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BGF backs ROI

BGF backs ROI

UK-based growth capital investor BGF has made a further GBP4 million investment in fast-growth, lead generation technology business, ROI. 

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Angel Ventures: On the lookout for progress-driving tech capabilities in Latin America

Angel Ventures: On the lookout for progress-driving tech capabilities in Latin America

By Purva Aggarwal – US-based global investing firm Capria Ventures made its second investment in Latin America during the pandemic in January, with Mexican VC fund Angel Ventures. The Mexico City-based firm invests in entrepreneurs across Latin America, with a particular focus on Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Peru.  

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Navigating the new normal

Navigating the new normal

2020 saw unprecedented pandemic-induced turbulence on the political, social and economic arenas not seen for decades. While some of the major private equity groups on the global scene – the likes of KKR, Blackstone and Apollo – managed to draw on dry powder, scoop up distressed assets in the wake of the turmoil, and launch new credit funds amid the financial havoc, there are many firms who have struggled with keeping their portfolio companies afloat while coping with vast demands on management. We also witnessed debut managers experience increasing hurdles.