Credicorp and Sura Create Colombian Infrastructure Fund (en español)

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(Gestión) Sura Asset Management and Credicorp officiated a regional partnership to which would allow them to mobilize private resources to generate high impact economic initiatives via a 4G private equity fund. Read more

Goldman Sachs Inks Joint Mexico Energy, Infrastructure Deal

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(Reuters) The private equity arm of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has teamed up with Mexican consulting firm Ainda to jointly invest US$1.15b in energy and infrastructure projects in Mexico. Read more

Advent International Agrees to Sell Dominican Airport Concessionaire Aerodom to Vinci Airports

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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 sell Aeropuertos Dominicanos Siglo XXI (“Aerodom”), the leading airport group in the Dominican Republic, to Vinci Airports, the airport operating subsidiary of Vinci SA. Terms of the transaction, which is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2016, were not disclosed. Read more

Mexico’s Pemex Inks Deal with Global Water Development Partners

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(Reuters) Global Water Development Partners, which is owned by Blackstone’s energy PE funds, has committed to invest up to US$800m in water treatment infrastructure projects for Pemex. Read more

Pension Funds Make Commitments to Debt Fund Lead by CAF and Ashmore to Fund 4G Highway Overhaul Project (en español)

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(CAF) With a size of COL$1.4b, the private equity fund created by CAF and Ashmore Group will provide financing to infrastructure PPP projects in Colombia. Read more

Brookfield Nearly Closes Invepar Deal

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(PEHub) Creditors of Grupo OAS , the Brazilian engineering firm under creditor protection, have preliminary agreed to sell a 24.4 percent stake in infrastructure firm Invepar to Brookfield Asset Management Inc, two sources with direct knowledge of the situation said on Tuesday. Read more

Darby Assumes Control of Santander’s Mantiq Investimentos (em português)

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(Valor Econômico) American private equity firm, Darby Overseas Investments, has taken over management of Satander’s Brazilian infrastructure investment fund, Mantiq Investmentos. Read more

Macquarie Sets Up Brazil Infrastructure Fund

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(Dealbook) The Macquarie Group, the Australian investment bank, has raised over R$600m, or US$159m, from Brazilian investors and is nearing a first close for its debut Brazil infrastructure fund, according to a person briefed on the bank’s plans. Read more

CAF Proposes New Infrastructure US$5b Fund (em português)

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(Valor Econômico) CAF is in advanced talks with the Brazilian government to launch a US$5bn infrastructure fund in 1H2016. This new fund would be capitalized by international institutional investors and would follow a similar model to the one CAF is using in Colombia to raise a US$1bn senior debt fund in partnership with the Ashmore Group. Read more

Advent International Considers Bidding for Brazilian Cargo Company Sepetiba Tecon (em português)

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(Exame) Advent International, the Boston based private equity firm that launched a US$2.1b Latin American fund this past year, is considering making a bid for Brazilian cargo and container services firm Sepetiba Tecon, a unit of Cia. Siderúrgica Nacional SA. Read more