Work Area: Private Equity/Investment management

Chile’s Ameris Capital enters Mexico and gets loan

Chilean private equity fund Ameris Capital has enlisted Cuatrecasas (Chile) to get a US$27 million syndicated loan, which came just weeks after the investor entered the Mexican market.

22 June 2022

Warburg Pincus invests in Brazilian communications start-up

Brazilian communications platform Take Blip has hired Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri e Potenza Advogados to raise US$70 million in a Series B funding round.

21 June 2022

Ritch Mueller and Nader Hayaux in real estate deal

US private equity fund Walton Street Capital has hired Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, SC to obtain a US$205 million loan to fund the acquisition of 25 industrial units in Mexico.

17 June 2022

Akin Gump hires Covington & Burling PE partners

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has nabbed two private equity partners from Covington & Burling LLP, including Latin America chair Sergio Urias.

09 June 2022

Colombian delivery start-up gets funding round

IDB Invest and US private investment group Blue like an Orange have hired Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá, Brazilian firms BMA Advogados and Dias Carneiro Advogados, and Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC in Mexico City to inject US$22 million into Colombian grocery delivery company Merqueo.

07 June 2022

Several firms help Nowports become Mexico’s latest unicorn

Mexican digital cargo platform Nowports has hired Gunderson Dettmer in Silicon Valley and Los Angeles, Creel Abogados in Mexico City and Chile's Pérez-Iñigo, Ugarte y Baraona Abogados to raise US$150 million in a Series C funding round, which made the start-up a unicorn.

31 May 2022

Bankingly enlists Guyer & Regules for investment round

Uruguayan fintech Bankingly has hired Guyer & Regules to raise US$11 million in a Series A funding round.

27 May 2022

Brazilian fintech Dock completes US$110 million funding round

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York has helped Brazilian fintech Dock get US$110 million in an equity investment round, bringing the company’s valuation to over US$1.5 billion.

26 May 2022

Mercuria funds Seacrest’s Brazilian oil asset acquisitions

Multinational energy group Mercuria has turned to Herbert Smith Freehills in London, two offices of Brazilian firm Lefosse and Ferrere (Uruguay) to make debt and minority equity investments in Bermudan private equity manager Seacrest.

25 May 2022

Oaktree lends US$225 million to Costa Rican lab

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York, Brazilian firm Mattos Filho and BLP (Costa Rica) have helped US investor Oaktree Capital Management lend US$225 million to Costa Rican medical technology company Establishment Labs.

20 May 2022

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