GTIS Partners and GP Investments Announce Offer for Brazil Hospitality Group (BHG)

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(Businesswire) GTIS Partners L.P., a real estate private equity firm headquartered in New York City with offices in São Paulo, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Paris, and GP Investments, a leading alternative investments firm in Latin America, with offices in São Paulo, New York, London, and Bermudas, today announced they have successfully concluded their August 2014 US$400m offer for the shares of Brazil Hospitality Group (BHG). BHG is Brazil’s largest hotel owner and one of the country’s leading hotel operators. Read more

EcoRodovias Purchases 20% Remaining Stake from Elog Logistics Operator for R$215m (em português)

(Valor Econômico) EcoRodovias announced the purchase of a 20% stake in Elog, for R$214m. The
The share was held by Logística Brasil, a subsidiary of BRZ Investimentos. With the purchase, EcoRodovias now holds 100% participation in Elog. Read more

Aliada, A Housekeeping Service With A Social Justice Slant, Raises US$800,000

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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

KKR and Monterra Energy Form Joint Venture

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(PEHub) KKR and Monterra Energy have launched a joint venture that will focus on investing in Mexico’s midstream energy sector. No financial terms were disclosed. Read more

Tribeca Exits Colombia’s Termocandelaria Power Limited (en español)

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(Press Release) Tribeca successfully sold its participation in Termocalendaria Power Limited to a group of previous minority stakeholders and institutional investors. Read more

Mitsui, Omidyar Network Lead US$7m Funding in Brazil’s Geekie

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(PEHub) Mitsui & Co. and Omidyar Network led a US$7m Series B funding in Geekie, a Brazilian education technology company. Existing investors Gera Venture and Virtuose also participated in the funding. Read more

Accel Renews Commitment To Brazilian Startups With US$10m EduK Investment

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Tribeca Fully Exits Bogota Beer Company

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(Press Release) Colombian private equity fund manager Tribeca successfully led the recent sale of Bogota Beer Company, “BBC”, Colombia’s leading craft brewer and pub operator, to AmBev, a leading brewer in Latin America. Read more

Hogarú Raises US$300k from Velum Ventures to Expand its Coverage (en español)

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(Pulsosocial) Tech and innovation investment fund Velum Ventures and based in Medellín, announced its twelfth investment in Hogarú, a Colombia based web application that provides cleaning services to homes and offices. Read more

Edools Receives Investment from 500 Startups (em português)

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(Baguete) Edols, a platform for online learning, recieved a new round of investments from 500 startups. With this, the business will expand operations to the US market. Read more