Topic: Start-up companies

BTG Pactual structures Chilean fund and invests in start-ups

Cuatrecasas (Chile) has helped the local branch of BTG Pactual structure its first venture debt fund, which has since invested in three Chilean start-up and fintech companies.

29 July 2022

TozziniFreire and Azevedo Sette in design start-up buy

Chicago-headquartered software company Thoughtworks has enlisted Brazilian firm TozziniFreire Advogados to acquire local design company Handmade Assessoria Digital.

11 July 2022

Credicorp subsidiary buys Peruvian e-commerce business

Krealo, the corporate venture capital subsidiary of Credicorp, has hired Garrigues (Peru) to acquire local e-commerce brand Sami Shop.

08 July 2022

Lefosse and Mattos Filho in Conexa Saúde investment round

Brazilian digital health platform Conexa Saúde has enlisted Lefosse to raise 200 million reais (US$38 million) in a funding round led by Goldman Sachs.

07 July 2022

Warburg Pincus invests in Brazilian communications start-up

Brazilian communications platform Take Blip has hired Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri e Potenza Advogados to raise US$70 million in a Series B funding round.

21 June 2022

Colombian delivery start-up gets funding round

IDB Invest and US private investment group Blue like an Orange have hired Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá, Brazilian firms BMA Advogados and Dias Carneiro Advogados, and Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC in Mexico City to inject US$22 million into Colombian grocery delivery company Merqueo.

07 June 2022

Several firms help Nowports become Mexico’s latest unicorn

Mexican digital cargo platform Nowports has hired Gunderson Dettmer in Silicon Valley and Los Angeles, Creel Abogados in Mexico City and Chile's Pérez-Iñigo, Ugarte y Baraona Abogados to raise US$150 million in a Series C funding round, which made the start-up a unicorn.

31 May 2022

Bankingly enlists Guyer & Regules for investment round

Uruguayan fintech Bankingly has hired Guyer & Regules to raise US$11 million in a Series A funding round.

27 May 2022

Chile’s Xepelin completes US$111 million financing round

A slew of international and Latin American law firms has advised on Xepelin's US$111 million funding round, marking the Chilean fintech start-up’s third capital increase in less than a year.

16 May 2022

Brazilian agritech gets US$60 million in funding round

Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri e Potenza Advogados has helped Brazilian agriculture technology company Solinftec obtain a US$60 million investment led by US and local private equity groups.

11 May 2022

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