Kaszek Ventures raises $135m for second fund


latin_america_map_170sqUruguay-based venture capital firm Kaszek Ventures has raised $135m for its second fund.

The fund has secured $135m via three vehicles, according to documents filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

Kaszek Ventures II has raised $47.72m from 14 LPs, while Kaszek Ventures II-A has secured $44.5m from 15 investors and Kaszek Ventures II-B received commitments of $42.77m from 59 LPs, the filings showed.

The fund was raised without a placement agent and did not have a minimum investment requirement for outside investors.

The firm’s first vehicle raised $56.4m in 2011.

Kazcek is led by former MercadoLibre CEO Nicolas Szekasy and co-founder Hernan Kazah.

Its portfolio companies include real estate group VivaReal and shoe retailer Netshoes.

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