Much has changed in the last 4 years. Mexico keeps living a prosperous moment when it comes to private equity investments. The PE industry has grown a in a double digit annual growth rate (15.25% for the last 10 years), reaching now over USD$51.4bn in capital commitments to Private Equity investments in a diverse pool of sectors and strategies.
Mexico´s Private Equity Industry has 177 active fund managers, 7.4X since its beginnings in 2005, of which 109 are Mexican GPs, 68 foreign GPs, 74 CKDs, 1 CERPI and 1 FIBRA E.
AMEXCAP has registered 2,045 transactions over all, of which 269 were done in 2016 and 140 this year: 119 Venture Capital deals, 12 Growth & LBO deals, 4 Real Estate deals, 4 Infrastructure & Energy deals and 3 Debt deals. On the liquidity side, during 2016 and 2017 we had 74 exits and the IPOs of Ban Banjio, Traxión, and Vista Oil & Gas in the Mexican Stock Exchange. Historically we have had 18 IPOs of PE backed companies.