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Non-US developed private funds beat public benchmark

Strong performance by privately held Dutch portfolio companies helped Cambridge Associates’ PE and VC index outperform listed comparables by 11ppt.

Brazil: Treading with caution

Technology investor Amadeus Capital Partners finds a vibrant startup scene in Brazil, despite the economic and political hurdles of the past few years.

PE urged to revamp Brazil screening process

The Latin American country is expected to grow at approximately 1.8% per year from 2017-21, lagging well behind comparable emerging markets.

Castlelake closes fifth fund on $2.4bn – exclusive

The Minneapolis-headquartered distressed specialist hit its hard-cap after four months of fundraising.

Australis Partners raises $379m

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LatAm PE: the importance of diversification

Marco Peschiera, managing director and head of the Peru advising team at Carlyle, explains to Marine Cole why diversifying among Latin American countries is central to a sound strategy for the region.

Enter our 2017 OpEx Awards now

Entries are now open for Private Equity International’s 2017 Operational Excellence Awards.

Warburg bets $300m on global TMT platform

The firm has backed an ex-Tata Communications executive eyeing data centres and digital media services in Latin America and Asia.

Kaszek Ventures raises $200m

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Lone Star to open first South American office

The firm is planning to establish an office in Argentina this summer, following the appointment of a president for its Latin American operations last year.
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