Aureos Latin America Fund I LP

Rest of the World Business services, Other consumer services, Financial services, Health, Construction and real estate, Communications and IT Services, Infrastructure

This is a generalist SME fund with a focus on Latin America.

This investment was made under a previous strategy. We disclose information on all our current investments, but narrative information on our pre-2012 investments, when we introduced a new strategy, may be limited.

Key facts

Status:
Active
Region

Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.

:
Rest of the World
Countries

For funds, the countries listed here are those the fund has invested in so far.

:
Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru
Sector

We have seven priority sectors. However, we continue to invest outside these sectors, largely in the most challenging regions, as new investment supporting any sector helps to underpin the private sector, and create jobs and livelihoods for people. For funds, the sectors listed here are those the fund has invested in so far.

:
Business services, Communications and IT Services, Construction and real estate, Financial services, Health, Infrastructure, Other consumer services
Investment type

We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).

:
Intermediated investment
Fund manager:
Aureos Capital
Start date

For direct investments, this is the date CDC committed capital to the business or project.

For funds, this is the date that CDC committed capital to the fund.

For underlying fund investments, this is the date that the fund invested capital into the business.e

:
December 2007
Amount

For direct investments, this is the total amount that CDC has committed to the business or project (it may be a combination of equity and debt).

For funds, this is the total amount that CDC has committed to the fund.

:
$30m
Domicile

This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.

:
Canada

Investments made by this fund

  • Active
  • Exited
Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Docuformas SA de CV

Docuformas sells and leases office equipment. It has developed alliances with well known brands such as Xerox and Hewlett Packard to sell their products.

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Mexico Rest of the World Business services December 2007 Active
Rentandes Panama, S.A.

Rentandes specialises in the long-term rental of transportation and construction equipment in Colombia.

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Colombia Rest of the World Business services November 2008 Active
PetroTiger

PetroTiger is a holding company that houses three companies in the petroleum and civil engineering services spaces in Colombia.

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Colombia Rest of the World Infrastructure August 2009 Active
Latam Vivienda S. de R.L de C.V (Irradius)

Latam Vivienda is a real estate developer specialising in low and middle income housing in Mexico.

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Mexico Rest of the World Construction and real estate June 2010 Active
Handell S.A.P.I de C.V.

Handell is a Mexican company specialized in importing and distributing some of the world s leading brands in Mexico.

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Mexico Rest of the World Other consumer services July 2011 Active
Cinco Millas SAC

Cinco Millas operates casual and fine dining restaurants in Peru and major cities in Latin America.

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Peru Rest of the World Other consumer services July 2012 Active
Investigacion Farmacologica y Biofarmaceutica

IFaB provides medical certification trials needed to register and sell new drugs according to local and international regulation.

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Mexico Rest of the World Health July 2012 Active