WSJ Pro: Brazil Stands Out in Emerging Markets | Enhanced Healthcare Partners Raises $300 Million | EQT Goes Public

Source: WSJ Pro Private Equity | Author(s): Laura Kreutzer

Robust deal making in Brazil provided a bright spot amid a global slowdown in emerging-market private-equity activity during the first half of 2019, new industry data show.

Private-capital firms invested a total of $3.11 billion across 65 transactions in Brazil this year through June, more than doubling the amount invested in the same period last year and surpassing the $3.01 billion invested through 180 deals during all of 2018, according to data released Tuesday by the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association.

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