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LatAm secondaries deals face low success rate

Mismatched price expectations between local sellers and foreign buyers are likely to results in 90% of deals stalling, according to Altamar's Latin America head.

Peru’s Enfoca explores GP-led deal – exclusive

The Latin America-focused private equity firm is working with Park Hill on a potential process, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Emerging markets hold $48bn in stranded capital

The CEE and CIS regions are disproportionately represented in terms of managers failing to raise successor funds, according to data from industry body EMPEA.

Lexington hires Goldman investment banker

The firm has appointed Renato Weiss as a vice-president who will focus on non-US deals, Secondaries Investor has learned.

GP Investments acquires majority control of Spice PE

The Brazilian private equity firm has increased its ownership of the Swiss listed vehicle to almost two-thirds as part of a plan to refocus its investments on co-investments.

Hamilton Lane makes Americas promotions

The firm has made 14 promotions this week including three secondaries appointments in its London and Philadelphia offices.

Lexington opens Latin American office

The firm has established its first Latin American presence with a principal relocating from London to head the team.

Finding value in Colombia’s volatility

The Latin American country presents entry opportunities for foreign investors including secondaries as existing LPs seek liquidity.

Mantra targets niche, diverse deals with new fund

The vehicle has acquired stakes in Latin American agribusiness funds, as well as interests in a secondaries fund.

Stafford focuses on Australasia, Americas for agri secondaries

The firm will follow a similar strategy to the one it applied to its timberland investments.