Friday, October 15, 2010

Carlyle's Brazil Criteria: It's Not America

Carlyle Group co-founder Daniel D'Aniello spoke on his firm's interest in Brazil. Reasons include:

Brazil’s burgeoning middle class, increased transparency in business, low dependence on foreign imports, and abundance of self-sustaining natural resources all make the country particular appealing to the Carlyle Group, which boasts over 1300 investors in 72 countries.

Brazil is a hot place for Carlyle's bazillians.  It's the anti-America for this politically-connected private equity underwriter (PEU).