Tags: Brazil, Fundraising, Series B, Valiant Capital Partners, VivaReal
(The Next Web) Online real estate marketplace VivaReal has raised a Series B round of funding worth around $15m (R$30m), the company announced today. It was led by Valiant Capital Partners, with follow-on investments from Kaszek Ventures and Brazilian fund Monashees Capital. Read more
Tags: Fundraising, Riverwood Capital, Technology, Venture Capital
(Alt Assets) Technology-focused investment firm Riverwood Capital has launched a venture capital fund with a US$35m target, AltAssets has learned. Read more at Alt Assets.
Tags: Blackstone Group, Brazil, Fundraising, Latin America, Park Hill Group, Patria Investimentos
(Financial News) Recent fears about emerging markets have not stopped two of Latin America’s most experienced buyout firms from sounding out investors about raising funds worth an expected US$2.5b for the region. One of the funds, Patria is targeting a fund of US$1.5b to invest in Brazil. Blackstone-owned private equity placement agent Park Hill Group will help Patria raise the funds. Read more at Financial News
Tags: Brazil, Caixa Economica, Fundraising
(Private Equity News) Brazilian state-run bank Caixa Economica Federal is in the final stages of raising a private equity fund with one billion Brazilian Reais (US$416m) in capital to invest in logistics that would tap opportunities as the country seeks to overhaul its outdated infrastructure, according to a person close to the plans. Read more at Private Equity News
Tags: Alothon Group, Fundraising, Latin America, Private Equity
(Alt Assets) Latin America-focused private equity firm Alothon Group has picked up more than US$85m towards a new buyout vehicle, AltAssets has learned. Read more at Alt Assets.
Tags: Argentina, Fundraising, Kaszek ventures, Venture Capital
(Alt Assets) Uruguay-based venture capital firm Kaszek Ventureshas raised US$135m for its second fund. The fund has secured $135m via three vehicles, according to documents filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Read more
Tags: Argentina, Fundraising, Private Equity, Riverwood Capital
(Alt Assets) Private equity firm Riverwood Capital has raised more than $350m for its latest fund, AltAssets has learned. Read more at Alt Assets.
Tags: Brazil, Fund of Funds, Fundraising, Spectra Management
(Valor Economico) Spectra Management initiated the capture of a new fund to select and apply funds that buy stakes in companies (private equity). Over US$50m have already been committed, the firm intends to raise up to US$200m. Read more
Tags: Alta Growth Capital, Fundraising, Mexico, Mid-Market
(Dow Jones) Mexican lower midmarket firm Alta Growth Capital is on pace to exceed the $150 million target it set for its second fund, according to a person with knowledge of the firm’s plans. Read more
Tags: ACON Investments, Emerging Markets, Fundraising, Latin America, Private Equity
(Alt Assets) Private equity firm ACON Investments has raised nearly $200m for its latest Latin American fund, AltAssets has learned. Read more at Alt Assets.