(Investimentos y Noticias) Private equity fund Siguler Guff & Company, which has over $ 12 billion of assets under management around the world, is targeting a $ 300 million Brazilian fund to start investing in 2014. The companies that will receive capital should be from the consumer, healthcare, education, mining and infrastructure sectors. Read more
(Press Release) Lima, Peru – Nexus Group, a pioneer of private equity in Peru, is pleased to announce that its second institutional fund, NG Capital Partners II, L.P., held its final closing on Friday, April 26th. NG reached the Fund’s hard cap of $600 million, exceeding its $500 million fundraising target. The Fund will invest primarily in Peru with the flexibility to execute investments in the Andean region. Read more
(Pulso Social) Peru Capital Network (PCN) is a program launched by Instituto Invertir, which was founded in 2010. PCN seeks to support entrepreneurs in their development and in their search for potential investors. It should be noted that this program is the first angel network in Peru, and the first network to form a strategic alliance with Chile Global Angels and another group of prominent specialists in the private equity market. Read more
(Dow Jones) Less than two years after holding a final close on its debut fund, Nexus Group has surpassed the halfway point for its sophomore vehicle, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
NG Capital Partners II LP has raised $372 million from 32 investors, according to the filing. That puts Fund II $52 million ahead of the Lima, Peru, firm’s debut vehicle, which closed on $320 million in May 2011 (more available on Dow Jones).
(Press Release) Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has raised $308 million for Carlyle Peru Fund, L.P. and its parallel vehicles, extending the South America investment presence the firm established five years ago. Read more
(OBPR) November 12, 2012 – Conduit Capital Partners LLC, a private equity investment firm focused on energy infrastructure investment and development in Latin America and the Caribbean, and CAF, development bank of Latin America, announced that they have invested in the Tacna and Panamericana solar projects in southern Peru, and that the Tacna project has entered into operation. Read more
(Aureos Capital) July 12, 2012 – The Aureos Latin America Fund (ALAF) announced that it has acquired a significant stake in the Peruvian restaurant business, Acurio Restaurantes. This investment is ALAF’s twelfth investment in Latin America and its third in Peru. ALAF is managed by a subsidiary of Aureos Capital, a leading small and mid-cap private equity fund manager specializing in global growth markets. Read more