Southern Cross Group to Acquire SIPSA Interest in Ultrapetrol

Tags: , , , ,

(Press Release) The major shareholders of Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited (Nasdaq:ULTR) , an industrial transportation company serving marine transportation needs in three markets (River Business, Offshore Supply Business and Ocean Business), entered into a share purchase agreement with respect to the sale of shares of Ultrapetrol and of certain affiliates of the major shareholders between such shareholders. Read more

Carrot Receives US$2m Investment from Venture Partners Mexico

Tags: , , , , ,

(Press Release) Venture Partners Mexico led successfully the Series B capital round in Carrot of MXN$26m (US$2m). Along with Venture Partners Mexico, Auria Capital and its founders, Mexico Ventures, a government-backed fund, made its first investment in the car-sharing company recognizing the opportunity it presents within the Mexican market. Read more

EasyTaxi Receives Contribution of R$30 million (em português)

Tags: , , , ,

(Fusões & Aquisições) Easy Taxi, the phone app used to hail taxi cabs, announces a new round of investments totaling R$30 million from Latin America Internet Holding, the Berlin-based incubator partially owned by Milicomda and Rocket Internet’s holding company. Read more

ASUR and Advent delivered bid to Brazilian Agencia Nacional de Aviacao Civil

Tags: ,

(PeHub) February 7, 2012 – Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste and backer Advent International have not been awarded permission to maintain, operate and expand any of the three Brazilian airports auctioned in a live public bidding held in Sao Paulo. Read more

Stratus invests US$32M in Brazilian company Maestro

Tags: , ,

(Stratus Group) November 8, 2011 – Stratus Group, the leading Brazilian private equity firm focused on mid-market investments, announced that it has made a US$32 million investment to take a majority stake in Brazilian corporate fleet management company, Maestro. Read more

Linzor Capital Partners Announces the Acquisition of TIP de Mexico

Tags: , ,

(Linzor Capital) October 31, 2011 –  Linzor Capital Partners, a regional Latin American private equity firm focused on the middle market, announced that it has acquired 100% of TIP de Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V. (“TIP”), Read more

CRP Invests in Brazil-based Librelato (em português)

Tags: , ,

(Valor Economico) August 23, 2011Brazilian fund manager CRP Companhia de Participações has purchased a 16.67 percent share of Librelato, a family-owned Brazilian manufacturer of transport trailers.  The capital will be used to execute investments of approximately US$60M between 2012 and 2014. Read more

WAMEX Announces Partial Exit of fund MIF I from WTC Confianza

Tags: , ,

(WAMEX Private Equity) July 26, 2011 – WAMEX Private Equity, a Mexican PE manager, announced a partial exit for MIF I from a minority investment in logistics company WTC Confianza based in Guadalajara, México. Read more

Starwood Capital pours $159M in Brazil MRV Log

Tags: , ,

(Reuters) July 18, 2011 – U.S. investment firm Starwood Capital agreed to buy 33.3 percent of MRV Log, the logistics arm of builder MRV Engenharia (MRVE3.SA), for 250 million reais ($159 million), Read more

PC Capital to Acquire Mexicana

Tags: , ,

(Bloomberg)  February 19, 2011 – PC Capital SAPI, a Mexican private- equity firm, said it reached an agreement to acquire the holding company of Compania Mexicana de Aviacion Read more