Brazilian economic superstar Henrique Meirelles!
Delegates heard from Brazilian economic superstar Henrique Meirelles in an exclusive interview for SuperReturn Latin America 2013! As President of the Central Bank of Brazil 2003-10, Mr Meirelles (now a Senior Advisor for KKR) played a crucial role in laying the foundation for the Brazil’s prosperity.
International star private equity manager Joshua Harris!
International star private equity manager Joshua Harris, Senior Managing Director, Apollo Global Management, gave the keynote address to a packed room at the LP Summit.
100+ LPs from five continents
100+ LPs from from North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and across Latin America attended again in 2013, including pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, foundations, endowments and asset managers, as well as all the major North American and European funds of funds.
Rio de Janeiro: private equity hub!
SuperReturn Latin America made the highly popular move to Rio de Janeiro, one of the largest and most dynamic private equity hubs in Latin America, home to many Brazilian LPs, and the centre of the Brazilian infrastructure revolution.
130+ world class speakers
Just some of the 65+ powerful LPs who spoke in 2013:
• Susanne Forsingdal, Partner, ATP Private Equity Partners
• Jesus Arguelles, Portfolio Manager, Teachers' Private Capital
• Nicolas Drapeau, Director, Private Markets, BIMCOR
• Sabine Kaiser, Investment Director, BTV Beteiligungsverwaltung
• Cheng Wang, Principal - Private Equity Investments, The Guardian Life Insurance Company Of America
• Gunnar Stork, Director Department Equity & Mezzanine, Africa & Latin America, DEG
• Susana Garcia Robles, Principle Investment Officer, Early Stage Financing, MIF, Inter-American Development Bank
The best speakers from across Latin America
Among the very best speakers from Brazil, Colombia, Peru and Mexico who partipated in 2013 were:
• Roberto Hesketh, Private Equity Manager, Fundação Real Grandeza
• Carlos Amezquita, Head of Strategy, Colfondos
• Fernando Verboonen, Partner, Turim Family Office
• Eduardo Estefan Ventura, Investment Counsellor to Ultra HNW Clients, Itaú Private Bank
Industry leading managers shared their experience and expertise
Among the industry leading managers who spoke in 2013:
• Rodrigo Lowndes, Managing Director, Southern Cross
• Antonio Bonchristiano, Co-Chairman and Co-CEO, GP Investimentos
• Fernando Borges, Managing Director, The Carlyle Group
• Patrice Etlin, Managing Partner, Advent International
• Alexandre Saigh, Managing Partner, Patria Investimentos
35+ LPs spoke at our LP Summit
The LP Summit was back by popular demand for 2013, providing a whole day of LP perspectives! read more
More data, more analysis than ever before
SuperReturn Latin America 2013 offered more data and analysis than ever before, covering macroeconomic outlook, Latin American private equity performance, currency risk and the Brazilian consumer.
In-depth discussion of the most challenging topics in Latin American private equity
Keynote speeches, panel discussion, Champagne Roundtables and Closed Door Sessions created in-depth discussion of all the key trends and challenges in Latin American private equity.
Unparalleled networking opportunities
SuperReturn makes networking with the most important potential business contacts and leads effective, effortless and fun! read more
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LP Insights with Scott Hutchins, Nicolas Drapeau & Roger Johanson
LP Insights with Scott Hutchins, Nicolas Drapeau & Roger Johanson Scott Hutchins, (Senior Investment Officer – Private Equity, Pension Reserves Investment Management), Nicolas Drapeau (Director – Private Markets, Bimcor) and Roger Johanson (Head of Venture Capital & Infrastructure Investments, Skandia Life Insurance Company) are joining us at SuperReturn U.S. in Boston as part of our fantastic speaker lineup....
LP Insights with John A. Hess of Altius Associates
John A. Hess is the CEO of Altius Associates and will be joining us at SuperReturn U.S. in Boston as a member of our fantastic speaker faculty, covering Separate Accounts. John has kindly taken the time to answer a few questions and share some of of his ‘LP insights’ with us below… Do you see your...
May LP of the Month – Anne Fossemalle of EBRD
Anne Fossemalle is Head of Private Equity Practice at EBRD and joined us at SuperReturn International in Berlin as an LP speaker covering Russia and investor outlooks. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is a highly respected institution which has a diverse portfolio of fascinating projects and investments across Europe. They have developed a unique strategy of investing...
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The Future of Chinese Companies’ Outbound M&A: The Importance of Geographic Focus
By Andy Wu (original article here) Chinese companies’ outbound M&A activity Chinese companies have burst onto the global M&A scene in recent years. High-profile deals like the 2008 purchase of CIFA by Zoomlion in partnership with Goldman Sachs, Hony Capital and Mandarin Capital Partners, the 2010 Volvo acquisition by Geely, and the Nexen – CNOOC...
The Future Of Industrial Chinese Companies Outbound M&A: The Importance Of Local Guanxi
Alberto Forchielli recently spoke at SuperReturn China in Beijing on Outbound Chinese Investment and will be joining us again as a speaker at SuperReturn Asia in Hong Kong later this year. Here, Alberto shares a recent article with us, the original of which can be found on his blog. According to Wikipedia, “Guanxi describes the...
April LP of the Month – Jo Taylor of OTPP
Jo Taylor recently joined us at SuperReturn International in Berlin as an LP speaker covering LP Perceptions of Private Equity as an Asset Class. Jo heads up the EMEA investment team at Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP), one of the largest and most sophisticated LPs in the world. The OTPP is a truly global investor with a deep and...
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Getting To Know…Edward Grefenstette of DCT
Edward Grefenstette is the CIO of Dietrich Charitable Trusts and is one of our excellent speakers at SuperReturn China. We wanted to get to know Edward a little better in the lead up to the conference so he has kindly shared some insights and opinions with us in the following interview: What is your business goal...
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March LP of the Month – Rosa Estrada, Intel Corporation
Rosa Estrada recently joined us at SuperInvestor U.S.in San Francisco as an LP speaker, covering the topics of Differentiation and LP Commitments. We at SuperReturn have selected Rosa as the March LP of the Month because of Intel Corporation’s sophisticated global investing programme and continuing commitment to private equity as an asset class. Short bio: Rosa joined...
What’s Hot at SuperReturn China 2013?
SuperReturn China 2013 is shaping up to be a really exciting event even if, as the Director of the event, I do say so myself! With under a month until the event kicks off in Beijing, I wanted to give you a rundown of my highlights for you to look out for: 1. Chinese LPs!...
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China Outbound Investment: A Conquering Army Is Only As Strong As Its Supply Lines – Alberto Forchielli
In the aftermath of WWII, the corporations of a victorious America were largely untouched by the fighting. Among the few left in a condition to rebuild, they were certainly the strongest. In the decades that followed, the great American industrial corporations invested heavily all over the world, but they did not do it alone. As...
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