ALLVP Invests in Visor, Loan Originator & Customer Management Platform for Financial Institutions Targeting the SME Sector in Latam

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(Warburg Pincus) The Most Active Fund in the Early Stage Venture Capital Industry Announces its 3rd investment in the high- potential fintech sector with Visor. Read more

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

Elevar Equity Fund III Raises US$74m

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(PEHub) Elevar Equity said Wednesday that its third venture capital fund closed at US$74 million. Elevar Equity III L. P. will focus on commercial investments in early stage companies providing financial services, education, housing and healthcare to low-income communities primarily in India and Latin America. Investors of Fund III include the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Oblate International Pastoral Investment Trust, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Omidyar Network, Prudential Financial Inc., the Rockefeller Foundation, Blue Haven Initiative, Treehouse Investments as well as family offices, private foundations and a university endowment. Read more

Unifin to End IPO Drought (en español)

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(El Financiero) Unifin Financiera, a financial services company on Mexico, will be made public on the BMV with a mixed global public offering of 112 million common shares on May 22, which would end a five month IPO drought. Read more

Advent International to Acquire a Stake in Grupo Financiero Mifel

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(Press Release) Advent International, one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors, today announced that it has agreed to acquire a stake, through a capital injection, in Grupo Financiero Mifel (“Mifel”), a leading Mexican bank serving the mass-affluent retail segment. The transaction, subject to regulatory approval and certain closing conditions, is expected to be completed in the first half of 2015. Read more

Concil Receives Contribution of R$1m from the Paulista Innovation Fund

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The Concil, a company specializing in credit reconciliation, received an investment of R$1m from the Paulista Innovation Fund, founded by the SP – Paulista Development Agency. The fund is a part of the São Paulo government sponsored São Paulo Inova Program. Read more

Alta Ventures Backs kubo.financiero

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(Press Release) kubo.financiero adds new partners to its capital structure: Alta Ventures México and Capital Emprendedor with an investment of US$1.7m to reach a total of US$3.7m of capital. Read more

Precifica Receives R$3m from Hi Partners (em português)

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(E-commerce News) Precifica, an intelligent pricing platform for businesses, announced an investment of R$3m from Hi Partners, a holding company focused on innovative Tech and Internet companies. The investment will be used to improve the platform. Read more

Management Startup Nibo Receives Investment from Two Funds

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(Exame) Nibo, the financial software management company for small and medium businesses, announced today a new investment from funds Redpont e.Ventures and Valor Capital Group. In addition, the startup launched a new tool to facilitate communication between entrepreneurs and accountants. Read more

Ainstec Receives Contribution of DGF Investimentos

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(Monitor Digital) Ainstec, a credit card and accounting consolidation services company, announced received an investment from DGF Investimentos, a private equity and venture capital investment group. Read more