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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

Latin America Research

2024 Trends in Global Tech

21 March 2024
GPCA markets are searching for a new normal. After an unprecedented wave of activity during COVID-19, venture capital (VC) deal value and count fell for the second straight year in… Read More

2024 Industry Data & Analysis

20 February 2024
GPCA’s 2024 Industry Data & Analysis features in-depth private capital data, commentary and analysis on key trends across global markets.   Key data takeaways:   Overall private capital deal value across GPCA’s markets… Read More

2023 Trends in Global Tech

21 February 2023
Overview GPCA’s annual Trends in Global Tech report traces venture capital flows across Africa, India, China, Southeast Asia, Latin America, Central & Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Amidst a… Read More

2023 Industry Data & Analysis

21 February 2023
Private capital investment activity across GPCA’s markets remained strong by historical standards in 2022, with fund managers deploying USD208b.  Overall deal value declined 22% from 2021, yet 2022 was still… Read More

2022 LAVCA Industry Data and Analysis

22 March 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

16 September 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

31 March 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)

10 September 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

22 April 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

2 November 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

Community Investment Management extends USD75m credit to Jeeves

Jeeves, a US-based B2B payments and corporate card platform, secured a USD75m credit facility from Community Investment Management. The financing will be used to scale Jeeves’ financial product suite in… Read More

Warburg Pincus Invests BRL150m (~USD3.3m) in Brazil’s Superlógica

Warburg Pincus made a BRL150m (~USD30.3m) follow-on investment in Superlógica, a Brazil-based ERP for real estate brokers. Warburg Pincus first invested BRL300m (~USD60m) in 2020. Read More

L Catterton Reaches ~USD233m First Close for Latin America IV Fund

L Catterton reached a ~USD233m first close for L Catterton Latin America IV, its fourth flagship fund to invest in private equity and late-stage technology businesses in Latin America. Read More

Connecting Fund Managers with Impact Investors’ Tax Principles

The purpose of this article is to initiate communication between multilateral and bilateral development finance institutions (‘’DFIs”) and private equity fund managers (“FMs”) that seek to attract DFI funding for… Read More

responsAbility Investments Reaches First Closes for Asia- and Latin America-focused Sustainable Food Funds at Combined USD274m

responsAbility Investments reached first closes for its latest funds focused on food production and distribution companies. Growth equity vehicle Sustainable Food Asia II and mezzanine fund Sustainable Food Latam reached… Read More

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