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1H 2010 Deal Activity in Latin American Surpasses 2009 Totals

28 September 2010

Fundraising on Track to Break Historical Record
LAVCA Releases Mid-Year PE/VC Data for Latin America

New York, September 28, 2010 – Capital committed to new private equity and venture capital deals in the first half of 2010 surpassed total PE/VC investments for all of 2009. Fundraising appears to be on track to match or surpass the historical record set in 2008, according to 2010 mid-year data released by the Latin American Venture Capital Association (LAVCA) in the LAVCA 2010/11 Yearbook.

Deal activity rebounded in 1H 2010, with $3.8bn in new investments completed, as compared to $3.27bn invested in all of 2009. Brazil continued to attract the most attention, capturing 66 percent of committed capital.

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Contact: Maria Bustamante, LAVCA
[email protected]