Gerbera Capital Venture Equity Invests in Taco Holding, S.A.P.I. (en español)

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(Press Release) Gerbera Capital Venture Equity Fund completed an investment in Taco Holding. Taco Holding is a business promoted by Nexxus Capital and master franchise operator in Mexico and Latin America of Krispy Kreme, Sbarro. Its brands include Sixties Burger, Cafe Diletto, Arrachera House, Neve Gelato, Nunnys, Taco Inn and Farolito with roughly 500 units in Mexico, Central America and Colombia. Read more

Carlos Wizard Martins Acquires Franchise Network Mundo Verde (em português)

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(Exame) Axxon Group has sold Mundo Verde, Brazil’s largest organic products retailer, to business man Carlos Wizard Martins. Financial details were not disclosed and the transaction is still pending regulatory approval from CADE. Read more

Online Food Delivery Moves in LatAm: Delivery Hero Acquires PedidosYa (en español)

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(Pulso Social) Uruguayan PedidosYa, previous portfolio company of Kasek Ventures and Atomico, has been acquired by Berlin-based Delivery Hero, one of the biggest global players in online food delivery. Read more

Capital Indigo Invests in Interdeli

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(Press Release) Capital Indigo announced that its fund “Indigo 1” has made an investment in Interdeli SAPI de CV for a majority control position. Read more

AXON Co-Invests in JUST EAT

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(Press Release) Leading online delivery platform, JUST EAT INDIA, has joined private equity fund Axon Partners Group, to co-invest up to US$5M in JUST EAT’s India operations. Read more

Portal HelloFood buys Peixe Urbano Delivery (em português)

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(Valor) Operating in Brazil for little over six months, Rocket Internet’s HelloFood has just made its third acquisition: competitor Peixe Urbano Delivery. Read more

H.I.G. Capital Invests in Brazilian Ice Cream Company, Creme Mel

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(BusinessWire) H.I.G. Capital, LLC (“H.I.G.”), a leading global private investment firm, announced today that its Brazilian affiliate has completed a strategic investment in Creme Mel Sorvetes (“Creme Mel” or “The Company”), a leading Brazilian Ice Cream Company. Read more

Sinimanes Joins NXTP Labs

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(Pulso Social) Online food delivery startup Sinimanes is now gracing the halls of NXTP Labs, having been selected by the Buenos Aires accelerator to join its latest batch of companies. Read more

Entrepreneur Profile: An Interview with Deborah Dana, Kiwilimon

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Entrepreneur Profile: An Interview with Deborah Dana, Kiwilimon

Deborah Dana, the founder of Kiwilimon, gave LAVCA details about Kiwilimon’s strategy to tailor the burgeoning online food and drink space for Spanish-speaking gourmands. Read more

Brazil meatpacker Marfrig may sell stake to cut debt-report

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(Reuters) August 24, 2012 – Marfrig, Brazil’s No. 2 meat producer, is considering selling a stake in a bid to rein in debt, Bloomberg reported on Friday, saying potential bidders could include rival Tyson Foods Inc and buyout firm Blackstone Group LP. Read more