Topic: Investment funds

Colombia’s Odinsa and Australian fund set up investment platform

Colombian infrastructure group Odinsa has enlisted Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá to team up with Australian asset manager Macquarie to create a toll road-focused investment platform in the Andean country.

21 September 2021

Moneda and Patria create LatAm investment platform

Chile’s Moneda Asset Management has hired Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York, Barros & Errázuriz Abogados in Santiago and Uruguay's Guyer & Regules to join forces with Patria Investimentos to create a US$26 billion investment platform.

15 September 2021

Chile’s Honorato Delaveau in investment fund structuring

Three offices of US firm Duane Morris LLP and Honorato Delaveau in Santiago have helped a Chilean public fund managed by Banchile Inversiones raise US$115 million for a US-focused real estate investment fund.

15 September 2021

TozziniFreire helps BTG Pactual launch impact fund

BTG Pactual has turned to TozziniFreire Advogados to launch a positive impact investment fund, which raised 542 million reais (US$104 million) in its first offering.

08 September 2021

SoftBank invests US$200 million in Brazilian crypto exchange

Morrison & Foerster LLP in Miami and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo have helped SoftBank use its Latin American investment fund to inject US$200 million in Brazil's Mercado Bitcoin.

06 August 2021

Codere becomes LatAm’s first listed gambling group

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in Madrid, New York and London has helped Spanish gambling company Codere Online combine with a Mexican special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) in a US$350 million deal that creates Latin America’s first listed gaming operator.

24 June 2021

Chilean firms help real estate group to capital increase

Chilean firm Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has helped local real estate network Red Megacentro get a capital increase worth US$105 million by selling shares to a local investment fund.

17 June 2021

Pinheiro Neto helps Cielo ink FIDC transactions worth over US$1 billion

Brazilian law firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados has advised all parties in the structuring of two credit rights funds (FIDCs) by Brazil’s largest payment services provider Cielo, as well as in the funds’ first issuances worth a combined US$1 billion.

15 June 2021

SoftBank uses LatAm fund for WeWork JV and Mexican investment

Morrison & Foerster LLP in Miami and Los Angeles has helped SoftBank use its Latin American investment fund to inject US$150 million in investment platform Grupo Bursátil Mexicano (GBM) and, through a separate transaction, enter into a joint venture with US flexible office space provider WeWork.

09 June 2021

BTG Pactual asset manager investment calls on two Brazilian firms

São Paulo law firm Santos Neto Advogados has helped the former CEO of Itaú Asset Management, Rubens Henriques, agree a 2.5 billion reais (US$500 million) investment from BTG Pactual to finance a new private asset manager in Brazil.

02 June 2021

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