Vinci Targets US$500m-US$700m for an Infrastructure-Focused Fund

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(Bloomberg) Vinci Partners is reportedly in the market targeting US$500m to US$700m in capital commitments for a fund that will target infrastructure opportunities in Brazil. Read more

Pátria Investimentos Invests in Odata (em português)

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(Valor Econômico) Pátria Investimentos, through its infrastructure arm P2Brasil, has made an initial commitment of R$200m to newly established Brazilian data center company Odata. This is Pátria’s debut investment in this space. Read more

GP Investments Closes Bid in BR Properties (em português)

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(Isto e Dinheiro) GP Investments has successfully completed its takeover bid of Brazilian real estate company BR Properties. The R$1.896b transaction included funding from Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA). Read more

BlackRock to Launch First LatAm Infra Fund

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(Reuters) BlackRock targets 2016 launch for LatAm infrastructure fund. BlackRock Inc is accelerating its push in Latin America, making plans for its first launch of a private equity infrastructure fund targeting that market. Read more

Ignia Invests in Aqua Sustenable Tres (en español)

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(Grupo BMV) Ignia has made a MXN$6,334,822 (US$362,821) convertible debt investment in Aqua Sustentable Tres, a company that builds water distribution networks in Mexico. Read more

Evolvere Capital Purchases Emerson’s Network Power Business in Venezuela

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(Press Release) Evolvere Capital, a private equity firm, announced the purchase of Emerson’s Network Power business in Venezuela. Going forward, the business will be a distributor for Network Power in the Venezuelan market. Read more

Patria’s P2 Brasil to Investment R$405m in Brazil Power Infrastructure (em português)

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(Portal Brasil) P2Brasil, Patria Investimentos’ private equity infrastructure arm, will invest R$405m (US$113m) in the construction of power transmission lines in Brazil. Read more

Tribeca Exits City Parking with 21.4% IRR

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(Infrastructure Investor) After three years in the business, the Colombian GP, Tribeca Asset Management, is selling its stake in the company holding City Parking SAS to the world’s largest parking operator, Indigo Infrastructure. Read more

Monterra Energy Announces Strategic Pipeline Project in Central Mexico

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(Businesswire) Monterra Energy, a firm that received an equity commitment from KKR in May 2015, announced its plan to build a refined products pipeline in Central Mexico. Read more

OTPP Names New Latin American Infrastructure Chief

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(PEI) The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTTP) has appointed Dale Burgess as head of its Latin American infrastructure team. Read more