Member Profile: Edgar Enrique Sandoval, Kandeo

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Member Profile: Edgar Enrique Sandoval, Kandeo

LAVCA caught up with Edgar Enrique Sandoval, Partner and CFO of Kandeo, to learn more about their core markets (Colombia, Mexico, and Peru) and how the integration of these economies as a result of the Pacific Alliance is creating an opportunity for mid-market private equity.
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Axon Partners Invests US$2m in Food Delivery Platform Mercadoni (en español)

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(Press Release) International investment group, Axon Partners Group, invested US$2m in Mercadoni consolidating its position as a regional investor with stakes in Mexico and Colombia. Read more

Nexxus Capital Completes Acquisition of IRCC

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(Press Release) Nexxus Capital announced that through Taco Holding, a portfolio company of Fideicomiso Nexxus Capital’s funds, it acquired Mexico’s Inversionistas en Restaurantes de Carnes y Cortes, a multi-brand restaurant platform specialized in the casual dining sector. Read more

H.I.G. Capital Bets on Small Businesses (em português)

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(Valor Econômico) Following an investment in Brazilian low-cost fitness center Self It, H.I.G. Capital will The firm is raising its second fund and will be opening offices in Colombia and Mexico. Read more

EXI Seeks US$42.8m via CKD (en español)

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(El Economista) EXI, investment fund focused on energy and infrastructure projects, announced a plan to raise US$42.8m with the sale of stakes in its CKD. 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

Javer Achieves the First IPO for 2016 in Latin America (en español)

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(Centro Urbano) Mexican homebuilder Javer has made its IPO, raising MXN1,801m (US$100m) in proceeds. Some of the company’s backers include Southern Cross Group, Evercore, and Arzentia. Read more

Deloitte & Basila Abogados: Certificados de Proyectos de Inversión (“CEPIs”)

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Deloitte: Certificados de Proyectos de
Inversión (“CEPIs”): Nuevo instrumento de inversión

December 2015


El 20 de octubre de 2015 se publicó en el Diario Oficial de la Federación la Resolución que modifica las disposiciones de carácter general aplicables a las emisoras de valores y a otros participantes del mercado de valores (“La Circular”). Read more

Platzi Raises US$2.1m (en español)

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(Pulso Social) Colombia based Platzi, one of the hottest startups to hit the digital media space in Latin America and the US, just raised US$2.1m in its first found of seed capital from investors including Omidyar, 500 Startups, FundersClub, Nazca Venturs and Amasia Ventures. Read more

LIV Capital Raises US$170m in First Close of Mexico Growth Fund IV

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(LAVCA) LIV Capital (formerly Latin Idea Ventures) held a first close on LIV Mexico Growth Fund IV on December 23, 2015. It raised a Mexican CKD of MXP$2,880 million (approximately US$170m), which will represent the Mexican investment vehicle of Fund IV. LIV is targeting US$250m for the total fund and is currently fundraising the parallel international Limited Partnership vehicle. Read more