Brazilian PSafe Receives Investment of US$30m (em português)

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(ComputerWorld) Brazil’s PSafe received an investment of US$30m from Redpoint eVentures, Pinnacle Ventures and Redpoint eVentures. Read more

Genomma Lab Announces Sale of Controlling Stake in Grupo Marzam to Moench Coöperatief (en español)

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(Press Release) Genomma Lab International entered into an agreement to sell majority participation in Grupo Comercial y Industrial Marzam to Duth private equity firm, Moench Coöperatief. Read more

Mexico’s kubo.financiero “People Investing in People” Receives Approval from CNBV

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(Press Release) kubo.financiero has become the first Mexican P2P lending platform regulated by the Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores (CNBV). This would allow individuals to apply for credit via internet and others to invest in their projects obtaining yields superior to those offered by financial institutions. Read more

General Atlantic Opens Mexico City Office and Expands Local Presence in Latin America

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(Press Release) General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, announced today that it has opened an office in Mexico City, its second office in Latin America. Under the leadership of General Atlantic’s dedicated Mexican-born investment team, the Mexico City office will work closely with the firm’s larger Latin American team, its Brazil office, and the entire General Atlantic global network. Read more

Actis Opens Office in Mexico City

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(PEHub) Actis said Tuesday it has opened an office in Mexico City. Actis focuses on emerging markets with investments in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Other Actis offices are located in Sao Paulo, Cairo, Beijing, Mumbai, Johannesburg, London, Nairobi, Delhi, New York, Lagos and Singapore. Read more

Nexxus Capital´s Price Travel Acquires Los Tiquetes Más Baratos

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(Press Release) Nexxus Capital today announced that through its portfolio company, Price Travel, it acquired Los Tiquetes Más Baratos, an international retailer of tourism services based in Colombia. Read more

Nexxus Capital Completes 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 completed its investment in AGS NASOFT México S.A. de C.V. (“AGS NASOFT”) and has acquired a stake of 28.61% in AGS NASOFT, a multiregional IT services company specialized in critical IT development and support services, as well as SAP implementation services. Read more

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

ALLVP Invests in FormaFina to Expand Reach to Mexico

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(Press Release) FormaFina is a cross-border curated marketplace for premium fashion and home accessories for Latin American consumers. Founded in 2010, FormaFina has operations in Brazil and Colombia and it is now launching its office to reach the Mexican market. 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