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Investors maintain strong interest in mid-market

Probitas Partners’ latest institutional investors survey found that limited partners are still flocking to mid-market funds despite expectations of falling returns.

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L Catterton makes growth investment in Brazil

The consumer sector-focused firm invested in Grupo St. Marche, which it expects will organically grow throughout Sao Paulo and Brazil.

Operational Excellence Award winners 2016

KKR and Permira among those named in Private Equity International’s annual celebration of the industry’s best value creation stories.

Latin American H1 exit activity highest in 5 years

Activity was driven in part by long-term strategic investors wanting to seize opportunities in Colombia and Brazil, the Latin American Private Equity and Venture Capital Association says.

How measuring impact investing supports value creation

The Global Impact Investing Network’s latest report shows that impact investing measurement and management can yield useful data for investors and portfolio companies.

CPPIB PE portfolio jumps 25% YoY

The C$287.3bn pension fund also reached a new high for its overall asset value.

Mexico FoF: Local LPs ‘eager to invest’ abroad

Mexican pension funds can only invest in domestic private equity funds under current regulations, but Felipe Vilá Gonzalez, chief executive of Mexico’s fund of funds group Fondo de Fondos, says LPs are keen to diversify abroad.

When private equity flirts with politics

In many countries, the lines between the private equity world and politics are often blurry.

Mexico PE benefits from Brazilian recession

The developing Mexican private equity market is currently the hot spot for Latam investments, but the path to a more mature market is not without hurdles.

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