General Atlantic’s Martín Escobari to give keynote at Latin Lawyer Live Private Equity

General Atlantic’s Martín Escobari to give keynote at Latin Lawyer Live Private Equity

The managing director and head of Latin America at private equity investor General Atlantic will deliver the keynote address at the upcoming Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Private Equity, which takes place in October in New York.

The conference – which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year – is co-chaired by Todd Crider of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York and Jean Michel Enríquez of Mexico’s Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez. It takes place on Tuesday 8 October at Simpson Thacher’s New York office. 

Tickets are available to buy here. A discounted super early booking rate for private practitioners expires on 30 August.

Before joining General Atlantic in 2012 Escobari was a managing director at Advent International, where he focused on the financial services sector. Prior to that, he was co-founder and CFO of, a leading Brazilian online retailer that went public on Brazil’s Bovespa and was sold to Lojas Americanas in 2006. He started his career as a management consultant at The Boston Consulting Group.

The full programme for Latin Lawyer Live Private Equity is available here. The conference will feature a bankers’ panel, where leading private equity bankers discuss the current deal flow, opportunities and challenges in Latin America, as well as a session on Latin America’s technology boom and the opportunities for investors within. Additional panel discussions will delve into the do’s and don’ts of private equity deal-making in 2019; what private equity entities tainted by corruption scandals should do to avoid reputational damage; and the future of fundraising across the region. The closing panel will consider private equity success stories from the region by taking a close look at recent exits.

Speakers are confirmed from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Debevoise & Plimpton, Morrison & Foerster, Shearman & Sterling and Sullivan & Cromwell in New York; Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal in Argentina; Azevedo Sette Advogados and global risk consultancy Control Risks in Brazil; Aninat Schwencke & Cia in Chile; Brigard Urrutia in Colombia; Von Wobeser y Sierra SC in Mexico City; and Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru). More speakers will be confirmed soon.

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