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20 April 2016

GP Investments unit buys Kitchenware maker

chrome-kitchen-965576-m GP Investments Acquisition (GPIAC) has agreed to buy WKI Holding Company, the parent company of kitchenware maker World Kitchen in a $566m cash-and-stock deal.

15 April 2016

General Atlantic seeks to raise XP Investimentos stake to 49%

stock graph rise General Atlantic is reportedly looking to bump its 33 per cent stake in Brazilian brokerage XP Investimentos to 49 per cent.

14 April 2016

BTG Pactual’s PE arm offloads Leader Participações stake to Legion

Brazil The private equity subsidiary of Brazilian investment bank BTG Pactual has reportedly sold its stake in debt-saddled retail company Leader Participações to Legion Holdings.

13 April 2016

Apollo, Vale launch joint bid for Brazilian fertilizer business

soil-766281_960_720 US private equity firm Apollo Global Management has reportedly joined with Brazilian miner Vale to bid for Anglo American's Brazilian fertilizer business.

12 April 2016

Innova joins with Goldman Sachs to invest in Colombian cell phone towers

telecom tower 2_sq European private equity firm Innova Capital Partners has formed a joint venture with Goldman Sachs to develop telecom assets in Colombia.

8 April 2016

Nexxus Capital-backed Taco Holding eye IPO in Mexico

food-724926_640 Mexican restaurant chain operator Taco Holding, which is backed by private equity firm Nexxus Capital, may be looking to float on the stock market early next year.

7 April 2016

HIG well above target with $740m final close for Brazil, LatAm fund

south-america-74073_1920 HIG Capital has easily beaten its target for its first Brazil and Latin America-focused fund by holding a $740m final close for the vehicle.

18 March 2016

LPs monitoring Argentina opportunities very closely, LAVCA exec says $

0ca592e Institutional investors are keeping a close eye on Argentina’s untapped opportunities following the country’s election according to LAVCA president and executive director Cate Ambrose.

16 March 2016

Aqua Capital holds first close for Fund II on $188m

corn_170.sq_ Sao Paulo-based mid-market private equity firm Aqua Capital has held a first close for its second Agribusiness & Food Fund on $188m, the LAVCA has announced.

7 March 2016

L Catterton taps LatAm Fund to back gym group Bodytech

The Gym Group Consumer-focused private equity firm L Catterton has made the first investment from its Latin America fund by backing gym company Bodytech Corp.

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