Topics: Investing

Private Equity Looking for Opportunities in Brazil

Private Equity Looking for Opportunities in Brazil

  Brazil is set to host the Olympic games next year with interest and excitement building on the streets of Rio. But at the same time, the Brazilian economy is faced with some massive challenges. Brazilian asset prices are plummeting, but analysts are calling for value investors to seek opportunities in the sector and perhaps help the economy get back [...]

Hunting Green Unicorns and Other Ways to Make Capital Deliver Super Returns

Hunting Green Unicorns and Other Ways to Make ...

A new breed of investor is pursuing a "triple bottom line" strategy, including in their due diligence an analysis of the social, environmental and governance  risks and impacts of investments. As result, there are new opportunities for investing in transportation networks, alternative energy infrastructure, textiles and even farmlands. The motivation is to make money on the deals but also to [...]

Is the Smart PE Money All Heading for Europe?

Is the Smart PE Money All Heading for Europe?

One of the big debates when it comes to financial markets of any kind is always “where is the smart money headed.” In late 2013, we looked at whether the smart money was headed to the private equity (PE) marketplace.   While those holding the “smart money” have been keeping an eye on the PE industry for a while now, [...]