SANTIAGO, Chile – February 7, 2018: Leading investment bank BTG Pactual and global asset manager Capital Dynamics have today announced an exclusive partnership to distribute funds to institutional investors across Latin America.
This partnership will enable BTG Pactual’s Third Party Distribution division to promote Capital Dynamics’ private asset investment offerings to investors across the region.
Capital Dynamics is known for its innovative and tailored approach to investment strategies, responding to the specific needs and interests of clients in order to create the most effective solutions. The company’s investment professionals have a wealth of experience in private equity, private credit and clean energy infrastructure and currently oversee USD 15 billion in assets under management and advisement.
Martin Hahn, Chief Executive Officer at Capital Dynamics, stated, “We are thrilled to announce our launch into Latin America in recognition of the increasing demand for private asset investments in this region. We provide our clients with a truly differentiated and tailored investment experience, and we now look forward to offering these services to the Latin American investment community. We chose BTG Pactual based on their widespread and long-established presence across the region and comprehensive understanding of investor needs.”
Ignacio Pedrosa, head of Third Party Distribution at BTG, added, “Capital Dynamics is one of the best integrated alternative investments platforms worldwide, with relationships with around 350 fund managers globally and a strong culture of robust corporate governance. This agreement reaffirms our commitment to helping talented investment managers expand their distribution platforms to new markets and leveraging our deep network of institutional investors in Latin America.”
About Capital Dynamics
Capital Dynamics is an asset management firm focusing on private assets including private equity, private credit and clean energy infrastructure. Capital Dynamics offers a wide range of products including primary funds of funds, secondaries, direct investments, co-investments, customized separate accounts as well as structured private equity solutions. The firm has USD 15 billion in assets under management and advisement.
The firm was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland. However, Capital Dynamics’ history dates back to 1988 when its predecessor, Westport Private Equity, commenced operations in Birmingham, UK.
Over the past seven years, Capital Dynamics has expanded beyond private equity offerings. The firm established a clean energy infrastructure platform in 2010, for direct investments in real assets within the renewable energy sector. In 2017, a private credit team was established to leverage the firm's extensive general partner relationship network to originate and invest in private debt transactions for middle market companies owned private equity sponsors.
The investment management teams Managing Directors and Directors average over 20 years of investing experience. We believe our experience and culture of innovation give us insight and help us deliver returns for our clients. We invest locally while operating globally from our New York, London, Zug, Tokyo, Hong Kong, San Francisco, Munich, Birmingham and Seoul offices.
About BTG Pactual
BTG Pactual is the biggest Latin American investment bank, and operates in Investment Banking, Corporate Lending, Sales & Trading, Wealth Management and Asset Management. Since its inception in 1983, the bank has been run in accordance with a partnership model. As of today, it has 214 partners and 2,027 employees. For more information, please go to www.btgpactual.com
For Capital Dynamics enquiries, contact:
+44 (0) 20 3878 8562
For BTG Pactual enquiries, contact:
T: +56 2 2587 5313
Capital Dynamics comprises Capital Dynamics Holding AG and its affiliates. Capital Dynamics, Inc. is a registered investment advisor with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). Capital Dynamics Broker Dealer LLC. is a registered broker dealer registered with the SEC and is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Capital Dynamics Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the United Kingdom. For residents of the UK, this information is only directed at persons who have professional experience in matters relating to investments or who are high net worth persons, as those terms are defined in the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. This press release is not an offer of securities for sale. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration. The information herein should not be considered investment advice and is not intended to substitute for the exercise of professional judgment.