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30 December 2011

General Atlantic commits $300m to ING Latin American asset sale

news_colombia_lrg Global growth firm General Atlantic has joined a consortium of investors led by Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana to buy the Latin American assets of global financial services giant ING Group, representing the largest acquisition ever to be carried out by a Latin American company in the region.

22 December 2011

Templeton invests in Latin American parking giant Estapar

parking_sq Templeton Strategic Emerging Markets Fund III, an investment vehicle run by Singapore-based Templeton Asset Management, has bought a minority stake in Estapar, Latin America’s largest parking company.

20 December 2011

3i clinches first deal in Brazil

b London-based private equity firm 3i has agreed to buy a minority stake in Blue Interactive Group, a Brazilian cable TV and broadband provider for R$100m ($55m), marking its inaugural deal in Brazil.

15 December 2011

Darby makes $60m mezz investment in Brazilian biomass, O&G market

b Darby Private Equity, the buy-out arm of Franklin Templeton Investments, has announced that its Brazil Mezzanine Infrastructure Fund has invested R$58m ($30m) in Bioenergy Geradora de Energia and R$58m in Produman Engenharia.

1 December 2011

Accel, Kaszek lead Series A round for Brazil’s Kekanto

b Kekanto, a community review website headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil, has received Series A funding led by Accel Partners with Kaszek Ventures, a growth capital firm led by MercadoLibre’s co-founder Hernan Kazah and Nicolas Szekasy, participating.

23 November 2011

Mexican social enterprise-focused VC firm IGNIA bolsters team

mexico-streets_sq Mexican social enterprise-focused venture capital firm IGNIA has appointed former Mars executive Leon Kraig as a general partner and managing director.

22 November 2011

Brazil’s BR Partners to buy Banco Porto Seguro

b BR Partners, the Sao Paulo-based investment firm launched two years ago by former Citi banking chief Ricardo Lacerda and senior Goldman Sachs executives, has agreed to buy Brazil’s Banco Porto Seguro. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

15 November 2011

Advent, Temasek line up for $1bn sale of Brazil’s STP

toll-booth_sq Global private equity firm Advent International and Singapore state investor Temasek are among a handful of bidders in talks to buy a majority stake in Brazil’s Servicos & Tecnologia de Pagamentos (STP), an electronic-toll-collection company that is said to be worth around $1bn.

8 November 2011

Morgan Stanley Infrastructure exits stake in Chile’s SAESA to AIMCo

Morgan Stanley Infrastructure has sold its 50 per cent interest in SAESA, a Chilean electricity distribution, transmission and generation company, to Canada's AIMCo.

8 November 2011

Brazilian private equity firm Stratus buys corporate fleet company Maestro for $32m

limousine5sq_lrg Sao Paulo-based mid-market private equity firm Stratus has bought a majority stake in Brazilian corporate fleet management company Maestro for $32m.

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