General Atlantic Increases Stake in Brazil’s XP Investimentos (em português)

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(Valor Econômico) General Atlantic increased its stake in XP Investimentos from 30% to 34% in 2H 2015 for undisclosed amount. Read more

Axon Partners Invests US$2m in Food Delivery Platform Mercadoni (en español)

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(Press Release) International investment group, Axon Partners Group, invested US$2m in Mercadoni consolidating its position as a regional investor with stakes in Mexico and Colombia. Read more

Patria Negotiates Deal to Buy Melhor Preço (em português)

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(Valor Econômico) Brazil based private equity investor, Pátria Investimentos, is in advanced negotiations to acquire pharmacy network Melhor Preço. Read more

WebRadar Scores R$40m in Funding from Qualcomm, DGF Investimentos

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(PEHub) WebRadar, a Brazilian big data analytics company, secured approximately R$40m (US$10m) in funding from Qualcomm Ventures and DGF Investimentos. Qualcomm Ventures, Qualcomm Incorporated’s investment arm, and DGF will be minority stakeholders. Read more

Nexxus Capital Completes Acquisition of IRCC

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(Press Release) Nexxus Capital announced that through Taco Holding, a portfolio company of Fideicomiso Nexxus Capital’s funds, it acquired Mexico’s Inversionistas en Restaurantes de Carnes y Cortes, a multi-brand restaurant platform specialized in the casual dining sector. Read more

Credicorp and Sura Create Colombian Infrastructure Fund (en español)

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(Gestión) Sura Asset Management and Credicorp officiated a regional partnership to which would allow them to mobilize private resources to generate high impact economic initiatives via a 4G private equity fund. Read more

Lexington Opens Latin American Office

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(Lexington Partners) Lexington Partners, a leading global alternative investment manager, will further enhance the firm’s strong investor and GP relationships in Latin America following the opening of an office in Santiago, Chile, eight years after entering the Latin American region. Read more

H.I.G. Capital Bets on Small Businesses (em português)

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(Valor Econômico) Following an investment in Brazilian low-cost fitness center Self It, H.I.G. Capital will The firm is raising its second fund and will be opening offices in Colombia and Mexico. Read more

Colombian Startup Receives Investment Capital from Tim Draper (en español)

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(PulsoSocial) After winning hte 2015 MassChallenge-the biggest accelerator in the world organized by Harvard University, MIT and other prestigious US universities, World Tech Makers secured capital from one of hte most recognized investors in Silicon Valley, Tim Draper. Read more

EXI Seeks US$42.8m via CKD (en español)

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(El Economista) EXI, investment fund focused on energy and infrastructure projects, announced a plan to raise US$42.8m with the sale of stakes in its CKD. Read more