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Ibtikar Invests in Inggez

Palestine-based fitness application Inggez has secured an investment from Middle East-focused venture capital firm Ibtikar Fund. Inggez partners with a variety of gyms and fitness studios, offering users on-demand access

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ACON Latin America Opportunities Fund V Reaches USD253 Million First Close

United States- and Latin America-focused private equity firm ACON Investments has held a first close for ACON Latin America Opportunities Fund V with USD253 million in commitments. The firm, which

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Patria to Sell Argo Energia for USD835 Million

Brazil-focused alternative asset manager Patria Investments has agreed to sell Argo Energia, a Brazil-based power transmission company, to Colombia-based Energía Bogotá and Spain-based Rede Eléctrica for BRL3.5 billion (approximately USD835

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VTEX Secures USD138 Million from SoftBank, Gávea, and Constellation

Brazil-based e-commerce software company VTEX has secured BRL580 million (approximately USD138 million) in funding from Japan-based technology and investment conglomerate SoftBank and Latin America-focused asset managers Gávea Investimentos and Constellation

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Nexxus Exits Krispy Kreme Mexico

Mexico-focused private investment fund manager Nexxus Capital has divested its stake in Krispy Kreme Mexico, a Mexico-based subsidiary of Taco Holding, to the global brand owner Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation.

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Kaszek Ventures Closes Two New Funds with USD600 Million in Total Commitments

Latin American venture capital firm Kaszek Ventures has reached final closes of USD375 million for the firm’s fourth early-stage fund Kaszek Ventures IV and USD225 million for Kaszek Ventures Opportunity

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Starboard Acquires 93 Percent Stake in 3R Petroleum

Brazil-focused alternative investment manager Starboard Restructuring Partners Group has acquired a 93 percent stake in Brazil-based oil company 3R Petroleum. The company—which focuses on the redevelopment of mature oil fields

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Adobe Reaches USD30 Million Final Close for Adobe Mezzanine Fund II

Mexico-focused impact investment fund manager Adobe Capital has reached a final close for Adobe Mezzanine Fund II with USD30.3 million in commitments. Investors in the fund includ a variety of

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Alquilando Secures USD1.1 Million Pre-Series A Round from NXTP Labs, ArFintech, and Rosental Inversiones

Argentina-based rental services platform Alquilando has secured a USD1.1 million Pre-Series A funding round from Latin America-focused early-stage investor NXTP Labs, Argentina-focused fintech investor ArFintech, and Argentina-based investment bank Rosental

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Carlyle to Acquire 100 Percent Stake in Coney Park

Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has agreed to acquire a 100 percent stake in Peru-based amusement park and arcade operator Coney Park from Peruvian media and entertainment conglomerate

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Banco Inter Raises USD330 Million in Share Offering

Brazil-listed digital banking services provider Banco Inter has raised BRL1.24 billion (approximately USD330 million) via a share offering on Brazilian stock exchange B3. Japan-based technology conglomerate SoftBank Group reportedly acquired

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Bain Raises USD608 Million in Follow-On Offering of Intermédica Shares

Global private equity firm Bain Capital has partially exited its stake in Brazil-listed health care provider Grupo Notre Dame Intermédica (GNDI), generating gross proceeds of BRL2.37 billion (approximately USD608 million).

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CMB Prime and LarrainVial Close Third Infrastructure Fund at USD400 Million

CMB Prime, a Chile-focused infrastructure investor, and LarrainVial, a Chile-based financial services firm, have reached a final close for CMB LV Infraestructura III with USD400 million in capital commitments. Investors

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Crescera and 2bCapital Agree to Invest in Semantix

Brazil-focused alternative asset manager Crescera Investimentos and 2bCapital, the private equity arm of Brazil-based financial services company Bradesco, have agreed to invest in Brazil-based information technology company Semantix. Through the

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SoftBank Leads USD300 Million Investment in Gympass

Global telecom and technology investment group SoftBank will lead existing investors, including private equity firms General Atlantic, Atomico, and Valor Capital Group, in a new USD300 million funding round for

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SoftBank Vision Fund Leads USD100 Million Investment in Loggi

The SoftBank Vision Fund, a private investment fund managed by Japan-based technology conglomerate SoftBank, has led a USD100 million investment in Loggi, a Brazil-based logistics and delivery company. Other participants

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Actis Raises USD150 Million in CERPI Listing

Growth markets investor Actis has raised USD150 million through the Series A issue of a Certificado de Proyectos de Inversión (CERPI) offering on the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV). Actis will

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BlackRock Acquires Aguascalientes Solar Project from Canadian Solar

Global asset manager BlackRock has acquired the Aguasalientes solar project, a 68-megawatt facility in Mexico, from Canada-based solar panel manufacturer and project developer Canadian Solar. Electricity generated by the plant

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Vinci Partners Exits Cecrisa to Duratex

Brazil-focused alternative investment fund manager Vinci Partners has exited Brazil-based ceramic tile manufacturer Cecrisa to Duratex, a wood panel producer also based in Brazil. Duratex will acquire the company from

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