Valeo is delighted to announce the successful completion of another deal. This is a testament to our commitment to delivering unparalleled investment banking services and value-add to our clients. Announcing the completion of the sale of 100% of Delimart to Gessa Supermercados marks another milestone in the development of our
Valeo Capital Partners is pleased to announce our role as exclusive financial advisor to Agrocosta S.A. on its recent sale to UPL Limited. The transaction, which closed in October 2023, is one of the most important M&A deals in the Latin American Crop Protection sector this year. Agrocosta is a highly specialized manufacturer
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deal volume in Latin America experienced a decline in 2022 compared to 2021. The total number of deals dropped from a record high of 1,311 in 2021 to 1,020 in 2022, representing a decrease of 22%. This trend was observed across all sectors, except for Industrials,
The year 2022 witnessed significant activity in the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) landscape in Costa Rica. Despite the volatility posed by a period of strong recovery from the global pandemic, the country’s business environment showed resilience, attracting both domestic and international investors. This annual review highlights some of the notable
Valeo acted as exclusive financial advisor to leading Latin American insurance brokerage Perfect Circle Inc, headquartered in Panama with operations across Latin America, on its sale to The Liberty Company based in the United States. The Liberty Company, founded in 1987, is one of the fastest growing private insurance brokerages
Deal announcement >> Valeo Capital Partners is delighted to announce that we acted as exclusive financial advisor to leading Central American bank BAC Credomatic on the sale of its Control Car-Flotas fleet management businesses in Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua. BAC Credomatic is a public company listed on the Colombia
Why a quick recovery in international tourism is so important for Latin America and the future of the planet. Tourism is an industry in which Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is highly competitive, offering an incredible range of world-class vacation experiences from the beaches of Mexico to the rainforests
One of the questions we are being asked most frequently by our clients is whether M&A is still an option during a crisis. In this article we look at some factors both buyers and sellers should look out for when contemplating deals at a time like this. (Disponible también en

January 14, 2020

M&A in Costa Rica in 2019

The market for M&A in Costa Rica in 2019 was very active with a high volume of transactions and some notable deals. This trend expected to continue into 2020 with increased M&A activity, despite the backdrop of lower economic growth in the country. The M&A market in Costa Rica in
US healthcare group Sanford Health has acquired a 12.5% stake in Metropolitano Hospital Group a leading provider of private healthcare in Costa Rica operating the following businesses: Hospital Metropolitano, Medismart, Labiclin, Drs Dent and Laboratorios Paez. Valeo Capital Partners co-advised the acquirer Sanford Health together with E3 Capital. Headquartered in
Valeo Capital Partners acted as exclusive sellside financial advisor to Industrias Bioquim on its sale to UPL Limited in a landmark cross-border M&A deal that involved selling businesses covering 7 countries of Central America and the Caribbean (Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Panama, Dominican Republic and Cuba). The deal