Data & Intelligence

Latin America 2021 Industry Data and Analysis

The LAVCA 2021 Industry Data & Analysis includes data and insights on fundraising, investment and exit activity from the full year in 2020. Member access includes:

  • LAVCA Analysis: A summary of key trends and y-o-y comparisons, including eight-year trends on fundraising, investment and exits, plus highlighted deals and a breakdown of LAVCA data methodology.
  • Excel File: A total of 14 tabs with graphs including Fundraising Totals and Geographic Focus of Funds Raised; Investments by Asset Class, Transaction Size, Country, Stage and Sector; VC Investment; Exits by Country and Sector; and breakouts for the Andean Region, Argentina, Brazil and Mexico.
  • NEW in 2021! For the first time, this report includes private credit activity, as well as a listing of 300+ notable publicly disclosed transactions and fund closings. In addition, reported investment totals now include contributions by co-investors, as well as acquisition or project financing.

EMPEA Members can log in to receive exclusive access to the full detailed reports (PDF) and underlying data (Excel)


EMPEA represents the leading global investors in EM. I look forward to working alongside to drive much-needed capital for financing entrepreneurs and businesses worldwide.

Renuka Ramnath | Founder, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Multiples Alternate Asset Management Private Limited

EMPEA plays an important and energetic role across the markets it represents, driving outreach and research initiatives, and promoting the role of private capital.

Brian Lim | Partner and Head of Asia and Emerging Markets, Pantheon Ventures

The developed markets have no equivalent to the role EMPEA is playing as a convener and source of trusted information in the emerging markets.

David Rubenstein | Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman, The Carlyle Group

I’m honored to join fellow industry pioneers in the leadership of an unparalleled network, filled with first movers, shaping the future of industries and communities.

Dr. Andrew Kuper | Founder and CEO, LeapFrog Investments

EMPEA's market and industry intelligence opens doors to new sources of capital.  I look forward to the future success of EMPEA and its members.

Torbjorn Caesar | Senior Partner, Actis

While there are certainly challenges for the industry, the opportunities abound in our target markets and globally, making a global association like EMPEA more relevant than ever.

Drew Guff | Managing Director & Founding Partner, Siguler Guff & Company