SMEs capture growth in expanding markets – Senior Solution is emblematic of the rapid expansion in emerging economies.
Azul Brazilian Airlines Makes Successful Demonstration Flight With Amyris Renewable Jet Fuel Produced From Sugarcane19/06/2012
Known as Azul+Verde, the Project is Pioneering the Development of Renewable Jet Fuels Produced From Sugarcane for Global Aviation
Amyris’s sugarcane-derived jet fuel ready to be used in Azul’s EMBRAER 195 powered by GE’s CF34 engines
In this edition of the Financial Times’ Fund Management weekly supplement, Alvaro Goncalves – CEO of Stratus Group outlines the great opportunity for investors seeking returns in the Brazilian mid-market.
In this interview, Álvaro Gonçalves, Managing Partner and CEO of Stratus Group, provides Privcap’s David Snow with an overview of the state of the Brazilian private equity market. They discuss the key opportunities and challenges for investors – and why a lack of information about Brazilian private equity remains a core challenge.
Brazil has supplanted the UK as the world’s sixth largest economy, according to the London-based Centre for Economics and Business Research. Brazil’s economy grew 7.5% last year.
According to the report, Brazil’s economy has surged because of vast reserves of natural resources and a rapidly growing, cash-rich middle class.
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The Financial Times and EMPEA (Emerging Markets Private Equity Association) organized a two-day event in London, bringing together leading figures from the world of private equity fund management, institutional investment, government and media to discuss the impact of private equity investment, performance and returns in global emerging markets. Continue reading
Alvaro Gonçalves, Managing Partner of Stratus Group (from min 02:30) and leading figures of private equity discuss the value, beyond capital, that PE and VC investors bring to portfolio companies.