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Private equity

Kirkland & Ellis hires Brazilian investment funds partner in London

The London office of US private equity heavyweight Kirkland & Ellis – the world's highest-grossing law firm – has recruited a Brazilian former Paul Hastings LLP lawyer as partner in its investment funds practice.

Garrigues helps launch Pacific Alliance infrastructure fund

Softbank invests in Brazilian pet product retailer

Features

Edging out the competition

Christopher Finn, global head of operations at alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group, speaks to Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP’s Todd Crider about private equity’s prospects in Latin America, the rewards of having on-the-ground expertise and what he looks for in external legal counsel.

Latin Lawyer’s 8th annual private equity conference