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General Atlantic Leads USD300m Series C for Brazilian Fintech Neon

General Atlantic led a USD300m Series C in Brazil-based fintech Neon Pagamentos, with participation from BlackRock, Vulcan Capital, PayPal Ventures, Endeavor Catalyst, and BBVA, and follow-on from monashees and Flourish

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BTG Pactual, Turin MFO, and ENFINI Investments Lead USD21m Investment in Brazilian Foodtech Fazenda Futuro

BTG Pactual, Turin MFO, and ENFINI Investments led a BRL115m (approximately USD21m) investment in Brazil-based foodtech Fazenda Futuro, with participation from existing investors monashees and Go4it Capital. Read more

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Accial Capital Makes USD10m Debt Investment in Colombian Fintech Aflore

Accial Capital has agreed to invest up to USD10m in debt in Colombia-based fintech Aflore, a startup that aims to expand financial services to the unbanked population in Colombia. Read

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Gradient Ventures Leads USD14m Series A for Mexican Challenger Bank Fondeadora

Google’s AI-focused venture fund Gradient Ventures led a USD14m Series A for Mexico-based challenger bank Fondeadora, with participation from Y Combinator, Scott Belsky, Sound Ventures, Fintech Collective, and Ignia Partners.

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SP Ventures Reaches USD17.2m First Close for Latin America Agrifoodtech Fund

SP Ventures has reached a USD17.2m first close for its Latin America-focused agrifoodtech fund. The vehicle, which targets USD50m, counts Syngenta Ventures and BASF among its investors. Read more

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Redpoint eventures Leads USD5m Investment for Brazilian AI Startup CyberLabs

Redpoint eventures led a BRL28m (approximately USD5m) investment round for Brazil-based AI startup CyberLabs for an undisclosed stake in the company. Read more

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Insight Partners Leads USD118m Series B for Argentine Visual Collaboration Platform MURAL

Insight Partners led a USD118m Series B for Argentina-based visual collaboration platform MURAL, with participation from Tiger Global, Slack Fund, World Innovation Lab, and existing investor Gradient Ventures. Qualtrics CEO

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I Squared Capital to Exit Orazul Energy Perú via Strategic Sale to ISA for USD158.5m

I Squared Capital has exited Orazul Energy Perú, owner of companies Etenorte and Eteselva, which operate six transmission lines in Peru, via a USD158.5m sale to ISA Group. Read more

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Canary Leads USD2.7m Round in Brazilian Logistics Startup Kestraa

Canary and unnamed angels invested BRL15m (USD2.7m) in Brazilian logistics startup Kestraa. Read more

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IDB to Invest up to USD30m in Kandeo 3D Fund

IDB Invest has agreed to inject up to USD30m in Kandeo 3D, a private debt fund managed by Kandeo Investment Advisors that will provide financing to mid-sized companies in Mexico,

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Waha Capital to Invest USD50m in Argentine Traveltech Despegar.com

Waha Capital has agreed to invest USD50m in Argentina-based online travel company Despegar.com via a private placement. L Catterton recently invested USD150m in the company. Read more

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B Capital Leads USD15m Series B for Mexican CRM Platform Yalochat

B Capital Group led a USD15m Series B for Mexico-based CRM platform Yalochat, with participation from existing investor Sierra Ventures. Read more

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L Catterton Invests USD150m in Argentine Traveltech Despegar.com

L Catterton has agreed to invest USD150m in Argentina-based online travel company Despegar.com via a private placement. The investment is expected to close in September 2020 and is subject to

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Proeza Ventures Leads Undisclosed Investment in Mexican Smart Mobility Solutions Platform Parkimóvil

Proeza Ventures led an undisclosed investment round for Mexico-based smart mobility solutions provider Parkimóvil, with participation from Liil Ventures and follow-on from Capital Invent. Read more

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Crescera to Invest up to USD55.5m in Brazilian Funeral Services Provider Grupo Zelo

Crescera Capital has agreed to invest up to BRL305m (approximately USD55.5m) in Brazil-based funeral services provider Grupo Zelo. Read more

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Pátria Acquires 20% Stake in Brazilian Conglomerate Ultra SA

Pátria Private Equity VI, a fund managed by Pátria Investimentos, has acquired a 20% stake in Ultra SA, a Brazil-based conglomerate operating in sectors ranging from fuel distribution and specialty

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DOMO Leads USD1.4m Investment in Brazilian HRtech Allya

DOMO Invest led a BRL7.5m (approximately USD1.4m) in Allya, a Brazil-based employee benefit management platform focused on connecting companies and its employees to businesses. Read more

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General Atlantic Exits Brazilian Veterinary Products Company Ouro Fino Saúde Animal via Sale to Opportunity HDF

General Atlantic has agreed to sell its 17% stake in Brazil-based veterinary products company Ouro Fino Saúde Animal to Opportunity HDF for an undisclosed amount. Read more

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Vulcan Capital Leads USD120m Series B for Brazilian Mobile Game Startup Wildlife

Vulcan Capital, the investment arm of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, led a USD120m Series B in Brazil-based mobile game startup Wildlife Studios at a reported USD3b valuation. Read more

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Aqua Capital Invests Undisclosed Amount in Brazilian Foodtech Puravida

Aqua Capital has invested an undisclosed amount in Brazil-based foodtech Puravida. Read more

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Discovery Americas Invests USD5.7m in Mexican Cargo Service Solutions Company Autotransportes Mas de Carga

Discovery Americas has invested USD5.7m in Mexico-based cargo service solutions company Autotransportes Mas de Carga. Read more

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Valor and Canary Lead USD2.25m Seed Round for Brazilian Fintech Caju

Valor Capital and Canary led a BRL13m (approximately USD2.25m) seed round for Brazil-based fintech Caju, with participation from Yellow and 99 co-founder Ariel Lambrecht. Read more

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Capital Indigo Leads USD3.8m Investment in Brazilian HRtech Beejobs

Capital Indigo led a BRL20m (approximately USD3.8m) investment in Beejobs, a Brazil-based AI-enhanced recruitment startup. Read more

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XP Acquires Brazilian Botox Clinic Network Botoclinic for ~USD19m

XP Private Equity has acquired Brazil-based botox clinic network Botoclinic for BRL100m (approximately USD19m) through FIP XP Private Equity. Read more

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Advent to Exit Brazilian Home Improvement Retailer Quero-Quero via IPO for up to USD359m

Advent International has agreed to sell its 88% stake in Brazil-based home improvement retailer Lojas Quero-Quero via the company’s IPO for up to BRL1.9b (approximately USD359m). Advent originally invested BRL300m

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Valor, GP Investments, and Shareholders Invest ~USD13m in Brazilian Receivables Company CERC

Valor Capital, GP Investments, and current shareholders have invested BRL67.7m (approximately USD13m) in Brazil-based receivables company Central de Recebiveis (CERC). Read more

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ALIVE Ventures Reaches USD28m Final Close for Latin America Impact Fund

Acumen LatAm Impact Ventures (ALIVE, previously Acumen LatAm Capital Partners) has reached a USD28m final close for Acumen Latin America Early Growth Fund. The vehicle will invest in innovative, impact-driven

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Redpoint eventures Leads USD11.6m Series B for Brazilian Fintech Magnetis

Redpoint eventures led a BRL60m (approximately USD11.6m) Series B for Brazil-based fintech Magnetis, with participation from Vostok Emerging Finance. Read more

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Pátria’s Lavoro Agrocomercial Acquires Brazilian Agribusiness Qualicitrus

Pátria Investimentos-backed Lavoro Agrocomercial has acquired Brazil-based agribusiness Qualicitrus for an undisclosed amount. Read more

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Barn Leads Undisclosed Investment in Brazilian Electric Motorcycle Company Origem

Barn Investments led an undisclosed investment round for Origem, a Brazil-based electric motorcycle company operating a B2B model. Read more

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Brookfield Acquires Brazilian Solar Complex from Spain’s Solatio for USD559m

Brookfield has agreed to acquire a 1,000 MW solar complex in Brazil from Spanish multinational Solatio for BRL3b (approximately USD559m). This investment is part of Brookfield’s plan to invest between

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Arc Labs Invests USD25m in Debt Financing in Mexican Proptech Flat.mx

Arc Labs has invested USD25m in debt financing in Mexico-based proptech Flat.mx, a real estate ibuyer currently part of Y Combinator’s Summer 2020 accelerator program. Read more

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Spectra, Fir Capital, and Redpoint eventures Invest ~USD22m in Brazilian Building Materials Retailer ABC da Construção

Spectra, Fir Capital, Redpoint eventures, as well as the company’s founders, have invested BRL115m (approximately USD22m) in Brazil-based building materials retailer ABC da Construção. Read more

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BNDES to Invest up to USD29m in Vinci Impacto e Retorno IV

BNDES has approved an investment of up to BRL150m (approximately USD29m) in Vinci Impacto e Retorno IV. The vehicle, which targets BRL600m (~USD116m), will invest in medium-sized companies operating in

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Valor Capital Leads USD4m Series A for Brazilian Solar Energy Financing Platform Solfácil

Valor Capital Group led a USD4m Series A for Brazil-based solar energy financing platform Solfácil. Read more

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SoftBank Invests Undisclosed Series B for Brazilian SaaS Company iClinic

SoftBank has invested an undisclosed amount in a Series B for Brazil-based health care-focused SaaS company iClinic. Read more

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Astella Invests Undisclosed Amount in Brazilian Health Care-Focused Office-Sharing Company Livance

Astella Investimentos has invested an undisclosed amount in Livance, a Brazil-based office-sharing company for health care professionals. Read more

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ENGIE-CDPQ Consortium Acquires Remaining 10% Stake in Brazilian Natural Gas Pipeline TAG from Petrobras for USD186m

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and ENGIE have completed the purchase of Brazilian state-owned oil company Petrobras’ remaining 10% stake in Brazilian natural gas pipeline Transportadora Associada

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Canary and Norte Ventures Invest ~USD930k in Brazilian SaaS Startup Rapicare

Canary and Norte Ventures have invested BRL5m (approximately USD930k) in Brazil-based health care-focused SaaS startup Rapicare. Read more

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Pátria-Backed Produtec to Acquire Brazilian Agribusiness Integra

Produtec, a company backed by Pátria Investimentos, has agreed to acquire Brazil-based agribusiness Integra for an undisclosed amount. Read more

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SVB Closes USD30m Latin America Debt Fund

SVB Financial Group has announced the close of its growth debt fund (Latin America Growth Lending Fund) at USD30m. The vehicle, which was established in partnership with Partners for Growth

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Uncork Capital and Bling Capital Lead USD2.2m Seed Round for Uruguayan Low-Code AI Startup MonkeyLearn

Uncork Capital and Bling Capital led a USD2.2m seed round for Uruguay-based no-code and low-code AI startup MonkeyLearn. Read more

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QED Leads USD22.5m Series B for Brazilian Fintech Warren

QED Investors led a BRL120m (approximately USD22.5m) Series B for Brazil-based fintech Warren, with participation from KaszeK Ventures, Chromo Invest, Ribbit, MELI Fund, WPA, and Quartz. Read more

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Soma Capital, InQlab, and Palm Drive Capital Invest USD5m in Colombian E-Commerce Platform LAIKA

Soma Capital, InQlab, and Palm Drive Capital have invested USD5m in a seed round for Colombia-based e-commerce platform for pet products and services LAIKA, with participation from angel investors, including

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Oaktree Capital to Invest USD1.3b in Bankruptcy Financing for LATAM Airlines

Oaktree Capital Management has agreed to invest USD1.3b in bankruptcy financing for LATAM Airlines Group. The Group and its affiliates in Chile, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, and the US filed for

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GIP Makes USD110m Secured Loan Investment in Colombia’s Greenfield Multipurpose Port Terminal Puerto Antioquia

Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) has closed on a USD110m secured loan investment in Colombia-based greenfield multipurpose port terminal Puerto Antioquia through its credit funds Global Infrastructure Partners Capital Solutions Funds

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General Atlantic to Exit Brazilian Brokerage XP via Secondary Share Offering

General Atlantic and XP Controle Participações, the founding holding company of Brazilian brokerage XP, have filed for a secondary share offering of USD1b for up to 22.4 million shares on

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Foundation Capital, Mountain Nazca, FEMSA Ventures, Quiet Capital, and 500 Startups Invest USD12m Bridge Round for Mexican Grocery Delivery Startup Jüsto

Foundation Capital, Mountain Nazca, FEMSA Ventures, Quiet Capital, and 500 Startups have invested USD12m in a bridge round for Mexico-based grocery delivery startup Jüsto to support the expansion of its

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Canary, MAYA Capital, and KaszeK Ventures Invest USD16m in Brazilian Healthtech Alice

Canary, MAYA Capital, and KaszeK Ventures have invested a combined USD16m in Alice, a recently launched Brazil-based health care provider. Read more

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TreeCorp Investimentos Invests USD18.5m in Brazilian Pet Accessory Retailer Zee.Dog

TreeCorp Investimentos has invested BRL100m (approximately USD18.5m) in Brazil-based pet accessory retailer Zee.Dog. Read more

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TPG Acquires Trina Solar’s Assets in Spain, Chile, Colombia, and Mexico and Launches New Energy Platform Matrix Renewables

TPG’s The Rise Fund has acquired China-based photovoltaics maker Trina Solar’s assets in Spain, Chile, Colombia, and Mexico totaling approximately 1GW. The assets will be managed by Matrix Renewables, a

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IFC and Australis Partners to Invest USD15m in Colombian Retailer Reve Group

IFC and Australis Partners have approved an investment of up to USD15m in Colombian retail and consumer foodservice company Reve Group. Read more

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QED and LEAP Global Invest USD3m in Mexican HRtech Worky

QED Investors and LEAP Global Partners have invested USD3m in Mexico-based HRtech Worky. Read more

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