November 17, 2016
Gowling WLG advised Victoria Capital Partners in connection with the formation of a US$100-million investment group partnership, which, in addition to Victoria Capital Partners included The University of Texas Investment Management Company, the International Finance Corporation (“IFC”) and FMO, the Dutch development bank.
On November 17, 2016, Grupo Los Grobo announced the completion of negotiations with an international investment group led by Victoria Capital Partners, one of the most respected private equity firms in Latin America, resulting in a capital increase of US$100-million.
Gowling WLG was counsel to Victoria Capital Partners in connection with the formation of the investment group partnership, which, in addition to Victoria Capital Partners included The University of Texas Investment Management Company, the International Finance Corporation (“IFC”) and FMO, the Dutch development bank.
Grupo Los Grobo has been a leader of the agribusiness transformation in Argentina for the last 25 years, using its scientific platform to provide different services to agricultural producers.
Victoria Capital Partners is a regionally dedicated private equity fund exclusively focused on investing in South America. It manages capital for large institutional investors and has assets under management of approximately US$2-billion.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets.
FMO is the Dutch development bank. FMO has invested in the private sector in developing countries and emerging markets for more than 46 years. With an investment portfolio of EUR€8.9-billion spanning over 85 countries, FMO is one of the largest bilateral private sector development banks globally.
Gowling WLG advised Victoria Capital Partners with a team led by Myron Dzulynsky that included Ash Gupta, Alan James and Jeremy Hourigan.
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