Work Area: Private Equity/Investment management

Crescera completes investment in Brazilian education group Vitru

Two Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP offices and Brazilian firm Lefosse in São Paulo have helped Brazilian education group Vitru make two private shares offerings worth a combined 300 million reais (US$59 million), handing local investor Crescera Capital new equity in the company.

21 December 2022

Chilean firms lead fintech investment round

Carey has helped Chilean fintech Kredito raise capital through an investment round led by Santiago-headquartered conglomerate Grupo Penta.

15 December 2022

Private Equity Funds and Institutional Investors in M&A

Featured in The Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions - Third Edition

Private equity funds and institutional investors play an increasingly prominent role in Latin American M&A activity.

02 December 2022

Mexico’s Discovery Americas inks logistics buy

Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, SC has helped Mexican private equity fund Discovery Americas purchase local logistics company Servimsa.

30 November 2022

Multiple firms steer agritech funding round in Brazil

Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados in São Paulo has helped Brazilian start-up Agrolend raise 145 million reais (US$27 million) in a Series B funding round.

25 November 2022

Brazilian tyre company rolls in L Catterton investment

Mattos Filho has helped Brazilian tyre group CantuStore and its founding shareholder land a 600 million reais (US$113 million) minority investment from US private equity company L Catterton.

24 November 2022

Don’t wait for geopolitical storms to pass, learn to dance in the rain

Stormy clouds may stalk Latin American markets but there is always a silver lining; myriad investment opportunities lurk among the region’s uncertain macroeconomic skies. Unlocking these prospects – once you find them – can be exceptionally lucrative.

14 November 2022

Mello Torres bolsters M&A practice

Mello Torres has strengthened its M&A offering by promoting an associate to partner in Rio de Janeiro.

11 November 2022

Mexican buy now pay later start-up gets US$100 million credit line

White & Case SC in Mexico City has helped Mexican fintech Nelo get a credit facility of up to US$100 million.

08 November 2022

Itaú invests US$58 million in Brazilian asset manager

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Itaú invest 300 million reais (US$58 million) in Brazilian asset manager Falconi Capital.

08 November 2022

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