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Brazil's Patria to inject $126 mln into gym operator Smartfit Added in 5/31/2019
 
Brazilian private equity firm Patria Investimentos will inject roughly 500 million reais ($126 million) into Smartfit Escola de Ginastica e Danca SA by purchasing new and existing shares in the gym operator.

Source: Reuters

Brazil private equity, venture capital seen rebounding Added in 5/23/2019
 
Brazil’s private equity and venture capital industry association expects investments by funds to rebound in 2019 due to reduced risk of exchange rate volatility, one of its board members said on Thursday.

Source: Reuters

Brazil’s Natura confirms $2bn deal to buy Avon Added in 5/22/2019
 
Natura, the Brazilian cosmetics company that owns The Body Shop, has agreed to acquire Avon Products in an all-stock deal that values the US-listed group at more than $2bn, the companies said late on Wednesday.

Source: Financial Times

Brazil's Itaú private equity unit buys 20 pct stake in education group Wiser -source Added in 4/15/2019
 
The private equity management unit of Itaú Unibanco Holding SA, Kinea Investimentos, bought a 20 percent stake in education group Wiser Educação, for 200 million reais ($51.73 million), a person familiar with the matter said on Monday.

Source: Reuters

Capria Network’s Performa Investimentos partners with Home Agent as first investment of its new Growth Impact Fund Added in 2/20/2019
 
With the investment in Home Agent, Performa Investimentos, a seasoned Brazilian venture capital firm, starts to deploy its third fund, which aims at supporting promising middle market companies to address the main social and environmental gaps in Brazil.

Source: Press Release

Stratus SCP Brasil Coinvestimento II’s Acquisition of Investfarma S.A. Added in 1/3/2019
 
Stratus SCP Brasil Coinvestimento II executed the acquisitioon of 100% stake in Investfarma S.A. the controling company of Drogaria DM Ltda.

Source: Global Legal Chronicle

Brazil’s Oria Capital Seeks $100 Million for Latest Fund Added in 9/26/2018
 
Brazil’s Oria Capital is seeking $100 million for its third fund, as the private-equity firm plans to capitalize on the growth of the technology market in the country, according to people familiar with the matter.

Source: WSJ

Victoria Capital Executive Revamps Brazilian Strategy in Wake of Spinof Added in 9/7/2018
 
When six Brazilian investment professionals left Victoria Capital Partners late last year to form their own shop, Alexandre Dias remained behind as the sole member of the South American firm’s São Paulo team.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

Firms Eye Growth of Brazil’s Nascent Secondary Market Added in 9/6/2018
 
A secondary market for stakes in private-equity funds is slowly developing in Brazil, boosted in part by the country’s economic woes.

Source: Wall Street Journal

Vox Capital announces its first exit Added in 6/6/2018
 
Impact Investing in Brazil has its first success: a 26% IRR exit from a healthcare startup that
increase the access to quality services for low income clients. Vox Capital, the Brazilian pioneer
impact investor, sold its stake at TEM, startup who offers access to low cost medical
appointments, lab tests and discounts at drugstores through prepaid cards.

Source: Press Release

Advent International picks up majority stake in Walmart Brazil Added in 6/2/2018
 
Walmart Inc (WMT.N) said on Monday private equity firm Advent International will pick up a 80 percent stake in Walmart Brazil and the retailer will retain the remaining 20 percent.


Source: Reuters

A Rede Vistorias recebe aporte de 2 milhões da Bzplan em sociedade com a FIR Capital Added in 5/4/2018
 
A Bzplan em conjunto com a FIR Capital acaba de anunciar mais um investimento, o valor do
aporte será de R$ 2 milhões na Rede Vistorias com sede em Florianópolis. A solução da Rede
Vistorias é um serviço completo de vistoria, realizado por empresa especializada e imparcial.
As vistorias são digitais com uso de aplicativos e armazenamento em nuvem.

Source: Press Release

Goldman’s Merchant Banking Unit Leads Latest Investment in Brazil’s Oncoclínicas Added in 4/23/2018
 
Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s merchant banking division led the latest capital investment in Oncoclínicas do Brasil Serviços Médicos SA, a Brazilian provider of cancer treatments.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

Starbucks signs licensing agreement with Brazil private equity firm Added in 3/13/2018
 
Private equity firm SouthRock Capital has signed an agreement with Starbucks Corp that gives it the right to develop and operate branches of the Seattle-based chain in Brazil, the companies said late on Monday.

Source: Reuters

ContaAzul, Brazil's leading provider of cloud accounting software, raises ~US$30 million in Series D round Added in 3/3/2018
 
ContaAzul, a pioneer and leader in Cloud Accounting Platforms in Brazil, announced today a new round of equity investment of approximately US$ 30 million led by Tiger Global Management, a New York-based investment firm. ContaAzul, a Brazilian startup founded in 2011, provides an innovative, modern and easy-to-use online management system tailored to the needs of small companies and their accountants.

Source: Financial Times

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