Chuck E. Cheese buys Peter Piper Pizza

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(PEHub) CEC Entertainment, which is backed by Apollo Global Management, has acquired Peter Piper Pizza. Financial terms weren’t announced. The seller is ACON Investments. Peter Piper is a pizza and entertainment restaurant chain that operates 32 company-owned locations and 115 franchises in the southwestern U.S. and Mexico. North Point Advisors provided financial advice to Peter Piper. Read more

Linzor Capital Partners Announces Transaction in Mexico

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(Press Release) Opticas del AH, a Linzor Capital Partners portfolio company, merged with Devlyn Holdings, parent company of Opticas Devlyn, the best-known brand in the Mexican optical industry, creating the largest eyewear retailer in Latin America with 1,170 points of sale. Read more

Capital Índigo Announces PineBridge Investments As Its Newest Investor

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(Press Release) Capital Índigo, a private equity firm based in Mexico City, recently secured an investment by the leading global multi-asset class investment manager, PineBridge Investments. This investment is aimed at the firm’s fund “Índigo I FICAP”, which is focused primarily on growth-equity and mezzanine investments in Mexican mid-sized companies. Read more

Riverstone and EnCap Invest US$225m Each in Mexican Oil and Gas Company

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(PEHub) Riverstone Holdings and EnCap Investments have each committed US$225mto Sierra Oil & Gas, a Mexican exploration and production company. Infraestructura Institucional, a Mexican infrastructure private equity firm, committed US$75m to the company. All three investors have the option to double their existing commitments once initial equity has been deployed. Read more

Nexxus Capital Announces the Initial Public Offering of Grupo Hotelero Santa Fe

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(Press Release) Nexxus Capital today announced the Initial Public Offering of Grupo Hotelero Santa Fe on the Mexican Stock Exchange. HOTEL is a leading platform specifically created to operate and acquire hotels in Mexico. Read more

Actis to Invest US$250m in Mexican Energy Platform

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(Press Release) Actis is committing US$250 million to establish a Mexican energy platform, Zuma Energía, which will target over 500 MW of installed capacity in the country. Read more

Alta Growth Capital closes Mexico Fund II with US$142m

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(Press Release) Alta Growth Capital (“Alta”) announced today that it has completed a final close of Alta Growth Capital, Mexico Fund II, L.P. (“AGC Fund II”) with $142 million in commitments. AGC Fund II is nearly double the size of Alta’s debut fund which closed in 2009. All of the institutional investors from Fund I committed to AGC Fund II along with several new limited partners. Altogether, Fund II was supported by a diverse group of Mexican and international LP’s. Read more

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