Topic: Start-up companies

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

Brazil's Omie buys fintech and gets Chinese investment

Several firms have advised on Brazilian software company Omie’s acquisition of digital bank Linker and capital increase from Chinese investor Tencent, which was an extension of an investment round in August.

30 November 2021

Chilean real estate start-up Houm gets funding round

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) has helped Silicon Valley-based venture capital group Goodwater Capital inject US$35 million in local property technology start-up Houm.

19 November 2021

Argentine fintech Ualá expands with Mexican bank buy

Argentine fintech Ualá has enlisted Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP in New York to acquire Mexican lender ABC Capital, marking its first acquisition in Latin America's second largest economy.

18 November 2021

Car-sharing platform gets capital increase in Chile

The Chilean branch of Zurich Asset Management and Chile Ventures have turned to Honorato Delaveau and Aninat Abogados, respectively, to invest in local car-sharing start-up Awto.

04 November 2021

Bain Capital invests in Brazilian start-up Bionexo

US investment fund Bain Capital has turned to Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo to inject 450 million reais (US$82 million) into Brazilian healthcare technology start-up Bionexo.

28 October 2021

Mexican e-retailer Jüsto expands into Peru

BlackBox Startup Law in Mexico City and Sumara Hub Legal in Lima have helped Mexican online supermarket start-up Jüsto expand into Peru by acquiring local e-commerce business Freshmart.

25 October 2021

Chilean HR start-up gets US$50 million injection

Gunderson Dettmer in Silicon Valley and Washington, DC and Guerrero Olivos in Santiago have helped Chilean human resources start-up Buk raise US$50 million in an investment round.

21 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

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