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Brazilian Innovations series, part I - Brazil's Culture of Entrepreneurship (April 2013, Available in English-only)

A Privcap panel with experts from DGF Investimentos, Multilateral Investment Fund and FIR Capital discuss the ecosystem for innovation and venture capital in Brazil.

Brazilian Innovations series, part II - Brazil Way of Innovation (April 2013, Available in English-only)

What backgrounds do today's Brazilian entrepreneurs come from? Are they seeking technology or businnes plan innovation? Experts from DGF Investimentos, Multilateral Investment Fund and FIR Capital discuss the ecosystem for innovation and venture capital in Brazil.

Brazilian Innovations series, part III - VC Success Stories From Brazil (April 2013, Available in English-only)

The Third part of the series Innovation and Venture Capital in Brazil, the experts Marcus Regueira, Founding Partner of FIR Capital; Patrick Arippol, Head of Early Stage Investments of DGF Investimentos and Susana Garcia-Robles, Principal Investment Officer of MIF/FOMIN share real stories of startup success from Brazil to illustrate the state of innovation in the Brazilian economy.

Mapping PE Opportunities In Brazil – April – 2013

Eduardo Buarque de Almeida of Brazilian PE firm TMG Capital tells how he starts with a “map matrix” analysis for deal sourcing across the Brazilian landscape. He also details how the firm’s analysis of the healthcare industry in Brazil led TMG toward developing the largest dental care company outside of the U.S.

Property, Agribusiness and Energy in Brazil – April – 2013

Julius Haupt Buchenrode of Global Equity says international investors should keep an eye on the vast agriculture market in Brazil. He discusses his firm’s aquaculture and agribusiness strategies, as well as describes his firm’s interest in the real estate market.

Twelve Years Backing Brazilian Growth – April – 2013

A Privcap Conversation with Sidney Chameh of Brazilian private equity veteran firm DGF Investimentos. Chameh details how the market has changed over 12 years, why entrepreneurs value help getting on the path to IPO, and why private equity no longer needs to “sell” itself.

The Diverse Brazilian Investor – April – 2013

A conversation with Marcelo Moraes of Capital Dynamics, who details the landscape of Brazilian institutional investors and their growing participation in local private equity markets. He discusses the different pools of capital in Brazil and their interest in going international and using funds of funds.

Brazil's New Exit Opportunity – April – 2013

Alvaro Goncalves of Stratus Group explains how Brazil’s exchange for smaller listings, called the Bovespa Mais, is revolutionizing the capital markets and offering new exit opportunities to mid-market private equity firms.

Bullish on Brazil (Available in English-only)

Investment firm Siguler Guff is bullish on the long-term Brazilian private equity opportunity, as co-founder Drew Guff details in this in-depth interview. Guff, a veteran of the emerging markets private equity scene, compares his pioneering experience in the Russian market with trends he sees in Brazil today. He also tells why there is not too much money chasing too few deals in Brazil, argues for the attractiveness of markets outside of Brazil's biggest cities, and discusses the importance of peer references in emerging markets investing. This is the first of a two-part interview with Guff.
Event: Drew Guff will keynote at ABVCAP Annual Conference 2013 -- São Paulo.

The importance of private equity in Brazil -- Clovis Meurer, ABVCAP President Part 1 (Available in Portuguese-only)

Clovis Meurer, ABVCAP President, discusses the private equity and venture capital in Brazil and the importance of ABVCAP to foster growth for this industry, to provide for a greater understanding of its relevancy to the Brazilian economy, as well as to support entrepreneurial activity and innovation.

The importance of private equity in Brazil -- Clovis Meurer, ABVCAP President Part 2 (Available in Portuguese-only)

In the second part of the video, Clovis Meurer, ABVCAP President, talks about ABVCAP Annual Conference. The event gathers the largest amount of local and global senior representatives of Brazil´s private equity and venture capital industry including local pension funds and other institutional investors, government officials, academia, CEOs and CFOs of the leading companies in the country.

The importance of private equity in Brazil -- Clovis Meurer, ABVCAP President Part 3 (Available in Portuguese-only)

Clovis Meurer, ABVCAP President, ends the sequence of videos highlighting the impact of private equity and venture capital industry to promote entrepreneurship sustainable.

The importance of private equity in Brazil -- Duncan Littlejohn, Paul Capital Partners (Available in Portuguese-only)

An interview with Duncan Littlejohn, Managing Director for Latin America at Paul Capital and a Board Member of ABVCAP. Littlejohn discusses the benefits of private equity industry on Brazilian economy scenario.

The importance of private equity in Brazil -- Eduardo Klingelhoefer de Sá, BNDES (Available in Portuguese-only)

ABVCAP Board Member and head of the Department of Funds in BNDES, Eduardo Klingelhoefer de Sá discusses in this sequence the impact of private equity and venture capital industry and its benefits for Brazilian economy.

The importance of private equity in Brazil – Fernando Borges, ABVCAP Vice President and Managind Director of Carlyle Group (Available in Portuguese-only)

Fernando Borges, a current Vice President of ABVCAP as well as Managing Director and Head of South America for the Buyout Group of The Carlyle Group, argues in this video about investments advantages of private equity funds.

The importance of private equity in Brazil – Maurício Wanderley, ABVCAP Board Member and CIO of Valia (Available in Portuguese-only)

An exclusive interview with Maurício Wanderley, ABVCAP Board Member and CIO of Valia. Wanderley discusses in this sequence argues the private equity industry prepare companies for IPO.

The importance of private equity in Brazil - Miguel Perroti, Co-CEO and Founder of Invest Tech (Available in Portuguese-only)

For Miguel Perroti, Co-CEO and Founder of Invest Tech, one of the benefits of being a fund manager in Brazil today is being "at the right place at the right time". He also highlights the importance of private equity industry for Brazilian economy scenario.

Backing Brazilian IT (Available in English-only)

Why are the words "Brazil" and "tech" not used in the same sentence more often by international investors? Miguel Perrotti, Co-CEO and Founder of Sao Paulo-based Invest Tech argues in this in-depth interview that Brazil benefits from a unique entrepreneurial and engineering background and that its tech scene is turning a corner, which spells investment opportunity.

Digital Demand in Brazil (Available in English-only)

In an exclusive interview with Privcap, Marcelo Di Lorenzo, 3i's new Head of Brazil reveals the analysis behind the Blue Interactive deal and describes a market in which pent-up demand for digital services is enormous.

Forget Sao Paulo: Try Deals in Sao Carlos, Other Small Cities (August 2012, available in English-only)

In this interview, Jon Toscano, president of Trivèlla Investimentos, a private equity firm that focuses on opportunities in mid-sized Brazilian cities, discusses how venture ecosystems in university towns like Sao Carlos are similar to those in the US.

Why Brazil's Next 10 Years Will Be 'Much Better' (Available in English-only)

The next 10 years of private equity in Brazil will be "much better than the past 10 years," argues Fernando Borges, a current Vice President of ABVCAP as well as Managing Director and Head of South America for the Buyout Group of The Carlyle Group. Borges describes the evolution of the industry from an initial bad spell in the 1990s to a "new era" after 2007.

Private Equity in Brazil: A Brief Overview of a Major Opportunity (Available in English-only)

A compilation of videos highlighting the importance of Brazilian Private Equity, Venture and Seed Capital industry. The region is now on the top of the lists of investors looking for opportunities in emerging markets.

Meet Three Brazilian LPs (Available in English-only)

This video panel discussion, moderated by Privcap CEO David Snow, includes ABVCAP Board Members Mauricio da Rocha Wanderley, Chief Investment Officer of Valia, Patricia Freitas, Head of Investments at FINEP, and Eduardo Klingelhoefer de Sa, Head of Funds Department at BNDES. The gathered experts discuss why now is a "good moment" for Brazilian private equity.

The impact of private equity and venture capital on the Brazilian economy - Duncan Littlejohn, Paul Capital Partners/ABVCAP Board (April 2012, available in Portuguese-only)

Leading industry players talk about the role private equity and venture capital plays in the development in the Brazilian economy. What are the benefits and challenges? How do the asset class contribute to the development of innovation and the growth of local entrepreneus?

The impact of private equity and venture capital on the Brazilian economy - Susana Garcia-Robles, MIF/ABVCAP Advisory Board (April 2012, available in Portuguese-only)

Leading industry players talk about the role private equity and venture capital plays in the development in the Brazilian economy. What are the benefits and challenges? How do the asset class contribute to the development of innovation and the growth of local entrepreneus?

The impact of private equity and venture capital on the Brazilian economy - Miguel Perrotti, InvestTech (April 2012, available in Portuguese-only)

Leading industry players talk about the role private equity and venture capital plays in the development in the Brazilian economy. What are the benefits and challenges? How do the asset class contribute to the development of innovation and the growth of local entrepreneus?

The impact of private equity and venture capital on the Brazilian economy - Patricia Freitas, FINEP/ABVCAP Board (April 2012, available in Portuguese-only)

Leading industry players talk about the role private equity and venture capital plays in the development in the Brazilian economy. What are the benefits and challenges? How do the asset class contribute to the development of innovation and the growth of local entrepreneus?

The impact of private equity and venture capital on the Brazilian economy - Fernando Borges, The Carlyle Group/ABVCAP Board (April 2012, available in Portuguese-only)

Leading industry players talk about the role private equity and venture capital plays in the development in the Brazilian economy. What are the benefits and challenges? How do the asset class contribute to the development of innovation and the growth of local entrepreneus?

The impact of private equity and venture capital on the Brazilian economy - Mauricio da Rocha Wanderley, Valia/ABVCAP Board (April 2012, available in Portuguese-only)

Leading industry players talk about the role private equity and venture capital plays in the development in the Brazilian economy. What are the benefits and challenges? How do the asset class contribute to the development of innovation and the growth of local entrepreneus? 

The impact of private equity and venture capital on the Brazilian economy - Eduardo de Sá, BNDES/ABVCAP Board (April 2012, available in Portuguese-only)

Leading industry players talk about the role private equity and venture capital plays in the development in the Brazilian economy. What are the benefits and challenges? How do the asset class contribute to the development of innovation and the growth of local entrepreneus? 

Brazil´s Middle Market - Part one (April 2012, available in English-only)

Topics discussed include the need to proactively source deals, how succession and inter-personal issues can often lead to opportunities, the growing influence of intermediaries and “deal-finders,” the dynamics of company size, the challenge of due diligence in Brazil, and the availability of debt

Brazil´s Middle Market - Part two (April 2012, available in English-only)

Topics discussed in this segment include the number of companies that can be defined as “middle market,” why so few of them have been taken public, the growing international appetite to back big Brazilian GPs, competition, pricing, awareness among entrepreneurs, and why Brazil is similar to the US in 1975.

Brazil´s Middle Market - Part three (April 2012, available in English-only)

Topics discussed include: Helping companies get their finances and operations in order, the challenge of sourcing management talent, solving succession issues, and how to help niche players grow into national champions.

LP Interview with Maria Susana Garcia-Robles of the Multilateral Investment Fund (April 2012, available in English-only)

In an exclusive interview Garcia-Robles discusses the mission of MIF, why Brazil’s private equity market is seen as a “laboratory,” the importance of GPs working together to promote the industry, the uniqueness of Brazil’s LPs, and how governments across Latin America are eager for guidance from market experts in Brazil and the United States.

Life Science Investments (April 2012, available in English-only)

What are the lay of the venture landscape in Brazil, the dearth of biotech opportunities, the “huge opportunities” in healthcare services, the need for more applied research, the small population of management talent that has experience building and selling a company, and the need for better IP management at Brazilian universities.

Brazil´s private equity market: what are the key opportunities and challenges going forward (January 2012, available in English-only)

Discussed in this interview: Why lack of information about Brazilian private equity remains a core challenge; why the “capital-market lens” is not the best way to understand the Brazilian private equity opportunity; why “there’s an ocean of companies that are completely untouched” by private equity in Brazil; why sustainable energy is Brazil’s “convergence of the century,” and why shortage of talent is an issue.

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