Funds

LatAm pair leave HIG Capital

Funds People Colombia

Enrique Castillo, Andrés Marulanda depart the private equity shop's Mexico City and Bogotá offices, respectively

BRF mandates banks for FIDC

Brazil Funds

Trio of locals will structure and place a receivables investment fund that includes an initial investment of $194m

UK infra fund aids Caribbean construction works

Belize Jamaica Caribbean

Roughly $39m from the government will help establish a reconstruction window for islands impacted by natural disasters

Banco Basa plans to open brokerage firm

Funds Paraguay Equity

Paraguayan bank moves to cash in on growing capital markets

Brazil forms railway fund

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Funds Project & Infrastructure Finance

Transportation ministry plans to use the money earned from concession auctions to cover investments in railroad projects

Direcional forms real estate fund

Asset Management Capital Markets Funds

Brazilian construction company accepts an offer from XP Investimentos to create a $54m investment vehicle

Enel takes stake in LatAm fiber optic network

M&A Funds Equity

Italian energy company spends $175m for 21% of Ufinet with option to buy the whole company for up to another $2.5bn by 2022

France's Ardian opens first LatAm office

Chile Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Funds

Paris-headquartered investor chooses Santiago, Chile for its inaugural branch in the region

IEnova plans share buyback

Equity Funds

Mexican energy firm forms a fund for up to $250m to purchase its own stock on the BMV

Central bank to weigh in on Itaú acquisition of XP

Economy & Policy M&A Funds

Brazil's monetary authority could limit the bank to a minority stake in the financial services firm, according to press reports

The Andes come in to focus

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Infrastructure, capital markets strategies and political risk to dominate discussions at LatinFinance's 12th Andean Finance and Investment Forum in Lima, Peru

EcoEnterprises earns commitments on third fund

Funds Costa Rica Central America

Costa Rican impact investor snares $74m from investors during the first round of capital raising (Photo: Gregory Smith CC BY-SA 2.0)

Interview: BlueOrange Capital

Funds Asset Management Bonds

BlueOrange Capital wants to mobilize private capital to provide mezzanine debt for sustainable investments in Latin America, but it understands that making an impact come...

Investors make an impact in Central America

Funds Equity Features

Small businesses in Central America are benefitting from the growing role of local impact funds, as healthy returns and the chance to make a difference attract investors.

Brazil's pension funds try to correct past mistakes

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Pension funds in Brazil are reeling from corruption scandals that caused billions of reais in losses. Now they are implementing stricter rules for picking investments, bu...