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Private Equity Funds To Boom

October 2008 | Top Stories

Despite the negative sentiment pervading global financial markets, opportunities are arising for private equity funds. Indeed, in Latin America private equity funds look set to benefit from a growing trend of pension fund investment diversification. This year has seen an increase in the percentage of pension funds investment portfolios which can be invested in private equity funds in Colombia and Chile. Mexico will likely soon follow, as it has already adapted regulations towards the further liberalisation of investment portfolios. Daniel Wasserman of Aureos Advisers in Colombia told CFW 'that new venues are opening up for pension funds'.

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