Work Area: Private Equity/Investment management

Insigneo buys Citigroup’s Uruguayan wealth management branch

Miami-based financial services group Insigneo has hired Ferrere (Uruguay) to acquire 100% of the equity interest in Citigroup’s wealth management division in Uruguay and Puerto Rico.

12 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

Mattos Filho structures first US-focused exchange traded fund

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped independent fund manager Investo structure Brazil’s first exchange traded fund (ETF), which invests in US real estate assets, and register it on the B3 stock exchange in São Paulo.

05 January 2022

Promerica gets loan to back women-led SMEs in Costa Rica

Canadian financial services provider FinDev has enlisted Norton Rose Fulbright in Washington, DC and BLP (Costa Rica) to grant a US$15 million loan to local bank Promerica.

05 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

Bronstein Zilberberg adds two partners with hires

Brazilian firm Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados has hired an in-house counsel and a Pinheiro Neto Advogados associate as partner, adding strength to its M&A, private equity and venture capital groups.

14 December 2021

Campos Mello adds four partners

Brazilian firm Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper has appointed four partners by elevating three associates and rehiring a former lawyer, strengthening its M&A, private equity, venture capital, labour and life sciences groups.

13 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

Goldman Sachs injects US$275 million into LatAm-focused Diesco

Multinational Grupo Diesco has hired Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá, Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández in Santo Domingo and Wakefield Quin in Bermuda to obtain a US$275 million investment from Goldman Sachs.

08 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

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