Work Area: Private Equity/Investment management

Alsea and Bain Capital co-invest in European restaurant operator

Mexican restaurant operator Alsea has hired Garrigues in Madrid and DLA Piper Gallástegui y Lozano in Mexico City to increase its stake in its subsidiary Alsea Europe through a joint investment with US private investment fund Bain Capital, worth nearly 111 million euros (US$128 million).

18 October 2021

Brazilian giftback platform gets equity investment

Brazilian giftback platform CRM&BONUS has relied on local firm Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados to raise 280 million reais (US$51 million) in a financing round.

15 October 2021

Brazilian sandal maker and investment fund enter US$100 million JV

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP in London and BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão in São Paulo have helped Brazilian investment fund 3G Radar enter into a US$100 million joint venture with the world’s largest sandal manufacturer Grendene.

14 October 2021

Brazilian city-bike start-up Tembici gets funding

Tembici, a Brazilian e-bike rental start-up, has hired Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri e Potenza Advogados to raise 430 million reais (US$79 million) in an investment round.

12 October 2021

Advent and SoftBank inject funds into Brazilian start-up

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York, Lobo de Rizzo Advogados in São Paulo and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC in Mexico City have helped Brazilian investment fund Advent inject US$225 million into local e-commerce start-up Merama.

08 October 2021

Brazilian investment group Patria hires new global GC

Pedro Rufino Carvalho, former co-head of the Latin America practice at UK-Australian firm Herbert Smith Freehills, tells LACCA about what motivated him to return in-house, and why patience and strong communication channels are key to the success of an in-house team.

04 October 2021

Brazilian insurtech reaches regulatory milestone after investment

Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo and Gunderson Dettmer in New York have helped Brazilian insurance tech group Pier Seguradora raise 108 million reais (US$20 million) in a funding round led by local finance group Raiz Investimentos.

22 September 2021

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

GIC and Carlyle sell stakes in Brazil’s Rede D’Or

Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC and US private equity group Carlyle have hired Demarest Advogados and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados, respectively, to sell their shares in Brazilian private hospital group Rede D’Or São Luiz for 2.6 billion reais (US$501 million).

16 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

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