( LIV Capital, the Mexico City-based growth equity and venture capital investor, announced today that it has acquired a minority interest in Holding Universidad Centro S.A.P.I. de C.V., a leading institution for higher education focused on creative studies. LIV Capital is partnering with a highly experienced group of shareholders and a skillful management team led by Kerstin Scheuch to drive the Company’s growth.
Centro has prepared generations of talented and successful creative professionals by mixing theoretical and practical content into its undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs. Since its inception in 2004, Centro has established a strong identity across the Mexican education landscape positioning itself among the best creative studies institutions in Mexico.
Gina Diez-Barroso, major shareholder of Centro, commented: “Our partners from LIV Capital were hand-picked for their ability to catapult what Centro has built over the past decade into new heights. We are thrilled to start this journey together and work towards the professionalization of creativity in Mexico.”
About LIV Capital: LIV Capital is a fund manager focused on growth equity and venture capital investments in Mexico. Since 2000, LIV Capital has partnered with visionary entrepreneurs to build and scale high-growth businesses. Formerly known as Latin Idea Ventures, the firm recently rebranded to LIV Capital to reflect its evolution from an idea-stage incubator to a multi-fund platform focused on expansion stage and early stage investments.