Advent International has been investing in Brazil since 1997. We have the largest and most experienced private equity team in the local market, with 17 investment professionals.
Our local office is part of a pan-regional network spanning three countries and comprising 40 investment professionals – the strongest on-the-ground presence of any private equity firm in Latin America.
To date, we have made 14 investments in Brazil across multiple sectors including retail, food and beverage, business services, financial services, technology and telecommunications.
Our current fund, LAPEF V, capitalized at $1.65 billion, is one of the largest private equity funds dedicated to Latin America.
Recent Brazilian investments include:
Cataratas do Iguaçu - The largest concessionaire and operator of services in national parks in Brazil
CETIP (Bovespa: CTIP3) - The leading central depository for private fixed-income securities and over-the-counter derivatives in Latin America
Dudalina - A leading manufacturer of high-end apparel
Kroton (Bovespa: KROT3) - The largest private education company in Latin America and one of the largest worldwide
TCP - Brazil's second-largest container terminal