March 5, 2019
LAVCA announced the winners of the 2019 Latin American Private Equity Awards.
“Linzor Capital Partner received the 2019 Social Responsibility in a PE Deal award for their
investment in Farmashop, a Uruguayan pharmacy chain with company-wide programs for employee
education and diverse hiring practices, including a pilot program to hire people with disabilities and
an annual campaign called Mamas, Tias, y Abuelas aimed at employing and mentoring women aged
35-50 who are looking to enter or re-enter the workforce.”
Judges included international institutional investors such as development finance institutions,
insurance companies, pension funds, and trusts. Scores took into consideration company
transformation, IRR, EBITDA, governance, and where relevant, social and environmental impact.