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Lexington hires Goldman investment banker

The firm has appointed Renato Weiss as a vice-president who will focus on non-US deals, Secondaries Investor has learned.

GP Investments acquires majority control of Spice PE

The Brazilian private equity firm has increased its ownership of the Swiss listed vehicle to almost two-thirds as part of a plan to refocus its investments on co-investments.

Hamilton Lane makes Americas promotions

The firm has made 14 promotions this week including three secondaries appointments in its London and Philadelphia offices.

Lexington opens Latin American office

The firm has established its first Latin American presence with a principal relocating from London to head the team.

Finding value in Colombia’s volatility

The Latin American country presents entry opportunities for foreign investors including secondaries as existing LPs seek liquidity.

Mantra targets niche, diverse deals with new fund

The vehicle has acquired stakes in Latin American agribusiness funds, as well as interests in a secondaries fund.

Stafford focuses on Australasia, Americas for agri secondaries

The firm will follow a similar strategy to the one it applied to its timberland investments.

Custody of Brazil agri stake transferred to Clearstream – update

The subsidiary of Deutsche Börse became custodian of a stake in a 2013 agri fund as part of its acquisition of Citco's hedge fund custody processing business.

Carlyle fund traded in Latin America deal

Chilean asset manager Moneda has transferred a portion of its stake in a Carlyle European buyout fund amid rising investment from Latin American LPs.

Stafford to allocate about 40% of agri strategy to secondaries

The advisory and alternative asset investment firm says it's seeing more deal flow in agriculture funds than it initially expected.