SparkLabs Global invests in Dating LATAM

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(PEHub) SparkLabs Global Ventures said Tuesday it invested in Dating LATAM, an online dating startup founded in Lima, Peru. Financial terms weren’t announced. Read more

Linzor Capital Raises US$621m Latin America Focused Fund

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(Press Release) Linzor Capital Partners (“Linzor”) is pleased to announce the final closing of its third fund, Linzor Capital Partners III, L.P. (“LCP III” or the “Fund”), held on May 14th with $621 million in aggregate capital commitments. Read more

Tribeca Exits Colombia’s Termocandelaria Power Limited (en español)

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(Press Release) Tribeca successfully sold its participation in Termocalendaria Power Limited to a group of previous minority stakeholders and institutional investors. Read more

Tribeca Fully Exits Bogota Beer Company

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(Press Release) Colombian private equity fund manager Tribeca successfully led the recent sale of Bogota Beer Company, “BBC”, Colombia’s leading craft brewer and pub operator, to AmBev, a leading brewer in Latin America. Read more

Hogarú Raises US$300k from Velum Ventures to Expand its Coverage (en español)

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(Pulsosocial) Tech and innovation investment fund Velum Ventures and based in Medellín, announced its twelfth investment in Hogarú, a Colombia based web application that provides cleaning services to homes and offices. Read more

Colombian Startup Viajala Closes Financing Round to Grow in Mexico (en español)

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(PulsoSocial) Viajala, the Medellín-based search engine for hotels and flights for LatinAmerica, closed a round let by Altabix, a subsidaiary of Mexican Hotel Group City Express. Socialatom Ventures, Wayra and others also participated in the round Read more

Colombia’s SEAF Raises New Agribusiness Fund (en español)

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(Portafolio) With an initial fundraising of US$10m, Small Enterprise Assistantes Funds (SEAF) has started a new agribusiness fund, Fondo de Agro–Negocios Colombia, which is expected to reach a total amount of US$30m by midyear. Read more

Autolab Raises US$500k to Grow Alternative Car Service Center Across LatAm

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(Press Release) Polymath Ventures’ Colombia-based Autolab announced a US$500k seed round from Colombian and international angel investors. With this round of financing, Autolab will begin expanding its successful auto repair model in Colombia. Read more

Accel Invests US$100m in QMC (em português)

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(Valor Econômico) A group of investors led by american private equity firm Accel Partners made an investment of US$100m in QMC Telecom International, a company that builds and manages mobile phone towers. Read more

IFC’s Global Infrastructure Fund Led US$320m Investment in Colombia’s Pacific Midstream Ltd

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(Press Release) IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and a consortium of investors led by IFC, including the IFC Global Infrastructure Fund, will invest US$320m in Pacific Midstream Ltd., a growing company that will play an important role in Colombia’s efforts to improve its oil and gas pipeline network. Read more