Geofusion Receives R$35m Investment

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(Baguete) Brazil-based Geofusion, a provider of cloud-based geolocation services, has received a new investment round of R$35 million from DGF Investimentos and previous backer Intel Capital. Previous investor Fundo Criatec was also involved in the transaction and has exited from Geofusion. Read more

Spanish And LatAm Beauty Marketplace Miora Picks Up US$4M Led By Seaya Ventures

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(TechCrunch) They say lightning doesn’t strike twice, but after it did Seaya Ventures is hoping it does for a third time. The VC fund has led a US$4 million round in Spanish and Latin American beauty marketplace Miora, founded by Diego Ballesteros. Read more

Hemisfério Sul Investimentos Invests R$88m in Grupo Madero (em português)

( Brazilian restaurant chain Grupo Madero has received an R$88m investment from PE firm Hemisfério Sul Investimentos. Read more

SunEdison Won’t Complete US$700m Buyout of Latin America Power

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(WSJ) SundEdison won’t complete its acquisition of Chile-based renewables firm Latin America Power, which is owned by BTG Pactual and Pátria Investimentos’ P2Brasil. Read more

Campo Rico Announces Additional Funding from NGP Global Agribusiness Partners

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(Businesswire) Campo Rico Fertilizers S.A., a pioneer in the importation and distribution of fertilizers through Northern Brazil, announced today additional equity funding amount of up to $40 million dollars from NGP Global Agribusiness Partners (“NGP GAP”), a premier equity sponsor in the agribusiness sector, and an affiliate of NGP Energy Capital Management. Read more Receives Series A of US$1.6m from CVentures Primus

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(Press Release) Subscription based services have been growing globally over the last years, ranging from traditional movies and music. The model is spreading across new segments, including beer and wine, shaving blades and dog food., a Sao Paulo, Brazil, based start up is opening a new segment providing laundry services, where customers can subscribe to one of the plans, based on their monthly demand. Twice a week the company will pick up and deliver at your door, while customers can check online the status of each piece of clothing. Read more

Credit Suisse Launches CKD (en español)

(El Economista) Banco Credit Suisse México, the Mexican subsidiary of Credit Suisse Group, has raised MXN12,750m (approximately $751m) for a new debt-focused CKD vehicle. Read more

Linzor Capital Partners Acquires Onest Colombia

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(Press Release) Linzor Capital Partners ( has bought a majority stake in Onest Colombia, partnering with the Company’s management team. Onest Colombia is a leading specialty credit company focused on payroll loans to public sector employees and financing of public vehicles. Linzor’s resources were used to buy a secondary stake in the business and strengthen the capital base of the Company with an equity contribution of approximately US$40 million. Read more

SP Ventures Invests in Brazil’s NEXXTO (em português)

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(Press Release) Brazil-based Nexxto, a provider of corporate solutions for Internet of Things (IoT), has received an investment from SP Ventures. Read more

Brookfield Lands US$100m from Oregon for New Brazil Agri Fund

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(PEI Alternative Insight) The US$70b Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund has invested US$100m in Brookfield Brazil Agriculture Fund II, a US$700m vehicle being raised by Canada’s largest asset manager. Read more at PEI