EMPEA Insight: Brazil (May 2010)

Brazil’s economic performance over the last two years has inspired tremendous optimism among investors circling Latin America’s largest economy for opportunities. The International Monetary Fund projects that Brazil’s economy will grow 5.5% in 2010. The confidence in Brazil’s future is echoed by institutional investors. For the second year in a row, Brazil ranked as the second most attractive emerging market for private equity investment in the 2010 EMPEA / Coller Capital Emerging Markets Private Equity Survey.