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KKR to Acquire Majority Stake in Telefonica Chile’s Fiber Optic Network in a Deal Valued at USD1b

KKR has agreed to acquire a majority stake in the existing fiber optic network of Telefonica Chile in order to establish an open access wholesale fiber optics company. As part

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MGM Innova Capital Invests USD4m in Mexican Clean Energy Financing Platform Wirewatt

MGM Innova Capital has invested USD4m in Wirewatt, a Mexico-based clean energy financing platform providing loans to homeowners and SMEs to finance solar, battery, and other energy-efficiency improvement projects. Read

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Arlon Group and FitPart Invest USD18.5m in Brazilian Logistics Solutions Company Sotran

Arlon Group and FitPart have invested BRL100m (approximately USD18.5m) in Sotran, a Brazil-based logistics solutions company serving the agribusiness sector. Read more

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Invus Opportunities and SoftBank Lead USD84.5m Round for Brazilian Edtech Descomplica

Invus Opportunities and SoftBank led a USD84.5m round for Brazil-based edtech Descomplica, with participation from Valor Capital Group, Península Participações, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, and Amadeus Capital Partners. The Edge, guitar

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Base10 Leads USD7.8m Seed Round for Mexico-Focused Fintech Mundi

Base10 led a USD7.8m seed round for Mundi, a fintech platform aiming to facilitate US-Mexico trade by helping Mexican exporters get access to trade financing, with participation from FJ Labs.

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Upper90, FJ Labs, Angel Ventures, and Presight Capital Invest USD50m Seed Round for Mexican E-Commerce Acquirer VALOREO

Upper90, FJ Labs, Angel Ventures, Presight Capital, and angel investors have invested a USD50m seed round for VALOREO, a Mexico-based company specialized in acquiring, operating, and scaling e-commerce businesses. Read

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Astella Invests USD1.5m in Brazilian Omnitech Solutions Startup bornlogic

Astella Investimentos has agreed to invest BRL8m (approximately USD1.5m) in bornlogic, a Brazil-based omnitech solutions startup. Read more

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H.I.G. Capital in Partial Exit from Brazilian Advertising Company Eletromidia via USD162m IPO

H.I.G. Capital has partially exited its stake in Brazil-based outdoor advertising company Eletromidia via the company’s BRL871.6m (approximately USD162m) IPO on the B3. According to regulatory filings, H.I.G. Capital’s Vesuvius

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ThronTree Capital Partners Leads USD33.3m Series B for Brazilian Healthtech Alice

ThronTree Capital Partners led a BRL180m (approximately USD33.3m) Series B for Brazilian healthtech Alice, with participation from Endeavor Catalyst and follow-on from KaszeK Ventures, Canary, and Maya Capital. Read more

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H.I.G. Capital Acquires Brazilian Pet Food Manufacturer FVO

H.I.G. Capital has acquired Brazil-based pet food manufacturer FVO – Brasília Indústria e Comércio de Alimentos (FVO) for an undisclosed amount. Read more

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DILA Capital Reaches USD35m First Close for DILA IV

DILA Capital has reached a USD35m first close for DILA IV, with IDB Lab as the anchor investor in the fund. The vehicle targets investments in tech-enabled companies in Latin

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IDB Lab Invests in Salkantay Exponential Fund

IDB Lab has agreed to invest in Salkantay Exponential Fund, a vehicle managed by Salkantay Ventures. The fund will focus on early-stage tech investments in Peru. Read more

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Nexus Group to Acquire 20% Stake in Lottery and Sports Betting Company Intralot de Peru

Nexus Group, via its NG Capital Partners II fund, has agreed to acquire the remaining 20% stake in Peru-based lottery and sports betting company Intralot de Peru from Intralot Greece.

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General Atlantic Leads USD65m Series A for Mexican Grocery Delivery Startup Jüsto

General Atlantic led a USD65m Series A for Mexico-based grocery delivery startup Jüsto, with follow-on from existing investors including Foundation Capital and Mountain Nazca. Read more

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Mubadala Acquires Brazil’s RLAM Refinery from Petrobras for USD1.65b

Mubadala Investment Company has acquired Brazil-based refinery Refinaria Landulpho Alves (RLAM) from Brazilian state-owned oil company Petrobras for USD1.65b. Read more

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Igah Ventures Reaches USD130m Final Close for Brazil VC Fund

Igah Ventures has reached a USD130m final close for its latest Brazil-focused VC fund. SoftBank is among the investors in the fund. Read more

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Quona Capital and Kinea Ventures Lead USD6m Series A for Brazilian Financial Marketplace Monkey

Quona Capital and Kinea Ventures led a USD6m Series A for Monkey, a Brazil-based digital marketplace for supply chain finance. Read more

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Valor Capital Leads USD19m Series A for Brazilian Enterprise Communication and Collaboration Platform Rocket.Chat

Valor Capital Group led a USD19m Series A for Rocket.Chat, a Brazil-based enterprise communication and collaboration platform, with participation from e.ventures, Greycroft, Graphene Ventures, monashees, NEA, ONEVC, and DFG. Read

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Women’s World Banking Leads USD6.6m Pre-Series B for Colombian Fintech Aflore

Global non-profit Women’s World Banking, through its Women’s World Banking Capital Partners II fund, led a USD6.6m pre-Series B for Aflore, a Colombia-based fintech focused on financial inclusion, with participation

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L Catterton Partially Exits Brazilian Hair Removal Company Espaçolaser for USD148.5m via IPO

L Catterton has partially exited its stake in Brazil-based hair removal company Espaçolaser via the company’s BRL2.64b (approximately USD483m) IPO on the B3. L Catterton sold shares worth BRL811.6m (approximately

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GIC, Whale Rock, and Invesco Lead USD400m Series G for Brazilian Fintech Nubank

GIC, Whale Rock, and Invesco led a USD400m Series G for Brazil-based fintech Nubank, with participation from Tencent Holdings, Dragoneer Investment Group, Ribbit Capital, and Sequoia Capital at a reported

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Iporanga Investimentos Leads Seed Round for Brazilian B2B Wholesale Marketplace Gonddo

Iporanga Investimentos led an undisclosed seed round for Brazil-based B2B wholesale marketplace, with participation from Verve Capital and angels investors including Viva Real founder Brian Requarth and Olist founder Tiago

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Igah Ventures Leads USD7m Series A for Brazilian Payroll Credit Fintech BxBlue

Igah Ventures (formerly e.Bricks Ventures) led a BRL38m (approximately USD7m) Series A for Brazil-based credit fintech BxBlue, with participation from Iporanga Ventures, FJ Labs, and Funders Club. Read more

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Five Elms Capital Invests USD25m in Colombian Customer Service Monitoring Startup Playvox

Five Elms Capital has invested USD25m in Playvox, a Colombia-based provider of quality assurance software for customer service. The company also announced its acquisition of Australian workforce monitoring SaaS company

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TPG Capital’s Matrix Renewables Acquires 154MW Solar Portfolio in Chile

TPG Capital’s renewable energy platform Matrix Renewables has acquired a 154 MW solar portfolio in Chile from Verano Capital for an undisclosed amount. Read more

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Linzor Capital Partners Acquires Majority Stake in Colombian Health Care Services Company Sies Salud

Linzor Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in Sies Salud, a Colombia-based health care services company specializing in HIV treatments. Read more

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Blackstone-Backed Pátria Raises USD588m in US IPO, Blackstone Partially Exits

Blackstone Group-backed Pátria Investimentos has raised USD588m in a US IPO, with Blackstone reducing its stake to 14% for USD262m. Pátria will use the proceeds to launch new funds and

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Mubadala Acquires Control of Brazilian Highway Concession Rota das Bandeiras for USD376m

Mubadala Investment Company has acquired Farallon Capital Management’s interest in Brazil-based highway concession Rota das Bandeiras for BRL2b (approximately USD376m), becoming the company’s sole controller. The concession operates nearly 300

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KaszeK Ventures Leads USD3.7m Series A for Brazilian Chat-Commerce Platform OmniChat

KaszeK Ventures led a BRL20m (approximately USD3.7m) Series A for Brazil-based chat-commerce platform OmniChat, with participation from GooDz Capital and Honey Island Capital. Read more

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Alloy Merchant Finance Completes Debt Investment in Mexican Payments Solutions Software Specialist Moneta Technologies

Alloy Merchant Finance has completed an undisclosed structured debt investment in Moneta Technologies, a Mexico-based company providing technology solutions for digital payments in Latin America. Read more

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Capria Commits USD2m to Angel Ventures Pacific Alliance Fund II

Capria Ventures has invested USD2m in Angel Ventures Pacific Alliance Fund II. The vehicle, managed by Angel Ventures, will focus on addressing gaps in financial inclusion, food security, and access

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SoftBank Leads Undisclosed Series C for Brazilian Online Accounting Services Startup Contabilizei

SoftBank’s Latin America Fund led an undisclosed Series C for Brazil-based online accounting services startup Contabilizei, with follow-on from KaszeK Ventures, Point72 Ventures, Quona Capital, and IFC. Read more

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New Fortress Energy Acquires Stonepeak-Backed Hygo and Golar LNG Partners for USD5b

New Fortress Energy has acquired Stonepeak-backed Hygo and Golar LNG Partners for USD5b. The investment will add 2700MW of power generation and a robust customer pipeline to Brazil’s natural gas

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Astella Investimentos Leads USD2m Round for Brazilian Omnichannel Learning Platform Skore

Astella Investimentos led a BRL11m (approximately USD2m) funding round for Brazil-based omnichannel learning platform Skore, with participation from Alexia Ventures. Read more

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Australis Partners Acquires Stakes in Mexico’s Sekura and Chile’s Galénica

Australis Partners has acquired a majority stake in Mexico-based multiline insurance company Sekura for an undisclosed amount. As part of the transaction, Arpa Capital and non-executive shareholders exited from the

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Appian Reaches USD775m Final Close for Appian Natural Resources Fund II

Appian Capital has reached a USD775m final close for its second fund. The vehicle will focus on investments in metals and mining, targeting assets in jurisdictions with proven geology, supportive

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IDB Commits Combined USD30m to Vinci and HMC Funds

IDB Invest has agreed to commit a combined USD30m to funds managed by Vinci Partners and HMC Capital. IDB agreed to invest up to USD10m in Vinci Impact and Return

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SoftBank and Dynamo Lead USD190m Series E for Brazilian Online Marketplace MadeiraMadeira

SoftBank and Dynamo led a USD190m Series E for MadeiraMadeira, a Brazil-based online marketplace that specializes in home products, with follow-on from Flybridge, monashees, Velt, Brasil Capital, and Lakewood. With

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Oria Capital Invests USD7.7m in Brazilian PRtech Knewin

Oria Capital has invested BRL40m (approximately USD7.7m) in Knewin, a Brazil-based PRtech providing solutions for public relations and marketing. Read more

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IDB, HBM Healthcare Investments, and Morgan Rio Capital Management Invest USD18m Series B in Colombian E-Pharmacy Farmalisto

IDB Invest, HBM Healthcare Investments, and Morgan Rio Capital Management have invested a USD18m Series B in Colombia-based digital pharmacy Farmalisto. Read more

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QED Investors Leads USD17.5m Series A for Chilean Insurtech Betterfly

QED Investors led a USD17.5m Series A in Betterfly (formerly Burn to Give), a Chilean certified B-Corp insurtech providing life insurance to SMEs and incentivizing policyholder’s wellbeing with subsidized coverage.

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Mountain Nazca Leads USD17.5m Series A for Peruvian Edtech Crehana

Mountain Nazca led a USD17.5m Series A for Crehana, a Peru-based online learning platform, with participation from Endeavor Catalyst, IFC, and Salesforce Ventures. Alive Ventures, Dila Capital, and Rethink Education

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Linzor Capital Partners Acquires Majority Stake in Chilean Dental Care Company Uno Salud Dental

Linzor Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in Chile-based dental care company Uno Salud Dental for an undisclosed amount. Read more

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SP Ventures Reaches USD25.3m Second Close for AgVentures II

SP Ventures has reached a BRL130m (approximately USD25.3m) second close for AgVentures II, with a BRL40m (USD7.8m) commitment from French animal nutrition company Adisseo and US phosphate mining company Mosaic.

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LGT Lightstone Leads USD255m Series E for Brazilian Fintech Creditas

LGT Lightstone led a USD255m Series E for Brazil-based fintech Creditas, with participation from Tarsadia Capital, e.ventures, Wellington Management, and Advent International affiliate Sunley House Capital, and follow-on from SoftBank’s

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XP Private Equity Acquires Stake in Brazilian Insurance Company Pottencial Seguradora for USD54m

XP Private Equity has acquired a minority stake in Brazil-based insurance company Pottencial Seguradora for BRL275m (approximately USD54m). Read more

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BCIE to Invest up to USD50m in Infrastructure Fund Targeting Central America

Banco Centroamericano de Integracion Economica (BCIE) will invest up to USD50m in Fondo de Capital Privado de Infraestructura para el Desarrollo de Centroamerica (KorBCIE) to target infrastructure projects in Central

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KaszeK Ventures and QED Lead USD62m Series B for Mexican Crypto Platform Bitso

KaszeK Ventures and QED Investors led a USD62m Series B for Mexico-based crypto platform Bitso, with follow-on from Coinbase Ventures and Pantera Capital. Read more

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Temasek Invests USD20m in Brazilian Payment Processing Platform Conductor

Temasek has invested USD20m in Conductor, a Brazilian payment processing platform and banking as a service company, bringing the company’s latest round of fundraising to USD170m. Viking Global Investors previously

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IDB Invest and Blue Like an Orange Provide USD50m Mezzanine Facility for Panamanian Hospitality Startup Selina

IDB Invest and Blue Like an Orange have provided USD35m and USD15m, respectively, in mezzanine financing to Panama-based hospitality startup Selina to support the continuity of its expansion plans in

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Mountain Nazca, Flourish Ventures, Valar Ventures, and Greyhound Capital Invest USD45m in Mexican Challenger Bank albo

Mountain Nazca, Flourish Ventures, Valar Ventures, and Greyhound Capital, among others, have invested USD45m in Mexico-based challenger bank albo. Read more

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Carlyle and GIC Partially Exit Brazilian Hospital Network Rede D’Or via USD2.23b IPO

The Carlyle Group and GIC have sold a small portion of their combined stake in Brazil-based hospital network Rede D’Or, reducing it from 37.8% to 34%, via the company’s BRL11.4b

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Riverwood Invests USD32m in Brazilian E-Commerce and Omnichannel Logistics

Riverwood Capital has invested USD32m in Intelipost, a Brazil-based e-commerce and omnichannel logistics tech company. Intelipost just announced a merger with Brazil-based logistics technology startup AgileProcess. Read more

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