Topic: Start-up companies

Magazine Luiza splurges on super app shopping spree

Brazilian retailer Magazine Luiza has hired Machado Meyer Advogados and TozziniFreire Advogados for several acquisitions to add four start-up and e-commerce companies to its digital app, on one occasion shelling out 3.5 billion reais (US$674 million) in what is understood to be the retailer’s largest acquisition to date.

23 July 2021

Bruchou steers digital learning acquisition

Argentine edtech company Digital House has enlisted Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi to acquire Acámica, a local online education company.

21 July 2021

Brazilian finance start-up Will Bank gets capital increase

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped Brazilian investors XP and Atmos Capital lead a 250 million reais (US$50 million) funding round in local finance start-up Will Bank.

19 July 2021

Brazilian real estate platform Loft acquires fintech start-up

Brazilian real estate platform Loft has relied on local law firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to acquire a 40% stake in fintech company CredPago, making it the sole owner of the business.

14 July 2021

Bus travel start-up lands investment in Brazil

Global private equity platform LGT Lightrock has hired Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados in São Paulo to lead a 700 million reais (US$138 million) investment in Brazilian travel app Buser.

02 July 2021

Insurtech start-up Betterfly gets new funding in Chile

US firm Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian LLP has helped Chilean purpose-driven benefit platform Betterfly raise US$60 million in a funding round.

30 June 2021

Chilean biotech company lands equity investment

Chilean biotechnology company Phage Technologies has relied on Carey in Santiago to raise US$30 million in an equity financing round.

30 June 2021

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

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