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GPCA Research on Latin America is produced in partnership with LAVCA. Since 2008, LAVCA Research has tracked private capital activity in Latin America through direct contact with over 500 fund managers active in the region, using the same data methodology as GPCA. 

Members can access GPC Analytics for a ten-year archive of Latin American private capital transactions and data cuts.

Research Team

Emanuel Hernandez, Director, Research

Mario Avila, Analyst, Research

Latin America Research

2022 LAVCA Industry Data and Analysis

March 22, 2022
GPCA members should use their member login to download an accompanying Excel Data Pack containing all underlying data, including a full list of funds reaching a close and investments in… Read More

Mid-Year 2021 Global Private Capital Industry Data & Analysis

September 16, 2021
GPC 1H 2021 data on fundraising, investment and exit activity across Asia, Latin America, Africa, CEE and the Middle East   Key data takeaways:   All major markets posted year-over-year gains… Read More

Latin America 2021 Industry Data and Analysis

March 31, 2021
The LAVCA 2021 Industry Data & Analysis includes data and insights on fundraising, investment and exit activity from the full year in 2020. Member access includes: LAVCA Analysis: A summary of… Read More

Latin America Data Insights (Mid-Year 2020)

September 10, 2020
EMPEA Members can log in to receive exclusive access to the full detailed report (PDF) and underlying data (Excel). Despite the difficulties introduced by COVID-19, year-over-year fundraising increased 30% Fundraising for Latin… Read More

LAVCA’s 2021 Review of Tech Investment in Latin America

April 22, 2021
Venture investment in the region topped USD4b for a second consecutive year, with a record 488 deals in 2020, record seed and early-stage investments in a number of major markets,… Read More

2021 Climate Data Insight

November 2, 2021
Based on GPCA’s newly developed taxonomy of climate-dedicated businesses, the 2021 Climate Data Insight covers climate-focused private capital activity in Asia, Latin America, Africa, Central & Eastern Europe and the… Read More

Latin America News

General Catalyst Leads USD10m Round for Brazil’s Genial Care

General Catalyst led a USD10m round for Genial Care, a Brazil-based provider of autism care services for children, with participation from Atlantico, Canary and angel investors.  Read More

BTG Pactual Leads USD30m Round for Chile’s BioElements

BTG Pactual led a USD30m round for BioElements, a Chile-based biodegradable plastic packaging manufacturer. Read More

Mexico’s GoTrendier Raises ~USD15m Series B Led by IDB Invest, Creas Impacto and IDC Ventures

GoTrendier, a Mexico-based second-hand clothing e-commerce marketplace, raised a ~USD15m Series B led by IDB Invest, Creas Impacto and IDC Ventures with follow-on from IGNIA Partners and others. Read more… Read More

Kayyak Ventures Leads USD10m Series A for Chile’s HealthAtom

Kayyak Ventures led a USD10m Series A for HealthAtom, a Chile-based health clinic management platform, with participation from Amador Holdings, FJ Labs, Soma Capital and Taram. Read More

monashees and CapSur Capital Lead USD8m Round for Brazil’s The Coffee

monashees and CapSur Capital led a USD8m round for The Coffee, a Brazil-based coffee chain. Read More

L Catterton Leads USD70m Investment Round for Razor Group; Razor Acquires Mexico’s VALOREO

L Catterton led a USD70m investment round for Razor Group, a global aggregator of e-commerce consumer goods businesses. Following the investment, Razor acquired VALOREO, a Mexico-based e-commerce brand aggregator backed… Read More

Princeville Capital Leads USD70m Series D Extension Round for Chile’s NotCo

Princeville Capital led a USD70m Series D extension round for Chile-based foodtech NotCo, with participation from KASZEK, Tiger Global, Bezos Expeditions, L Catterton and angel Marcos Galperin (MercadoLibre) at the… Read More

Canary Leads USD4m Seed Round for Brazil’s Lastro

Canary led a USD4m seed round for Lastro, a Brazil-based payment collection and contract management platform for rental properties, with participation from QED Investors and 1Sharpe Ventures. Read M Read More

Urban Innovation Fund Leads USD4.4m Seed Round for Mexico’s Plenna

Urban Innovation Fund led a USD4.4m seed round for Plenna, a Mexico-based women’s healthcare platform, with participation from Collaborative, 1984, Bridge Latam, Amador Holdings, Nido Ventures, Integra Groupe and Phoenix… Read More

Alexia Ventures Leads USD17m Series A for Brazil’s Seedz

Alexia Ventures led a USD17m Series A for Seedz, a Brazil-based loyalty platform for agribusinesses, with participation from VOX Capital and Endeavor Scale-Up, and follow-on from Parceiro Ventures. Read M Read More

Gerdau Next Ventures and Inovabra Lead ~USD21m Series B for Brazil’s Docket

Gerdau Next Ventures and Inovabra, the corporate venture arm of Bradesco, led a BRL110m (~USD21m) Series B for Docket, a Brazil-based legal document analysis platform, with participation from TM3 Capital,… Read More

Headline Leads ~USD7m Round for Brazil’s Smart Break

Headline led a BRL30m (~USD7m) round for Smart Break, a Brazil-based startup installing pop-up grocery stores in residential and commercial buildings, with participation from UVC Investimentos, and follow-on from Anjos… Read More