Tribeca Asset Management Fully Exits Bogota CargoCity (Colombia)

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(Press Release) Colombian private equity fund manager Tribeca Management Company, “Tribeca”, has fully exited Operador del Terminal de Carga Aeropuerto Internacional El Dorado, “OTCA”. OTCA was the exclusive operator of Bogota CargoCity, the air cargo terminal at El Dorado International Airport in Bogota. Read more

Healthcare Start-up Makes Investment of US$5m (em português)

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(Valor Econômico) SaúdeControle, a platform for archiving and managing medical information for patients, received a US$5m investment from a US Fund. Read more

Jampp, created in Argentina, Raises US$7m to Accelerate Growth (en español)

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(PulsoSocial) Jampp, a leading platform for promotions and marketing of mobile apps, has raised US$7m in a Series A round, led by Highland Europe. Endeavor Catalyst, Innova and NXTP Labs were the investors that participated in the round. Read more

Another LatAm Bet For Seaya Ventures With US$4M Investment In Price Comparison Site ComparaGuru

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(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

Ribbit Capital leads Series C round for ContaAzul

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(PEHub) ContaAzul, a provider of accounting and invoicing solutions for small businesses in Brazil, has secured Series C funding. No financial terms were disclosed. Ribbit Capital led the round with participation from Tiger Global Management, 500 Startups, Monashees Capital and Valar Ventures. Read more

Concil Receives Contribution of R$1m from the Paulista Innovation Fund

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The Concil, a company specializing in credit reconciliation, received an investment of R$1m from the Paulista Innovation Fund, founded by the SP – Paulista Development Agency. The fund is a part of the São Paulo government sponsored São Paulo Inova Program. Read more

Darby Private Equity Appoints Michael Wallace as Managing Director for Marketing and Investor Relations

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(Press Release) Darby Private Equity (“Darby”), the private equity arm of Franklin Templeton Investments and a leading provider of private equity and mezzanine capital in the emerging markets, announced that it has appointed Michael Wallace as Managing Director, Marketing and Investor Relations. Mr. Wallace will contribute to the growth of Darby’s global platform by directing its fundraising efforts. He will be based in Darby’s headquarters in Washington, DC, and will report to Richard Frank, Darby President and CEO. Read more

Just Eat Acquires Mexican Online Take-Out Ordering Service SinDelantal.Mx

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(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

Arlon Group Invests in Grano Alimentos S.A.

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(Press Release) Americas focused food and agriculture investment firm, Arlon Group (Arlon), announced that it has acquired a significant stake in Grano Alimentos S.A., based in Serafina Correa, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Grano is a leading manufacturer of packaged frozen vegetable products, selling to food service, retail, private label and industrial clients throughout Brazil. As part of the investment, Charlie Conner and Bruno Silva have joined the Company’s board of directors as Arlon’s representatives. Read more

Gávea Exits Camisaria Colombo (em português)

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(Fusões e Aquisições) Brazilian retailer Camisaria will once again be controlled by brothers Álvaro and Paulo Maluf, the founding family of the business. The partners bought the participation of Gávea Investimentos, the investment firm founded by the Banco Central Arminio Fraga. Read more