Mexico’s Axis Capital Management Back in the Market with a Target of MXN6.9bn (US$510m) (en español)

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(Press Release) Axis Capital Management is back with a Target of MXN6.9bn (US$510m). Read more

South Ventures Fund in AlaMaula Invests

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(South Ventures) The Founder of AlaMaula invested in South Venture’s SV Global Fund II, which has received investments from over 200 investors. Read more

Invest Tech Raises R$209m for IT and Telecom (em português )

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(Consecti) Invest Tech, a private equity fund manager focused on technology and telecommunications, closed its second fund, with assets of R$209m, exceeding their fundraising goal of R$180m. Read more

Alta Growth Capital closes Mexico Fund II with US$142m

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(Press Release) Alta Growth Capital (“Alta”) announced today that it has completed a final close of Alta Growth Capital, Mexico Fund II, L.P. (“AGC Fund II”) with $142 million in commitments. AGC Fund II is nearly double the size of Alta’s debut fund which closed in 2009. All of the institutional investors from Fund I committed to AGC Fund II along with several new limited partners. Altogether, Fund II was supported by a diverse group of Mexican and international LP’s. Read more

Advent Nearing Close of Sixth Latin American Private Equity Fund

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(Dow Jones) Advent International expects to wrap up fundraising for its sixth Latin American private equity fund, for which it is targeting US$2b, by late September, according to a presentation delivered by the firm to the Washington State Investment Board on Sept. 4. Read more

Brazil’s NEO Investimentos Targets International Capital for First Time

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(PEHub) NEO Investimentos, a Brazilian-based GP, is raising its third fund and targeting international limited partners for the first time, according to two people with knowledge of the process, as well as regulatory documents. Read more

Advent US$2b Latin America Fundraise Confirmed by LPs

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Limited partners have confirmed that Advent International is fundraising for a US$2b Latin America-focused fund. Read more

ACON Investments Closes Latin America Fund on US$515m

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(PEHub) ACON Investments has closed ACON Latin America Opportunities Fund IV on US$515m. Read more

Patria First to Finish Line in Brazil Fundraising Marathon

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(PEHub) Patria Investimentos, the Brazil-focused private equity shop backed by The Blackstone Group, has emerged first among a group of contenders raising money for new Brazil funds. Read more

Venture Partners Mexico Launches Its Second Fund

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Press Release) Venture Partners Mexico announces the first closing of its second fund, Venture Innovation Fund II. The firm will focus on service innovation in health care, financial services, mobility and consumer internet; while its investment criteria will weight scalability, superior management, sustained traction and exit potential. Read more