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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

Brookfield Exits Chile’s Autopista Vespucio Norte and Túnel de San Cristóbal via ~USD402m Sale to Globalvía

Brookfield fully exited its 34% stake in Chile-based Autopista Vespucio Norte and Túnel de San Cristóbal concessions via a EUR340m (~USD402m) sale to Spain-based Globalvía. Read More

SoftBank Launches USD3b Latin America Fund II

SoftBank committed an additional USD3b to Latin American tech companies through its newly launched Latin America Fund 2. Read More

BTG Pactual Invests ~USD2.4b in Brazil’s V.tal

A fund managed by BTG Pactual invested BRL12.8b (~USD2.4b) for a 58% stake in Brazil-based fiber optic company V.tal. GIC recently invested BRL2.2b (~USD421m) in the fund. The deal is… Read More

Mercado Libre and KASZEK to Launch USD250m SPAC

MELI Kaszek Pioneer Corp, a SPAC formed by Mercado Libre and KASZEK targeting tech in Latin America, filed with the SEC to raise up to USD250m. Read More

Baring Vostok Leads USD11m Series A for Brazilian Upskilling Platform EBAC Online

Baring Vostok led a USD11m Series A for EBAC Online, a Brazil-based upskilling platform for design, marketing and software engineer professionals, with follow-on from Begin Capital, AngelsDeck and angel Sergey… Read More

Greycroft Leads USD75m Series B+ for Colombian Lending Platform Addi

Greycroft led a USD75m Series B+ for Addi, a Colombian point-of-sale lending platform, with participation from GGV Capital, Citius Capital and Intersection Growth Partners, and follow-on from Union Square Ventures,… Read More

Blue like an Orange Invests ~USD7.5m in Mexico’s Alivia

Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital invested MXN150m (~USD7.5m) in mezzanine financing in Alivia Clinica de Alta Especialidad, a Mexico-based clinic for infusion and specialty pharmacy treatments for patients with… Read More

Raiz Investimentos Leads USD20m Round for Brazilian Insurtech Pier

Raiz Investimentos, the family office of Sem Parar Founder Ivan Toledo, led a USD20m round for Pier, a Brazil-based insurtech for smartphones and vehicles, with follow-on from Canary, monashees, BTG… Read More

CRV Leads USD57m Series B for Startup Expense Management Platform Jeeves

CRV led a USD57m Series B for Jeeves, a US-based expense management platform for startups with operations in Mexico, Colombia, Brazil and Chile, with participation from Silicon Valley Bank, Tencent,… Read More

Anthemis and 500 Lead USD20m Series A for Mexican Proptech Flat.mx

Anthemis and 500 led a USD20m Series A for Flat.mx, a Mexico-based proptech focused on the purchase, renovation and resale of residential real estate, with participation from Expa and follow-on… Read More

GIC and Carlyle Partially Exit Brazil’s Rede D’Or for ~USD500m

GIC and the Carlyle Group sold 37 million shares of Brazil-based hospital network Rede D’Or via a block trade for BRL2.6b (~USD500m). Read More

General Catalyst Leads USD20m Series A for Argentine Healthtech Osana Salud

General Catalyst led a USD20m Series A for Osana Salud, an Argentina-based infrastructure developer for telehealth, pharmacy and diagnostics platforms, with participation from Quiet Capital, Preface Ventures, FJ Labs, AforeVC… Read More