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Private capital investors deployed USD16b in Latin America in 2020, a new record. Venture investment topped USD4b for the second year in a row, demonstrating sustained momentum for the region’s ongoing digital transformation. 

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

Miguel Algarin, Research Director

Emanuel Hernandez, Research Analyst

Latin America Research

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

Latin America News

Goodwater Capital Leads USD35m Series A for Chile’s Houm

Goodwater Capital led a USD35m Series A for Houm, a Chile-based home purchase and rental marketplace with operations in Chile, Mexico and Colombia, with participation from Fifth Wall, Fen Ventures,… Read More

GGV and GIC Lead USD125m Series C for Mexico’s Stori

GGV and GIC led a USD125m Series C for Stori, a Mexico-based credit card issuer, with participation from General Catalyst, Goodwater Capital and Tresalia Capital, and follow-on from Lightspeed, Vision… Read More

IG4 Capital Acquires 50% of Chile’s Adelco for USD57m

IG4 Capital acquired 50% of Chile-based logistics operator Adelco for USD57m. Read More

General Atlantic Leads USD125m Round for Brazil’s isaac

General Atlantic led a USD125m round for isaac, a Brazil-based financial management platform for schools, with participation from SoftBank and KASZEK. Read More

Patria Investimentos Leads ~USD15m Series A for Brazil’s StartSe

Patria Investimentos led a ~USD15m Series A for StartSe, a Brazil-based open innovation platform with operations in Brazil, China, Israel, Portugal and the US. Read More

Mubadala Acquires Brazil’s Metrô Rio and Metrô Barra

Mubadala acquired Rio de Janeiro subway operators Metrô Rio and Metrô Barra in a deal valued at BRL1.8b (~USD335m). Read More

Castlelake Completes Sale & Leaseback of Aircraft to Colombia’s Avianca

Castlelake completed the sale and leaseback of six A330-200 freight aircraft to Colombian airline Avianca with a 10-year lease term. Read More

Rage Capital and BTG Pactual Lead ~USD60m Series C for Brazil’sFazenda Futuro

Rage Capital and BTG Pactual led a ~USD60m Series C for Brazil-based footech Fazenda Futuro, with participation from XP and follow-on from monashees, Go4It Capital, MFO Turim and Enfini Ventures… Read More

Sequoia Leads USD39m Series B for Chile’s Fintual

Sequoia led a USD39m Series B for Fintual, a Chilean robo-advisor and asset management platform. Read More

DNA Capital Leads ~USD20m Round Extension for Brazil’s Memed

DNA Capital, Temasek and Fit Participações led a ~USD20m round extension for Memed, a Brazil-based provider of digital drug prescriptions. Read More

H.I.G. Capital Acquires Majority Stake in Peru’s Grupo Ransa

H.I.G. Capital acquired a majority stake in Grupo Ransa, a third-party logistics company based in Peru, for an undisclosed amount. Read More

EMX 2021 Acquires EMX Capital’s Portfolio

EMX 2021, a secondary fund recently created by EMX Capital, acquired the entire portfolio of companies from EMX Capital’s current funds. Read More