Topic: Venture capital

Brazilian açaí brand raises funds in BTG-led investment round

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Brazilian açaí brand Oakberry raise 325 million reais (US$67 million) in a series C investment round – marking the largest capital injection that the franchise has received to date.

05 January 2024

Human Forest obtains US$21.3 million in investment round

Two DLA Piper offices and Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) have helped a syndicate of investment funds raise US$21.3 million for London-based and Chilean-owned electric bicycle rental HumanForest in a Series A investment round.

07 December 2023

Former Perkins Coie partner rejoins after spell at MoFo

Less than two years after leaving the firm to join Morrison & Foerster LLP, Paul Navarro has returned to Perkins Coie LLP as a partner in its Latin America practice group.

30 November 2023

Brazilian data start-up gets capital injection

Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados has helped Brazilian data and AI-focused startup Logcomex raise 165 million reais (US$33 million) in a Series B investment round.

27 November 2023

Credicorp subsidiary injects capital into Colombian fintech

Cuatrecasas (Colombia) has helped Colombian fintech Plurall obtain financing in a seed funding round led by a subsidiary of Peru’s Credicorp.

10 November 2023

Cooley targets LatAm VC work with Miami office launch

Cooley LLP has become the latest US firm to open an office in Miami, where it plans to target venture capital work in Latin America.

07 November 2023

Key Terms and Trends in Venture Capital Investments

Featured in The Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions - Fourth Edition

Venture capital is providing much-needed capital and expertise to entrepreneurs in Latin America. It will likely continue to play an increasing role in the growth and expansion of companies across business sectors and countries in the region.

31 October 2023

Distressed M&A: Lessons from the Venezuela Experience

Featured in The Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions - Fourth Edition

Venezuela has had its fair share of distressed M&A activity in recent years owing to its well-known and continued political and economic crisis. However, the fact that M&A activity continues in the country suggests some cause for optimism in that there are those willing to bet on the country’s future.

31 October 2023

Sequoia Capital gets regulatory approval to buy stake in Chilean fintech

Nader, Hayaux & Goebel has helped Californian venture capital fund Sequoia obtain regulatory approval in Mexico to invest in Chilean fintech Fintual.

05 October 2023

Brazilian motorcycle start-up accelerates growth with Series C

Two US Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati offices and Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian motorcycle rental startup Mottu Locação de Veiculos raise US$50 million in a Series C funding round.

03 October 2023

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