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20 June 2014

Blackstone-backed Patria nears $1.5bn final close for Brazilian buyout fund

brazil flag Brazilian private equity firm Patria Investimentos is within a whisker of its $1.5bn target for its latest buyout fund.

10 June 2014

Blackstone-backed LatAm infra giant P2Brasil bags $400m in second fundraisep

imgOceana The Latin American infrastructure investment giant created by Blackstone Brazil partner Pátria and Promon has raised more than $400m for its second fund, AltAssets can reveal.

10 June 2014

Patria Investimentos passes halfway mark for latest real estate fund

rio Brazilian private equity firm Patria Investimentos has passed the halfway mark for its latest real estate fund, according to regulatory filings.

10 June 2014

GP Investments gets 2.6x return from Sascar sale

truck sascar Brazilian firm GP Investments has agreed to sell its 46 per cent stake in fleet monitoring technology specialist Sascar Participações for a return of 2.6 times and an IRR of 33 per cent.

9 June 2014

Cinven bets on LatAm fibre optic network growth with €510m GNFT purchase

fibre optic European private equity major Cinven has made the ninth investment from its fifth fund by picking up Spain and Latin America fibre-optic network operator GNFT in a €510m deal.

6 June 2014

Private equity shows continued uncertainty over emerging market riskp

The recent political turmoil in emerging markets has only served to crystallise concerns in the minds of LPs and GPs, many of whom increasingly realise how exposed their investments may be to potentially catastrophic political and credit risks.

23 May 2014

Portland set to hold $100m first close for Fund II

caribbean_sq Caribbean-focused private equity firm Portland is reportedly nearing a first close.

19 May 2014

Advent International to launch $2bn Latin American fund

south-america-map Private equity firm Advent International is reportedly preparing to launch its sixth Latin American fund.

15 May 2014

Warburg Pincus prepares to take stake in Santander’s securities custody business

euro8_170sq US buyout house Warburg Pincus is reportedly among a group of buyers ready to buy a 50 per cent stake in European banking giant Santander’s securities custody business worth up to €1bn.

9 May 2014

GIC leads $170m investment in Brazilian sporting goods company Netshoes

tennis balls Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC has led a $170m investment round in Brazilian sporting goods business Netshoes.

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