"The EY G20 Entrepreneurship Barometer 2013", by EY.
The EY G20 Entrepreneurship Barometer 2013 introduces a model for scoring countries across pillars of entrepreneurship. In this report, Mexico scores highly in the "coordinated support" pillar.
Venture Capital in Mexico:
In an entrepreneur survey conducted in Mexico: 42% list venture capital as one of the three most important funding instruments for improving the long-term growth of Mexican entrepreneurship.
The Mexican Government's support for funding access:
The Mexican Government developed over 100 financing schemes. For example, regulatory reforms have enabled Mexican pension funds to invest greater sums in the VC sector. More recently, the Government has launched a new seed capital venture with US$22m of public sector funding available for co-investment with the private sector in early-stage businesses.
Read the full report here
"Private Equity Roundup Mexico", by EY.
This report examines the drivers of fund-raising, investment activity and exits.
In 2012, PE funds focused on Mexico raised US$1.3b, an increase of nearly 75% from the US$762m raised in 2011. Funding for Mexico's PE funds has come from three sources: foreign institutional investors, local family offices and government institutional investment.
- According to research firm WealthInsight, there are currently nearly 150,000 high-net-worth individuals (HNW) in Mexico, with collective assets of US$736b. Moreover, those assets are expected to reach US$1.1 trillion as early as 2017.
- Fondo de Fondos has more than US$605m under management and has invested in nearly 50 separate partnerships. It expects to make commitments to 20-30 additional funds over the next four years.
Since 2007, there have been more than 140 disclosed PE investments in Mexico, with an aggregate value of US$5.8b. To date in 2013, PE firms have announced 18 deals with a combined value of US$1.1b, which puts the year on track for a 36% increase over last year.
Over the last six years, PE firms have achieved at least US$1.4 billion in exited value in Mexico.
Read the full report: here
"Sovereign Wealth Funds Special Report", by Preqin.
Know more about this vital source of capital, which has reached a total of: US$5.38tn of assets under management in 2013.
The Report gives an overview on how sovereign wealth funds are investing in:
- Private equity: 51% of sovereign wealth funds are known to invest in private equity. Over two-thirds (72%) of sovereign wealth funds investing in private equity have a preference for VC vehicles.
- Real estate: they allocate a total of more than US$180bn to the asset class. 54% of all these sovereign entities currently invest in the asset class.
- Infrastructure: 57% of all sovereign wealth funds currently tracked by Preqin are known to actively invest in the infrastructure asset class.
- Hedge funds: are utilized by a relatively small proportion of sovereign wealth funds; 31% of these investors currently have an allocation to the asset class.
Read the Preqin Special Report: Sovereign Wealth Funds here.
"PE Fundraising Survival Guide" by Privcap.
In this executive briefing, expert panelists: Mounir Guen, CEO, MVision; Hussein Khalif, Partner, MVision; Muhannad Qubbaj, Managing Director, Gulf Capital and Lina Russo, Partner, MVision give advice about Private Equity fundraising fundamentals such as:
1. Emerging managers need vision and focus
2. Want to impress LPs? Show a pipeline, do a deal
3. Investors can forgive bad luck, but not bad investment processes
4. Downplaying bad deals makes the situation worse
5. When adding new strategies, don't look like an "asset gatherer"
Read the full briefing here
Subscription to Privcap for AMEXCAP members:
AMEXCAP is pleased to offer its members an exclusive 20% discount for a subscription to Privcap, provider of in-depth interviews and panel discussions with leading private capital experts on critical topics. Subscribe with AMEXCAP discount: here.