Private equity outlook worsens in Mexico

Private equity outlook worsens in Mexico

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Mexico's private equity industry could see deal numbers decline by 50% as growth slows in Latin America's second largest economy, LatinFinance has heard. "We could see activity falling 50% to six or eight deals, at least in the plus-$50m category," said the head of a private equity firm in Mexico City. "A lot of people are waiting to see what [President Andrés Manuel] Lopez Obrador does before making new investments." Mexico's private equity firms made 27 acquisitions for just over $1bn last y

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