America

The firm will use the Santiago office to grow its regional investor base and access secondaries opportunities.

Actis taps Sovereign for EMEA fundraising head

Virginia Doble was responsible for raising approximately £650m across Sovereign Capital’s previous two private equity funds.
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