Rohatyn-backed Mexico Green Energy Fund Almost Half Way to US$200m Target

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(AltAssets) A fund jointly managed by private equity firms The Rohatyn Group and Spanish-based BK Partners has registered commitments of US$93.3m for Mexican green energy fund. Read more at Alt Assets

Partners Group to Focus on Americas

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(PEHub) Partners Group has opened a Houston, Texas office to focus on coverage in the U.S. and Latin America. Todd Bright, managing director and head of infrastructure Americas, will head the office. The office is Partners Group’s third in the U.S., and 18th in total. Read more

ACON Investments Closes Latin America Fund on US$515m

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(PEHub) ACON Investments has closed ACON Latin America Opportunities Fund IV on US$515m. Read more

Macquarie Mulls Latin American Fund

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(Press Release) The A$427bn asset manager intends to use its presence in Mexico as a stepping stone to venture further south. Read more

Capital Indigo invests in Indigo Proambiental

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(Press Release) Capital Indigo announced that its fund “Indigo 1 FICAP” made on June 4, 2014 an investment in Indigo Proambiental SAPI de CV. Read more

IFC invests in Capital Índigo

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(Press Release) Capital Índigo secured an investment by the International Finance Corporation (“IFC”) in its fund “Índigo I FICAP”, which is focused primarily on growth-equity and mezzanine investments in Mexican companies. The IFC participation will be instrumental for the ongoing implementation of the Fund’s investment thesis. Read more

Advance Real Estate Announces US$250 Million of New Equity Capital for Mexican Industrial Property Expansion

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(Press Release) Advance Real Estate, an industrial property developer in Central Mexico, announced today US$250 million in new equity capital to expand its portfolio. The equity comes from an asset-level joint venture with one of Canada’s largest pension funds and will support the development of 800,000 square meters (approximately 8.4 million square feet) of new gross leasable area. This investment follows on the October 2013 entity-level investment from Equity International (EI), the Chicago-based institutional real estate investment company led by Sam Zell and Tom Heneghan. Read more

Mexico energy laws likely to be approved by early August -senator

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(Reuters) Mexican laws that lay out the fine print of a landmark energy sector overhaul approved last year should be passed by lawmakers in early August at the latest, a ruling party senator said on Tuesday. Read more

Linio, Rocket Internet’s Amazon Play In Latin America, Rakes In Another $79M

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(TechCrunch) Rocket Internet, the Berlin-based e-commerce incubator, is today announcing the latest chapter in its strategy to build out businesses in emerging countries. Linio, an Amazon-style e-commerce marketplace active in Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela and Peru, has raised an additional $79 million (€58 million), led by new investor Northgate Capital and Access Industries. The company says the financing will be used to expand its footprint to other large Latin American markets like Chile and beyond. Read more

Mexico’s Actinver raises $62.3m for new private equity fund

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(Bloomberg) Corp. Actinver SAB said it raised US$62.3m for a new Mexico-focused private-equity fund, joining KKR & Co. and General Atlantic LLC in exploring opportunities as the country revamps its oil industry. Read more