Sam Zell’s Equity International is seeking new real estate-related investments in Brazil as record low interest rates accelerate growth in Latin America’s biggest economy.

Equity International is looking to tap Brazil’s 'relatively immature' commercial real estate finance business after selling assets in Mexico and Chile, chief strategic officer Thomas McDonald said.

'Right now some of the most interesting investments in the world are in Brazil,' McDonald said today in a telephone interview from Chicago. 'We see ourselves making investments in a couple more companies.'