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Private Equity & Venture Capital inBrazil Fund Manager Showcase - New York


The Private Equity & Venture Capital inBrazil Fund Manager Showcase is an event organized by ABVCAP and ApexBrasil, and hosted by Kirkland & Ellis LLP, aimed at bringing together local fund managers with international Limited Partners. The event, scheduled to take place in the afternoon, will provide a picture of Brazil´s current investment scenario and the latest trends and changes that impact the local asset class. Investors will also have the opportunity to learn more about the industry through case studies provided by local fund managers. 

This event is by invitation-only and exclusive to qualified international investors and Brazilian fund managers.*


11:30 a.m. Registration and Welcome Lunch

01:00 p.m. Welcome 

01:15 p.m.  Brazilian Heavyweight LP: An Interview with Valia
                         (Vale do Rio Doce Employee´s Pension Fund)

             Interviewee: Mauricio da Rocha Wanderley, CIO, Valia and Board Member, ABVCAP

             Interviewer: David Snow, Co-Founder and CEO, Privcap

Mauricio da Rocha Wanderley, Board Member, ABVCAP and CIO of Valia, one of Brazil´s largest and most active pension funds in private equity and venture capital, will share his views and experiences on investing in the local asset class. What is the typical due diligence process for local institutional investors and how does this differ when evaluating new vs. experienced managers. Valia's view on first time funds in today's marketplace and some of their lessons learned from almost 15 years of Brazilian PE/VC investing. Wanderley will also highlight developments in the Brazilian PE and VC ecosystem.

01:45 p.m. Key Issues for investing in Brazil  

          Frederick Tanne, Senior Partner, Kirkland & Ellis
          Carlos Lobo, Partner, Veirano Advogados

02:15 p.m. The Limited Partner Perspective

Comparing Due Diligence, Selection and Monitoring Processes - In an open Q&A format, local and international LPs discusses their challenges and returns from investing in the Brazilian market.

                     José Fernandez, Managing Director, StepStone

                     Peter Von Lehe, Managing Director, Neuberger Berman

                     Bill Pearce, Director, Private Equity, OPIC

                     Moderator: Philip Bass, Global Private Equity Leader, Ernst & Young 

03:00 p.m. Fund Manager Showcase: Case Studies 

Local fund managers will share their:

investment perspectives from the field 

value creation strategies and techniques

04:15 p.m. Networking coffee

05:00 p.m. Closing

* and members of the PEVC inBrazil Program.

A big thank you to all the participants, partners and supporters  who helped us make
this a successful event!

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