Topic: Start-up companies

SoftBank invests US$127 million in Brazilian healthtech Alice

Holland & Knight LLP in Miami and Philadelphia has helped Japanese investor SoftBank inject US$127 million into Brazilian healthcare start-up Alice.

19 January 2022

Argentine firms help Blockchain become LatAm’s largest crypto trader

Global digital finance business Blockchain.com is on track to become Latin America’s largest cryptocurrency platform after the buyer enlisted Marval O'Farrell Mairal in Buenos Aires and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima for its acquisition of Argentine counterpart SeSocio.

14 January 2022

Several firms steer agri-fintech funding round in Argentina

Argentine agrifintech Agrofy has hired local firm Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados to obtain a US$30 million investment led by Norwegian chemical company Yara International.

12 January 2022

Brazil’s Ebanx buys local fintech start-up for US$229 million

Brazilian online payments company Ebanx has enlisted BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão and Pinheiro Neto Advogados to acquire local transfer company Remessa Online for US$229 million.

07 January 2022

Chilean e-vehicle start-up gets first financing round

Carey has helped Chilean electromobility company E-Mov obtain its first equity financing round from Grupo Orange.

06 January 2022

Itaú calls on Machado Meyer to set up investment programme

Brazilian firm Machado Meyer Advogados has helped local banking institution Itaú implement an investment programme worth 750 million reais (US$134 million) and make its first investments through the scheme.

16 December 2021

Brazilian fintech Dock snaps up Mexican card processor

Galicia Abogados in Mexico City has advised Brazilian fintech Dock in its purchase of Mexican card processing solution provider Cacao, marking the buyer’s first acquisition outside its home country.

15 December 2021

US funds buy Brazilian edtech convertible bonds

Brazilian education technology company Arco has hired Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in São Paulo and New York to issue US$150 million worth of convertible notes.

13 December 2021

D'Empaire and González Cisneros in Venezuelan ride-hailing deal

Venezuelan investment company Grupo Fivenca has hired D'Empaire to buy a stake in Caracas-based Ridery, the country’s largest ride-hailing company.

02 December 2021

Banco Inter acquires US fintech USEND

Brazilian Banco Inter has hired Morrison & Foerster LLP in Miami, San Francisco and New York and Demarest Advogados in São Paulo to purchase US-based finance start-up USEND.

01 December 2021

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