Eletromidia e Elemidia unem operações

2020-02-11T12:43:39-03:00 February 3rd, 2020|Brazil|

Fusão cria a maior companhia de mídia “out of home” do país, com receita de R$ 700 milhões. A Eletromidia e Elemidia, segunda e terceira maiores empresas de mídia “out of home” do Brasil, fecharam acordo para unir suas operações, no mais ambicioso movimento de consolidação desse setor no país nos últimos tempos. O acordo, antecipado pelo Valor Pro, serviço de notícias em tempo real do Valor, dará origem uma companhia com receita anual de R$ 700 milhões, presença em 68 mil pontos e equipe de 400 funcionários. Será a maior empresa do setor no Brasil, à frente de concorrentes internacionais como a francesa JCDecaux e a americana Clear Channel. Os detalhes financeiros da transação, pela qual a Eletromidia comprou a Elemidia, não foram revelados, mas pessoas a par das negociações dizem que a cifra supera R$ 500 milhões. Mídia “out of home”, ou publicidade exterior, é [...]

PRISA acquires final 25% of its education subsidiary Santillana

2019-04-12T19:05:35-03:00 April 12th, 2019|Spain|

The Spanish media conglomerate PRISA and Victoria Capital Partners on Friday signed off on the sale of the latter’s 25% of educational publisher Santillana. The total amount of the operation is €312.5 million – paid in cash to the seller – and it gives PRISA 100% control of its own education subsidiary. Santillana is to pay the private equity group the preferred dividend corresponding to its shares for the year 2018 and for the corresponding portion of the year 2019 up until today. This acquisition represents a major milestone for PRISA, giving it full control of an asset that it sees as key to future development. The move also offers enormous potential for increased value for shareholders and substantially improves cash generation. The opportunities offered by digital transformation and the Group’s positioning and growth margin in Ibero-America are the keys to developing PRISA's strategy, which involves creating [...]

Satus Ager signs a purchase agreement to acquire Tecnoseeds operations in Argentina and Brazil

2019-05-24T19:29:05-03:00 February 23rd, 2019|Argentina|

This Argentine seeds company already had additional operations in Mexico, Chile and Uruguay. Argentine company Satus Ager signed a sale and purchase agreement for the acquisition of Tecnoseeds in Argentina and Brazil. The entrance to the Brazilian market represents an important step in its regional expansion plans. Founded in 1996, Satus Ager, headquartered in Buenos Aires and with operations in Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Uruguay, is the largest supplier of seeds production, processing and exports services in the Southern Hemisphere. In line with its corporate goal to increase the strategic partnership with its clients at a regional level, Satus Ager, with support from its partners Remington Seeds and Victoria Capital Partners, has recently signed an agreement to purchase Tecnoseeds operations in Argentina and Brazil. Thanks to this transaction, Satus Ager enters the Brazilian market, expanding its regional presence to provide additional seed services. Satus Ager provides services [...]

Argentina Satus Ager compra brasileira Tecnoseeds

2019-03-11T20:48:12-03:00 February 21st, 2019|Brazil|

SÃO PAULO - (Atualizada às 12h30 de 26/02/2019) A argentina Satus Ager, que presta serviços para a produção, condicionamento e exportação de sementes em diversos países do mundo, informou que acaba de fechar a compra da brasileira Tecnoseeds, do mesmo segmento que conta com cinco unidades nas Américas. O valor do negócio não foi revelado. A aquisição marca a estreia da Satus no Brasil. A empresa foi fundada em 1996 e tem como sócia a empresa de private equity Victoria Capital Partners (VCP), administrada por profissionais do ramo de vários países latino-americanos. “Após a fusão entre as duas empresas, nos tornaremos um dos maiores provedores de serviços do mundo, e essa nova dimensão nos permitirá continuar apoiando nossos clientes na liberação de novos produtos e tecnologias, além de cumprir suas próprias estratégias de crescimento”, diz Martin Jarmoluk, CEO da Satus Ager, em comunicado. “Com operações na Argentina, [...]

Professionals and students were honored with the Corona Pro Habitat Award.

2021-09-24T01:44:56-03:00 August 3rd, 2018|Colombia|

Agosto 03 - 2018 Treinta y dos propuestas arquitectónicas de Antioquia, Boyacá, Córdoba, Cundinamarca, Quindío, Meta, Tolima, Sincelejo, Santander y Valle del Cauca, se presentaron al Premio Corona Pro Hábitat 2018, que esta semana dio a conocer a los ganadores. En esta edición, se hicieron reconocimientos en la categoría profesional, con aportes de vivienda social sostenible para Sincelejo (Sucre), y en la estudiantil, con propuestas de vivienda social urbana a través del desarrollo progresivo. En la categoría profesional, Bio-Casa fue la obra que se llevó el primer puesto. Es una iniciativa de los arquitectos Carlos Alberto Hernández y Alberto José Aranda, y de los ingenieros José Fernando Cardona y Andrés Mauricio García, cuyo valor constructivo es de máximo 50 millones de pesos. En el segundo caso, el primer lugar lo ocuparon los estudiantes Juan Camilo Valencia, Luis Fernando Chávez y Daniel Trujillo Echeverri de la [...]

Victoria Capital Partners was awarded the 2018 Social Responsibility PE Deal for its investment in Corona Industrial

2018-04-26T14:07:44-03:00 March 20th, 2018|Colombia|

On March 20, 2018 the Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (LAVCA) announced the winners of the 2018 Latin American Private Equity Awards. A panel of institutional investors selected Victoria Capital Partners as the winner of the 2018 Social Responsibility PE Deal Award for its investment in building materials company Corona Industrial. Corona Industrial is a leading building materials company in Latin America, with over 125 years in operation. It manufactures, distributes and markets plumbing products, tiles, paints, plasters, adhesives and other building materials. The company dominates the home building and refurbishment space in Colombia. In addition to its strong market share in Colombia, it has been successful in implementing its expansion strategy through the region. With 29 manufacturing facilities, Corona has a workforce of over 7,800 direct employees across Colombia, Brazil, Central America, Mexico and the United States. In addition to manufacturing, Corona markets [...]

Good Things Always Come in Threes

2021-09-24T01:40:45-03:00 February 10th, 2018|Argentina|

February - 2018 Carlos García, leader of the fund that acquired Los Grobo in 2017, prepares the launch of his third vehicle to invest in the region. He defines himself as a generalist but does not look at regulated sectors. He goes unnoticed, hidden behind his common name and last name. But Carlos García is not just somebody else in the private equity world: he leads Victoria Capital, a company that raised three funds for US$ 1700, focused on Latin America and created in 2002 by practically the same management of Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette – known in the industry by its acronym, DLJ – a company that García joined in 1995 and where he led all the investments for Latin America. But that’s history: last December, Victoria Capital finished its second fund, of US$850 million, and is preparing the third one, which apparently will [...]

Under pressure

2021-09-24T01:39:59-03:00 December 15th, 2017|United States|

December - 2017 By Marine Cole. CFOs of lower mid-market private equity firms are facing mounting demands on the back and middle office, but finding the right release valve for fund administration duties is not always so simple. Private equity chief financial is a role that seems be constantly expanding, with an egrowings list of fund administration responsibilities falling in its purview – from tax and portfolio reporting to responding to LP demands. They can no longer handle all these tasks on their own and need to choose between hiring internally or outsourcing specific functions. pfm gathered two CFOs and two fund administrators in New York in October to discuss how a CFO can address private equity fund administration in 2017. “The CFO role has evolved immensely from when I started talking to CFOs in the community 15 years ago,” says Jeff Gendel, a managing [...]

Corona toma el 51 % de la propiedad de Agromil

2021-09-24T01:39:46-03:00 October 20th, 2017|Colombia|

October 20 - 2017  La Organización Corona, a través de su filial Suministros de Colombia (Sumicol), adquirió el control de Agromil una empresa tolimense del sector agroindustrial dedicada a la producción de fertilizantes. En un comunicado, Alexis Bonnett, vicepresidente de la División de Insumos Industriales y Energía de Corona, señaló que “Agromil es una empresa líder en el desarrollo de productos para la fertilización avanzada de cultivos y en Corona nos entusiasma poder poner a su servicio nuestro conocimiento de minerales no metálicos en beneficio del sector agroindustrial”. Sin revelar el monto de la transacción, ni los planes inmediatos para integrar a Agromil al conglomerado empresarial, se indicó que desde hace más de una década esta firma produce y comercializa productos a base de derivados del potasio, principalmente. Aunque este diario intentó contactar telefónicamente a los directivos de Agromil, sus subalternos negaron que la operación se [...]

Corona acquires controlling interest in the operations of Agromil

2018-07-23T23:57:24-03:00 October 19th, 2017|Colombia|

October 19 - 2017 Bogota, October 19, 2017. Corona, a Colombian multinational specialized in manufacturing and marketing household, construction, industrial and energy products, through its affiliate Sumicol, acquired 51% of Agromil, a Colombian company dedicated to the production and marketing of mineral-based products for the agroindustry sector, having met the applicable legal requirements. “Agromil is a leading company in the development of products for the advanced fertilization of crops and in Corona we look forward to put at its disposal our knowledge about nonmetallic minerals in favor of the agroindustry sector”. Said Alexis Bonnett, Vice-president of Corona’s Industrial Supplies and Energy Division. Since more than one decade ago, Agromil has been producing and marketing mineral-based products for clients of the agroindustry sector which allow them ton achieve higher profitability and productivity levels in their crops and generate jobs within a sustainable environment. “We are very happy with [...]