ACON Investments closes Latin America fund on $515 mln

ACON Investments has closed ACON Latin America Opportunities Fund IV on $515 million. In May, the firm also closed on the issuance of about $150 million of Mexican publicly traded trust certificates called Certificados de Capital de Desarrollo (CKD). The fund, along with the CKD and co-investment potential, brings ACON’s total capital potential to more than $600 million for pan-regional middle market private equity investments. Stanwich Advisors worked as placement agent on the fundraising.

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Brazilian e.Bricks Eyes U.S. Startups, Launches $100M Fund

Brazil-based venture investor e.Bricks Digital announced Tuesday that it is launching a $100 million early-stage fund to invest mostly in seed-stage digital-media companies in the United States. The fund, which anticipates making 12 to 15 investments a year, is supported by Brazilian media company RBS Group. The current portfolio of e.Bricks includes Predicta, Wine.com.br, Grupo.Mobi […]

Intel Capital Invests in Brazilian Big Data

In the past month, Intel Capital has announced two investments in Brazilian big data and analytics companies. The latest investment came today when Intel Capital announced it backed Geofusion, a Brazilian company providing “geomarketing” data analytics and intelligence to enterprise customers. The amount of the funding is undisclosed. The announcement follows an undisclosed investment it made a few weeks ago in WebRadar,

Redpoint, e.ventures Raise $130M Brazilian Fund–CORRECTED

Redpoint Ventures, in partnership with e.ventures, have raised a $130 million fund from LPs to invest in early stage tech companies in Brazil. The fund is the first new fund raised by e.ventures, formerly known as BV Capital, since it announced its rebranding just over a week ago. Redpoint e.ventures will be led by Yann de […]

Redpoint, BV Capital Team Up to Invest in Brazil

Investors are going nuts for Brazil, and the latest firms to focus on the Latin American country are Redpoint Ventures and BV Capital‘s eVentures. The firms have partnered to form Sao Paulo-based Redpoint eVentures to invest in the Brazilian market. The firm will be led by Yann de Vries and Anderson Thees. Jeff Brody, Redpoint’s […]

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