(TechCrunch) Chalk this up as Seaya Ventures’ third investment in Latin America. After backing online takeout delivery service SinDelantal.Mx, and Uber competitor Cabify, the Spanish VC is placing a US$4m bet on Mexican price comparison site ComparaGuru. Read more
(TechCrunch) They say lightning doesn’t strike twice, but in the case of Just Eat’s latest acquisition, that is exactly what has just happened: The online take-out ordering behemoth (and recently publicly listed company) has acquired Mexico’s SinDelantal.Mx to add to its Latin American presence and keep up the pressure on Rocket Internet’s Foodpanda. Read more
(Global Newswire) Beamonte Investments, along with is affiliate, Beamonte Mexico Holdings SAPI de CV (“Beamonte”), announced it has invested in Venture Academy, an educational platform for training entrepreneurs how to raise money through a four day intensive boot camp designed to provide attendees with the information, guidance, and advice to run their businesses. After the closing, Venture Academy will be a wholly owned by Beamonte. Read more
(IFM Investors) OHL Mexico, one of the leading groups in the infrastructure sector in Mexico, and IFM Investors, a uniquely-structured global fund manager, have signed today a transaction for the acquisition of a 24.99% stake in Organizacion de Proyectos de Infraestructura (OPI) by IFM Investors. OPI owns Concesionaria Mexiquense (Conmex), the company responsible for the operation of the Circuito Exterior Mexiquense (CEM) toll road in Mexico, which has a remaining concession life of 37 years. With a length of 111 km, this toll road constitutes the north-eastern section of Mexico City’s ring road and is located in a densely populated and industrial area with a high rate of motorization. Read more
(Press Release) PC Capital Management, a specialized Mexican growth equity investment firm, announced today the initial closing of its Mexico Development Fund I, L.P. The fund will target US $1 to US$10 MM investments in growth equity and mezzanine opportunities in Mexico with an emphasis on companies operating in the financial services, education, and sustainability industries. Read more
(Venture MX) ALL Venture Partners announced the investment in technology company, Nubity. The Argentinian start-up offers monitoring and server management services through a software and easy to use platform with 24/7 availability. Some of the company’s notable clients include Cinemark in Argentina, Sony in the United States and Club Ateltico Boca Juniors. Read more
(Press Release) Mexico’s Axis Capital Management has just raised US$480m (MXN6,500m) for its latest investment vehicle or “CKD,” which will allow Mexican pension funds to invest in private equity.
(Press Release) Advent International, one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors, today announced that it has received US$2.1b in commitments for Advent Latin American Private Equity Fund VI, reaching the Fund’s hard cap after less than six months in the market. Read more