Newsletter 15th Edition

AMEXCAP Newsletter - Exclusively for Members
15th Ed., July 19, 2013
In this edition:
  • Mexico PE Transactions First Half 2013
  • AMEXCAP Members Only Forum (Sep. 3) 
  • INADEM & NAFIN's Venture Capital Forum 2013
Summary of PE Transactions in Mexico for First Half of 2013


Investments 1 H 2013 (Colors)  


Investments: During the first half of 2013 there were 30 private equity investment transactions, 50% were conducted by real estate funds,  23% by VC funds, 20% by Growth / Buyout managers and the rest were debt transactions.


ExitsNotable exits during the first half of 2013 and the last quarter of 2012 include MRP Group's sale of a commercial portfolio of 49 properties to Fibra Uno, Evercore Mexico Capital Partners' partial sale of Axo to Alsea, WAMEX Private Equity's IPO of Hoteles City Express, Acon's sale of Invercap Holdings to Advent International and Nexxus Capital's IPO of Credito Real.
Download the full summary of Private Equity transactions in Mexico for the 1 H of 2013 by following this link: Midyear Transactions


AMEXCAP's Members Only Forum


Date: September 3, 2013

Location: Club de Empresarios Bosques, Cd. de México  


For the second consecutive year, AMEXCAP will host a forum exclusive for members of the association titled: "Actualizacion de Capital Privado para Administradores" which will focus on addressing current trends and challenges in the private equity market along the main stages of a fund's cycle. 


Topics will be presented by leading practitioners in the areas of fundraising and institutional investor asset allocation strategies, corporate and fiscal law, financial services, strategic and operational management and will be divided in the following panels:


  1. The fundraising scenario in Mexico
  2. Deal flow and investment environment
  3. Strategies to enhance the value of portfolio companies
  4. Exit alternatives
  5. Regulatory changes and impact in managing a fund
  6. Key elements in structuring vehicles in Mexico and abroad  


The forum will foster one on one meetings between advisors to the industry (AMEXCAP affiliates) and fund manager (associates).


We invite all members of AMEXCAP (complementary access for two members of each firm) to register on the following link were you will also find more details and the agenda for the forum: Registration link


Limited space.


The event is not open to non-members.

INADEM & NAFIN's "Mexico VC Forum 2013"



For the fourth consecutive year, the Mexican venture capital ecosystem comes together to produce the "Mexico Venture Capital Forum" (Foro de Capital Emprendedor). Adding the efforts of NAFIN Development Bank and the National Institute of Entrepreneurship (INADEM), the event will take place within the framework of the "Week of the Entrepreneur" (Semana del Emprendedor) August 9-10, at Centro Banamex, Mexico City.


The "Mexico Venture Capital Forum" is an event organized for all participants of this industry (high-impact entrepreneurs, venture capital funds, angel investors, incubators, accelerators, consultants, academics, government officials and financial intermediaries) that are interested in learning how the ecosystem is being developed in Mexico and internationally.


More information: 

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Kind Regards,

Mexican Association of PE & VC Funds

Upcoming AMEXCAP Events 2013


 AMEXCAP Members Only Forum, September 3

Mexico VC Day San Francisco, October
Third Party Events
LAVCA Annual Summit & Investor Roundtable, September 23-26 
New York
(AMEXCAP members receive 20% discount)  Link to event