Latam Private Equity Industry maturity
Spectra Investments in conjunction with Insper (Brazilian academic institution) has developed the most extensive database of the region, containing a unique set of information about Private Equity organizations, funds, deals and people in Latin America. Our database has currently over 2.000 logged transactions and 500 fund vehicles.
The Latam Private Equity industry has already in excess of 250 players actively operating in the region focused in different strategies, countries and sectors. As we can see, 78% of these organizations have raised 2 or more funds, and 73% of the firms have been operating 8 or more years in the industry (first fund raised in 2008 or before). Also there are 23 firms with 4 or more funds, of which 17 have raised the first fund 13 or more years ago, and 5 between 8 and 13 years indicating that there is an increasing maturity in the industry.