Warburg Pincus Completes Fundraising for US$12b Global Private Equity Fund

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(Press Release) Warburg Pincus, a leading global private equity firm focused on growth investing, today announced it has successfully raised its latest global fund, Warburg Pincus Private Equity XII, L.P. (“Warburg Pincus XII”). Launched in May 2015, Warburg Pincus XII has received third party commitments significantly in excess of its $12 billion hard cap. Read more

Fondo de Fondos Raises Capital for Energy Sector (en español)

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(El Economista) Fondo de Fondos, whose stakeholders include Nacional Financiera, Bancomext, Banobras and Focir, hope to raise US$300m to invest in energy sector businesses. Read more

EIM Capital Invests US$500m in León for Electrical Projects

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(El Financiero) Expresident Vincente Fox Quezada announced that investment fund EIM Capital, has committed to investing US$500m into León for electric field projects. Read more

Barclays Partners With Batista Alumni in First Brazil Investment

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(Bloomberg) Barclays Natrual Resource Investments is buying a stake in Brazil’s Cia. Positiva de Energia SA a Rio de Janeiro-based electricity start-up created to develop electricity and power generation projects founded by Eike Batista. Read more

Actis Opens Office in Mexico City

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(PEHub) Actis said Tuesday it has opened an office in Mexico City. Actis focuses on emerging markets with investments in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Other Actis offices are located in Sao Paulo, Cairo, Beijing, Mumbai, Johannesburg, London, Nairobi, Delhi, New York, Lagos and Singapore. Read more

Vinci Sells Stake in Equatorial Energia for R$700m

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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

KKR and Monterra Energy Form Joint Venture

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(PEHub) KKR and Monterra Energy have launched a joint venture that will focus on investing in Mexico’s midstream energy sector. No financial terms were disclosed. 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

Partners Group Raises US$500m Equity for Fermaca

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(PEHub) Partners Group raised an additional US$500m equity for portfolio company, Fermaca. Based in Cuidad de Mexico, D.F., Fermaca builds, owns and operates pipelines and other related energy assets in Mexico. Read more