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Morrison & Foerster Helps LatAm Startup Raise US$80 Million

Latin Lawyer

31 Mar 2021

Leonora Shalet, Randy Bullard, and Juan Delgado were featured in Latin Lawyer’s coverage of Volpe Capital’s US$80 million financing round. Morrison & Foerster recently advised Volpe Capital Investment Management Limited (“Volpe”), a newly formed BVI-based manager led by founding partners Andre Maciel, Gregory Reider, and Milena Oliveira, in connection with the formation of Volpe Capital, a Cayman-based venture capital fund specialized in high growth technology investments in Latin America.

With anchor investments from SoftBank, BTG and Banco Inter’s affiliates and a large investment from its management team, Volpe Capital has generated interest aggregating close to US$80 million before formal launch, among the best capital raises for a first-time fund in its asset class in Latin America. The fund is targeting aggregate commitments of US$100 million with a cap of US$150 million.

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