Corporate Private Equity

South America Buyout

The Carlyle South America Buyout group implements an opportunistic, multi-industry investment approach with an experienced and diversified team leveraging Carlyle’s global resources.

Carlyle South America Buyout Fund

Launched in 2009 at $776 million, this fund conducts leveraged buyout transactions in South America in targeted industries.

Investment Industry Acquired Status
CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A.

CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A. is the largest tour operator in Latin America.

Consumer & Retail Dec 2009 Current
Scalina S.A.

Scalina S.A. is one of Brazil’s largest manufacturers and retailers of women’s hosiery and lingerie.

Consumer & Retail Sep 2010 Current
Ri-Happy Brinquedos S.A.Ri-Happy is the largest specialty retailer of toys in Brazil. Consumer & Retail Feb 2012 Current
Estok Comércio e Representações S.A.

Tok&Stok sells a wide range of furniture and home décor products.

Consumer & Retail Nov 2012 Current
Qualicorp S.A.

Qualicorp Participações S.A. is the leading full-service provider of health benefits management services in Brazil.

Healthcare Sep 2010 Exited
Grupo Liderman

Liderman is Peru’s prominent manned and electronic security and surveillance company with operations in Peru and Ecuador.

Technology & Business Services Jul 2014 Current
Orguel Administração e Participações S.A.

One of the largest equipment rental players in Brazil.

Industrial Aug 2012 Current
Hermes Transportes Blindados S.A.

Detective and armored car services, Nsk

Transportation Aug 2015 Current
Vasco Turismo S.A.

Inbound/Outbound tourism operator

Technology & Business Services Oct 2015 Current
Tempo Participações S.A.

Tempo Participações S.A., through its subsidiaries, provides specialized assistance services in Brazil.

Technology & Business Services Nov 2015 Current

Uniasselvi is a leading post-secondary Distance Learning (“DL”) player in Brazil with ~100k students (85k DL and 15k on-campus)

Consumer & Retail Feb 2016 Current
Inca Rail

Train transporting passengers from Cusco to Machu Picchu

Transportation Jun 2016 Current