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22 June 2016

Kaszek Ventures helps bring Brazil banking startup BankFacil financing to BRL25m

olympiad-in-brasil-1420476_1920 Brazilian online credit startup BankFacil has closed a new BRL15m ($4.3m) Series A financing round thanks to new capital from Kaszek Ventures and existing backers.

22 June 2016

Northgate Capital leads $28m investment in Mexico’s Extended Suites

home-461697_640 Private firm Northgate Capital has led a MXP530m ($28.4m) investment in Mexican hotel operator Grupo Estancias Extendidas (Extended Suites).

17 June 2016

KKR said to acquire infra assets of cash-starved Pemex for $1.2bn

rig-1061339_640 Global private equity major KKR will reportedly buy infrastructure assets of Mexico's Pemex for $1.2bn.

14 June 2016

Darby Private Equity exits Brazilian fuel business at $610m valuation

car-926327_1920 Darby Private Equity, the dedicated private equity arm of Franklin Templeton Investments, has agreed to sell its stake in Brazilian fuel distributor Alesat Combustíveis in a deal which values the business at BRL2.1bn ($610m).

24 May 2016

The lack of domestic insurance companies is harming Mexican fundraising, says Nexxus exec $

money-1292162_960_720 The Mexican private equity industry is going through positive changes but the lack of investment from domestic insurance companies is making fundraising more difficult according to Nexxus Capital’s managing director Roberto Terrazas.

13 May 2016

KKR mulls over new fund, local office in Mexico

teotihuacan-569925_640 Private equity major KKR is apparently looking to join the private equity surge in Mexico with plans for a new fund focused on the local market and new office based in the country.

10 May 2016

Blackrock planning first infrastructure fund focused on Latin America

brazil-sao-paulo-2_sq Global asset management firm Blackrock is reportedly planning to launch its first Latin America-dedicated private equity infrastructure fund this year.

6 May 2016

GP Investments expands beyond Brazil will Spice Private Equity purchase

africa-tanzania_sq Latin American buyout house GP Investments has acquired control of Switzerland-headquartered Spice Private Equity.

4 May 2016

Hamilton Lane promotes 14 to managing director

business-suit-690048_640 Global asset management firm Hamilton Lane has promoted 14 of its employees to managing director across its UK, US, Asia and South American offices.

3 May 2016

Actis exits remaining stake in Brazil’s XP Investimentos

brazil flag Emerging markets-focused private equity firm Actis has agreed to sell off the remainder of its holding in Brazilian XP Investimentos to fellow PE investor General Atlantic.

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