Latin American private equity

Author: | Published: 1 Aug 2007

Dan Andrews
Features editor

Latin America's stockmarkets are booming, credit markets have deepened, and equity lawyers have benefited from a surge in public offerings. But so far private equity investment has not kept pace with public markets that have been growing at over 30% a year in recent times. The latest survey from the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association shows that just 28% of respondent funds had made commitments in Latin America in the last five years while 43% had invested in emerging Europe and Russia....