Private real estate funds thriving in Latin America

These funds raised $3.7 billion in 2016.  Interview with Lavca’s President and Director of Research. In 2016, private real estate funds targeting Latin America raised an aggregate $3.7 billion, an amount equivalent to 50 percent of the resources raised by private equity funds, said Cate Ambrose, President and Executive Director of the Latin American Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, Lavca. In the first semester of 2017, these funds raised $1.7 billion. Private real estate funds have grown significantly in the past years. They raised $3.2 billion in 2015, from $679 million in 2004, the latest Lavca Latin America Private Real Estate report shows. There is a wide array of vehicles making resources available for this market. From large international […]


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The global tourism industry is set to reach, and possibly surpass, pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2024, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). Five years post-COVID-19, the sector is experiencing a robust resurgence driven by a surge in international travel, improved air connectivity, and strong rebounds in key regions. However, global dynamics must be managed carefully to ensure stable and continuous growth. In 2023, international tourism reached 88% of its 2019 levels, a significant recovery favored by the reopening of Asian markets, as highlighted by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The Middle East led the way, surpassing pre-pandemic levels by around 20%, with Europe, the Americas, and Africa following close behind at approximately 90% of their […]