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 COL1.4bn, the private equity fund will provide financing to infrastructure PPP projects in Colombia
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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

Patria Investimentos now owns 100% of P2 Brasil (em português)

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(Reuters) Cade approved a 40% increase in Patria Investimentos’ shares of Brazilian infrastructure fund P2 Brasil. With this transaction, Patria now owns 100% of P2. Read more

Infrastructure Businesses Dânica and Pátria’s Zipco Announce Merger

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( Structural manufacturers for construction Dânica and Zipco announced a merger of an operation that involves investors Pátria Investimentos creating a company with sales of close to R$600m. Read more

Brazil’s BNDES to Disburse US$19.4b for Infrastructure

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(The Rio Times) Brazil’s Social and Economic Development Bank, BNDES, announced this week it would allocate approximately R$60b (around US$19.4b) from a total of R$170b (approximately US$55b) of disbursements planned for 2015 towards the infrastructure sector. The volume of disbursements for the sector, forty percent of the total made by the Bank, is similar to that seen in 2014, despite the overall deterioration of Brazil’s economic scenario this year. Read more

Grupo Toyota Purchases NovaAgri from P2 Brasil (em português)

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(Valor Econômico) Brazil’s Administrative Council for Economic Defense (Cade) approved Toyota Tsusho Corporation’s purchase of NovaAgri, an infrastructure and logistics branch. Read more