Topic: Start-up companies

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 and Maples Group in the Cayman Islands have 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

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 and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC in Mexico City to acquire Mexican lender ABC Capital, marking its first acquisition in Latin America's second largest economy.

18 November 2021

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