HIX Capital Buys Participation in Senior Solution from Stratus (em português)

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(ComputerWorld) Private equity fund Stratus has sold is participation (8.7%) in Brazil software manufacturer, Senior Solution, to HIX Capital. Read more

IdeiasNet Injects R$50m in Officer (em português)

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(Baguete) Officer, Brazil distributor of IT products, announced receiving an investment of R$50m from IdeiasNet. Read more

GTIS Partners and GP Investmentos Announce Offer for Brazil Hospitality Group (BHG)

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(Businesswire) GTIS Partners L.P., a real estate private equity firm headquartered in New York City with offices in São Paulo, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Paris, and GP Investmentos, a leading alternative investments firm in Latin America, with offices in São Paulo, New York, London, and Bermudas, today announced they have successfully concluded their August 2014 US$400m offer for the shares of Brazil Hospitality Group (BHG). BHG is Brazil’s largest hotel owner and one of the country’s leading hotel operators. Read more

Vinci Sells Stake in Equatorial Energia for R$7m

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(Agência Estado) The Fund (FIP) PCP, managed by Vinci Capital Management Resources, sold its shareholding in Equatorial Energia for approximately R$700m, or about 10.5% of the company’s shares. Read more

Brazil’s BTG Pactual, P2 Sells Energy Company to SunEdison

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(Reuters) Brazil’s BTG Pactual and its partners P2Brasil and GMR Energia jointly sold 100% of renewable energy company Latin America Power (LAP) to SunEdison. Read more

Graycliff Partners Exits Medquímica in Sale to Lupin

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(Press Release) Pharma Major Lupin Limited announced the acquisition of 100% equity stake in Medquimica Industria Farmaceutica S.A., Brazi subject to certain closing conditions. Read more

Mitsui, Omidyar Network Lead US$7m Funding in Brazil’s Geekie

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(PEHub) Mitsui & Co. and Omidyar Network led a US$7m Series B funding in Geekie, a Brazilian education technology company. Existing investors Gera Venture and Virtuose also participated in the funding. Read more

Accel Renews Commitment To Brazilian Startups With US$10m EduK Investment

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(TechCrunch) Despite an uncertain macroeconomic picture, Accel Partners, one of the most successful investment firms in the U.S., is keeping up the pace of investments in Brazil with a new commitment to the online education service eduK. Read more

BTG Pactual Asset Management Raises US$860m Timberland Fund

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(Press Release) – BTG Pactual Asset Management announced today that it has successfully finalized the fundraising of the BTG Pactual Brazil Timberland Fund I (the “Fund”) with equity commitments totaling US$860 million, creating a fund to invest in timberland in Brazil and other countries in Latin America. Read more

Edools Receives Investment from 500 Startups (em português)

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(Baguete) Edols, a platform for online learning, recieved a new round of investments from 500 startups. With this, the business will expand operations to the US market. Read more