SparkLabs Global invests in Dating LATAM

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(PEHub) SparkLabs Global Ventures said Tuesday it invested in Dating LATAM, an online dating startup founded in Lima, Peru. Financial terms weren’t announced. Read more

Aliada, A Housekeeping Service With A Social Justice Slant, Raises US$800k

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(TechCrunch) Aliada, a housekeeping booking service based in Mexico City, is offering a new, socially responsible model for one of the most maligned segments of the on-demand economy. Read more

KKR and Monterra Energy Form Joint Venture

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(PEHub) KKR and Monterra Energy have launched a joint venture that will focus on investing in Mexico’s midstream energy sector. No financial terms were disclosed. Read more

Linzor Capital Raises US$621m Latin America Focused Fund

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(Press Release) Linzor Capital Partners (“Linzor”) is pleased to announce the final closing of its third fund, Linzor Capital Partners III, L.P. (“LCP III” or the “Fund”), held on May 14th with $621 million in aggregate capital commitments. Read more

Partners Group Raises US$500m Equity for Fermaca

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(PEHub) Partners Group raised an additional US$500m equity for portfolio company, Fermaca. Based in Cuidad de Mexico, D.F., Fermaca builds, owns and operates pipelines and other related energy assets in Mexico. Read more

Nexxus Capital Announces Investment in AGS NASOFT

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(Press Release) Nexxus Capital announced that through Nexxus VI Trust and Nexxus Capital Private Equity VI, L.P. (jointly “Nexxus VI” or the “Fund”) has agreed to acquire, subject to certain closing conditions, a combined stake of 28.61% in AGS NASOFT (“NASOFT”), a multiregional IT services company specialized in critical IT development and support services, as well as SAP implementation services. Read more

Grupo Ecos and SI Capital Acquires a Minority stake in Escotel Investments

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(Press Release) Grupo Ecos and SI Capital, announced the acquisition of a minority stake in Escotel Investments S.A., a Spanish investment vehicle owned by Enertika. Enertika is a Spanish-based Engineering group, world-leader in energy efficiency and distributed power generation projects. Escotel Investments was setup following the ESCo model where upfront investments are repaid from the savings generated by the project itself. Read more

BlablaCar Acquires Mexican Ridesharing Platform Aventones

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(Press Release) French US$100M-funded global leader, BlablaCar acquired Aventones, the Mexican start-up invested in by ALL Venture Partners, NXTP Labs and Fundación Chile and the most successful ridesharing platform in Latin America. Read more

ACON Investments Partners with Citla Energy

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(Press Release) (Press Release) Citla Energy, an independent oil and gas company with offices in Mexico City and Houston, Texas, announced that it has partnered with affiliates of ACON Investments to actively explore opportunities to participate in the opening of the Mexican energy sector, with a focus on exploration and production (“E&P”) activities. Read more

Equity International-led Consortium Announces New Investment in Grupo Acosta Verde

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(Press Release) Equity International (EI), the privately held investor and builder of leading real estate companies outside of the United States, announced the closing of a new investment in Grupo Acosta Verde, a family-owned developer, owner and manager of shopping centers in Mexico. Read more