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LAVCA is the Association for Private Capital Investment in Latin America, a non-profit membership organization dedicated to supporting the growth of private capital in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Our Mission

The mission of LAVCA is to spur regional economic growth by advancing private capital investment. This is accomplished through research, networking, education programs, promoting best investment practices and advocating for sound public policy. LAVCA was founded in 2002 with support from the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) of the Inter-American Development Bank.

Board Emeriti

LAVCA would like to thank past members of the board for their generous support and ongoing contributions to the organization.

  • Susana Garcia-Robles

    Senior Advisor, LAVCA

    Managing Partner, Capria Ventures

  • Carlos Garcia

    Managing Partner & Chairman

    Victoria Capital Partners

  • Alfredo Castellanos

    Managing Partner

    Glisco Partners

  • Maria Kozloski

    Chief Investment Officer of PE


  • Scott Voss

    Managing Director

    HarbourVest Partners

  • Francisco Alvarez-Demalde

    Founder & Managing Partner

    Riverwood Capital

  • Hernan Kazah

    Co-Founder & Managing Partner

    Kaszek Ventures

  • Martín E. Díaz Plata

    Managing Partner

    Capital Group Private Markets

  • Patrice Etlin

    Managing Partner

    Advent International

  • Alvaro Gonçalves

    Partner & CEO

    Stratus Group

  • Susan Segal

    President & CEO


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