Marcelo Di Lorenzo and Rodrigo Galvão Form Atlântico Sul Capital Partners

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(Press Release) We are very pleased to announce the formation of Atlântico Sul Capital Partners, a new Brazilian private equity manager, established by 3i Brazil former partners Marcelo Di Lorenzo and Rodrigo Galvão.

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BNDES Looks to PE Funds, Direct Investment Amid Growth-Company Rush

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(LatinFinance) Brazil’s development bank will invest in up to 12 private equity companies and support Bovespa Mas trading, in a drive to facilitate capital markets access for the country’s smaller firms. Read more

Ideiasnet Announces the Sale of iMusica to Claro

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(Press Release) Ideiasnet announced the sale of its stake in iMusica, a Brazil-based digital content distributor, to Claro S.A. Read more

Darby Private Equity Nears Final Closing for Brazilian Infra Vehicle

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(Alt Assets) Emerging markets-focused Darby Private Equity is nearing a final close for a Brazilian-focused infrastructure fund. Read more at Alt Assets.

Brazil’s BTG Eyes US$1.5b Fundraise

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(Alt Assets) Brazilian investment bank BTG Pactual is seeking US$1.5b for a new private equity fund. Read more at Alt Assets.

ABVCAP Announces Fernando Borges of Carlyle New President (em português)

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(Press Release) Fernando Borges, Managing Director and “Co-head” of the Carlyle Group private equity operations in Brazil and in South America, has just been elected new president of the Brazilian Association of Private Equity & Venture Capital (ABVCAP), for the term of two years (2014-2016). Read more

Saeed Amidi’s Global Accelerator Network Plug And Play Expands To Brazil

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(TechCrunch) The warp and weft of Saeed Amidi’s family story – transitioning from Iranian immigrants fleeing revolution in the 1970s to running a multi-million-dollar global family office and a vast technology accelerator network – is one that could only have been woven in Silicon Valley. Read more

OQVestir Receives Third Round of Investments from TMG Capital (em português)

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(Startupi) OQVestir, the leading online store for female luxury fashion, received its third investment of US$30m in a round that included funding from TMG Capital. Previous rounds included investments from Kaszek Ventures and Tiger Global. The objective of the new round is to continue with its plans for expansion. Read more

Singapore’s GIC Opens Sao Paulo Office

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(Pensions & Investments) Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Private Ltd. officially opened an office in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday. Read more

A5 Internet Invests $US5m in E2E

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(Press Release) A5 Internet Investments, an investment company in web business headed by entrepreneur Paul Humberg, has just made a contribution of US$5m to e-commerce fashion platform, E2E. Read more