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Mountain Partners Buys 51% of Nazca Ventures Fund

15 December 2015

(Press Release) Further developing its company building activities in Latin America, Mountain Partners AG has recently acquired a majority stake in one of the leading Latin American investment and company building groups NAZCA Ventures.

NAZCA Ventures is an investment platform based in Latin America with local hubs in Mexico, Chile and Colombia. The firm now operates company builders in Mexico and Chile and can count many popular startups such as BlueSmart, Nubleer, Voxfeed, Petsy, Nubelo and other to its portfolio. Nazca was founded and continues to be managed by a team of seasoned entrepreneurs with a strong track record. Felipe Henríquez is the co-founder of Coffee Origins and, Santiago Caniggia founded the boutique vineyard Plumerillo and co-founded Lighthouse Capital and Héctor Sepúlveda founded several companies that have achieved a combined investment of more than USD 50 million. As part of the acquisition, the newly expanded Latin American activities of Mountain Partners will now carry the brand “Mountain Nazca.”