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Kinea Agrees to Purchase 48 Percent Stake in Quartier Participações

Kinea, the alternative asset management subsidiary of Brazil-based financial services group Itaú, has agreed to purchase a 48 percent stake in Quartier Participações, a Brazil-based holding company with interests in

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Riverstone, EnCap and BlackRock to Exit Sierra Oil & Gas (Latin America)

Germany-based oil and gas producer DEA Group has agreed to acquire Mexico-based Sierra Oil & Gas for a reported total of US$500 million. Sierra is backed by alternative investment fund

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Bain Capital Raises US$624 Million in Intermédica Follow-on Offering (Latin America)

Global private equity firm Bain Capital has partially exited its stake in Brazil-listed health care services provider Grupo Notre Dame Intermédica (GNDI), generating gross proceeds of BRL2.4 billion (approximately US$624

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General Atlantic Invests in Property Finder and QuintoAndar (Latin America, Middle East)

U.A.E.-based real estate classifieds portal Property Finder has raised US$120 million in an investment round led by global growth equity fund manager General Atlantic. Existing shareholder Vostok New Ventures also

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Elevar Equity Leads Investment of US$5 Million in Bankingly (Latin America)

Emerging markets-focused venture capital firm Elevar Equity has led an investment of US$5 million in Bankingly, a Uruguay-based digital financial services company. The Rise Fund, TPG’s global impact investing fund,

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Darby Private Equity Provides US$30 Million in Financing to Abengoa Peru (Latin America)

Darby Private Equity, the private equity and mezzanine arm of Franklin Templeton Investments, has provided up to US$30 million in long-term debt financing to the Peru-based subsidiary of Abengoa, a

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Jaguar Invests in Bresco (Latin America)

Real estate-focused emerging markets investment firm Jaguar Growth Partners has acquired a minority stake in Brazil-based industrial real estate company Bresco through Jaguar Real Estate Partners II. Bresco seeks to

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monashees VIII Reaches US$150 Million Final Close (Latin America)

Latin America-focused early-stage venture capital firm monashees has reached a final close for its eighth fund with US$150 million in capital commitments. Investors in monashees VIII include Brandywine Trust Group,

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