September 5, 2019
The Carlyle Group said it has acquired the Peruvian amusement center company Atracciones Coney Island from Grupo El Comercio and founders Rolando Giha, the Hoyos family and Matías Allendes.
Carlyle did not reveal the amount of the transaction but said it used money from the $308m Carlyle Peru Fund to cover the investment.
Atracciones Coney Island operates more than 130 entertainment centers through Coney Park in Peru, Divertrónica Medellín in Colombia and Yukids in Chile, according to Carlyle.
US private equity firm buys Atracciones Coney Island in Peru and its subsidiaries in Colombia and Chile