Intermédica Buys Santamália (em português)

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(Valor Econômico) Healthcare services provider Intermédica closed the purchase of 100% of healthcare insurance provider and hospital/clinic operator, Santamália signifying an add-on deal for Bain Capital in Brazil. Read more

Kickoff Receives Investment of US$1.6m (em português)

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(Baguete) Kickoff, an app that connects friends of friends looking for serious relationships, just received an investment of US$1.6m in investments from venture capital fund Monashees and foreign angel investors. Read more

Infrastructure Businesses Dânica and Pátria’s Zipco Announce Merger

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(Exame.com) Structural manufacturers for construction Dânica and Zipco announced a merger of an operation that involves investors Pátria Investimentos creating a company with sales of close to R$600m. Read more

Stratus Group’s Flex Contact Center Joins Forces with RR Group

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(Press Release) Transaction consolidates Flex’s relationship management specialization strategy, expanding operations in the sector and making a stronger and more efficient company with more than 10,000 professionals Flex Contact Center, a Brazilian company specialized in relationship management, joins forces with RR Group. The merger resulted in a company with more than 10,000 professionals, 12 units and revenue projection of about R$450m for 2015, becoming one of the largest contact center companies in the Brazilian market. Read more

Northgate Acquires a Stake in Mexican Entertainment Parks Manager Grupo Diniz (en español)

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(Sentido Común) PE/VC investment firm Northgate has acquired a 49% stake in owner of Recórcholis parks Grupo Diniz. Read more

Advent to invest in LifeMiles

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(PEHub) Advent International has agreed to acquire a minority stake in Avianca Holdings subsidiary LifeMiles for $343.7 million. Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC served as financial advisor to Avianca on the transaction while Deutsche Bank Securities Inc did likewise for Advent. LifeMiles runs LifeMiles’ loyalty program in Latin America. Read more

Resultados Digitais Receives R$15m Investment (em português)

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(Baguete) Brazilian digital marketing startup, Resultados Digitais, received a second investment round of R$15m from Redpoint Ventures, DFG Inovaa and Astella. Read more

Axon Partners Group Invests Up to US$4m in Colombia’s Enmedio (en español)

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(Pulso Social) Enmedio, Colombian leader in digital signage, received the support of international investment firm Axon Partners Group, a round which reach up to US$4m over the next 24 months. Read more

Tiger-Backed Hotel Urbano Gets US$60m Priceline Investment

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(Bloomberg) Hotel Urbano, the Brazilian hotel-booking startup backed by venture capital firms including Tiger Global Management, said it raised US$60m from Priceline Group Inc. Read more

Lottus Capital Partners Invests in Universidad Tres Culturas

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(AMEXCAP) Lottus Capital Partners, through its subsidiary Lottus Education, announced today its investment in Universidad Tres Culturas. With this partnership, Lottus aims to accelerate UTC’s mission to become one of the leading universities in Mexico with a strong brand recognition for academic excellence and affordable education. Read more