Topic: Start-up companies

Brazil's QuintoAndar eyes up Mexico after US$300 million injection

Brazilian law firm Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados has helped US venture capital group Ribbit lead a US$300 million funding round in Brazilian real estate start-up QuintoAndar.

16 June 2021

Uruguay’s first unicorn soars above target in Nasdaq IPO

Four Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP offices have helped tech company dLocal – Uruguay’s first unicorn – raise some US$710 million in an initial public offering.

11 June 2021

Several firms guide freelancing app to B3 debut

White & Case LLP's São Paulo office and Brazil's Lefosse Advogados have helped service contracting start-up Getninjas raise 555 million reais (US$105 million) in an IPO on São Paulo’s B3 stock exchange.

26 May 2021

Deal of the Year Winner: Private M&A

Featured in 15th Annual Awards

Uber completed its US$459 million acquisition of Chilean grocery delivery start-up Cornershop after more than a year of back and forth with local regulators amid the covid-19 pandemic. The acquisition faced regulatory challenges in Chile and Mexico, while the substantial price tag for a controlling stake in a Latin American start-up also stands out. The deal is our private M&A Deal of the Year.

21 May 2021

Havaianas-owner buys tech start-up in Brazil

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has advised Brazil’s Alpargatas, the owner of popular flip flop brand Havaianas, in its purchase of local tech start-up Ioasys Desenvolvimento.

18 May 2021

Locaweb boosts open banking capabilities with double fintech buy

Brazilian internet services company Locaweb has hired Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown to acquire two technology start-ups.

29 April 2021

Banco Modal boosts data analysis offering with fintech buys

Brazil’s Souza, Mello e Torres has helped local finance group Banco Modal acquire two data intelligence start-ups to bolster its digital banking services.

27 April 2021

Magazine Luiza leverages super app status, buys three start-ups

Brazilian firms TozziniFreire Advogados and Machado Meyer Advogados have helped Brazilian retailer Magazine Luiza acquire two local food delivery start-ups and an e-commerce technology platform in a series of acquisitions.

26 April 2021

Bruchou and Marval O'Farrell in education tech funding round

Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi has helped Argentine education tech company Digital House raise US$50 million in a new funding round.

22 April 2021

Morrison & Foerster helps LatAm start-up raise US$80 million

Morrison & Foerster in New York and Miami has helped Cayman Islands-based finance start-up Volpe Capital raise US$80 million in the first financing round for the group’s private equity fund, which is focused on Latin American tech investments.

31 March 2021

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