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Lucas de Beaufort

Lucas de Beaufort is the Lead Investment Officer for the Investment Funds team at IDB Invest, where he invests in private equity funds and multi-sector debt throughout Latin America. Lucas has more than 20 years of experience in debt and equity in Latin America. Before joining the IDB Group in 2019, he was responsible for raising and investing the Central American Mezzanine Infrastructure Funds (CAMIF I & II) in LAP Latin American Partners. Lucas also served as Head of Investor Relations. He previously co-managed a $1 billion Latino infrastructure fund at EMP Global. Prior to that, he was Investment Officer for Latin America at the Dutch development bank FMO. Lucas completed a master's degree in Corporate Law from Leiden University in the Netherlands and a Master's degree in International Economics and Latin American Studies from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), where he was a Fulbright scholar.

Posts by Lucas de Beaufort

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Helping Brazil to Cut Down on Water Losses

Brazil, a country with abundant water resources but also significant regional imbalances when it comes to access to clean water and sanitation, has surprisingly high rates of water losses. A new fund seeks to fund the fight for an efficient use of water and energy.

Fund Managers, Here’s How to Invest for a Low-Carbon, Climate-Resilient World

Five years ago this week, with the signing of the Paris Agreement, 189 countries made ambitious climate commitments, including to make all finance flows consistent with a low-carbon, climate-resilient world. Now, investors are increasingly focusing on climate change.