Hook Em: Texas Billionaire Tom Hicks Still Long on Argentina

Patrick Archer foreign investment, real estate, visionaries

Texas and Argentina have some wonderful things in common: good people, great beef, authentic cowboys and wide open spaces just to name a few. Maybe that’s why Dallas billionaire Thomas Hicks set his sights on the Pampas and Patagonia in the 1980’s. His now legendary private equity firms completed billions in leveraged acquisitions in the years that followed, including several …

A New Day Dawning for Private Equity in Buenos Aires

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, competitiveness, foreign investment, franchises

The Reuters Latin America Investment Summit takes place this week in Buenos Aires with fund managers and regional analysts dishing on sector opportunities, country risk and private equity. One of the largest players in Buenos Aires private equity is Pegasus with a balanced portfolio of retail and real estate holdings. After a turbulent decade, Pegasus President Mario Quintana feels like …