Positive Ventures raises R$55m for impact investing

Positive Ventures raised R$55 million for its first fund to buy stakes in companies focused on social and environmental impact. The project received funds from investors from wealth-management firms, private banking and some well-known executives from the financial market.  Half of the money raised has been allocated, co-founder and CEO Andrea Oliveira says. The plan […]

Natura revenue grows 12% in the year to R$37bn

Natura& Co reached a net revenue of R$36.9 billion in 2020, up 12% year over year, with much of this performance reflecting the last two quarters. In the period, the company successfully run Avon, whose acquisition was completed in January of last year, and accelerate digital sales, which increased 79% year over year in the […]

Private equity draws individual investors

Private equity is starting to attract individual investors in Brazil, according to Pedro Parente, founding partner of EB Captial and former CEO of Petrobras. According to him, the country already has individual investors “without aversion to illiquidity” who are starting to look into private equity funds as a long-term investment option. Mr. Parente ads that […]