Topic: Venture capital

Brazilian insurtech reaches regulatory milestone after investment

Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo and Gunderson Dettmer in New York have helped Brazilian insurance tech group Pier Seguradora raise 108 million reais (US$20 million) in a funding round led by local finance group Raiz Investimentos.

22 September 2021

Cold storage group launches Latin American business

Emergent Cold Latin America has enlisted Latham & Watkins LLP in San Diego and Los Angeles and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima to raise US$450 million in an investment round to launch a temperature-controlled warehousing business in the region and make its first acquisition in Peru.

09 September 2021

Brazil’s Petlove gets US$150 million in funding round

Morrison & Foerster LLP in Miami and BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão in São Paulo have helped Brazilian digital pet retailer Petlove raise 750 million reais (US$150 million) in an investment round.

06 September 2021

Argentine fintech becomes unicorn with US$350 million injection

US firm Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP has helped Argentine fintech Ualá raise US$350 million in a funding round co-led by SoftBank’s Latin America fund and Chinese investor Tencent, making it a unicorn company.

25 August 2021

E-commerce platform Nuvemshop becomes Brazil’s latest unicorn

US venture capital fund Insight Partners has enlisted Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York and Brazilian firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados, Marval O'Farrell Mairal in Buenos Aires and Mexico’s González Calvillo, SC to inject US$500 million into Brazilian e-commerce platform Nuvemshop.

24 August 2021

Bronstein Zilberberg and Mattos Filho steer fintech funding round

Brazilian fintech company Blu Pagamentos has hired Bronstein Zilberberg Chueiri & Potenza Advogados to raise 300 million reais (US$58 million) in a funding round led by US investment company Warburg Pincus.

29 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

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

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