RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Jan. 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vinci Partners Investments Ltd. (NASDAQ: VINP) (“Vinci Partners”, “we”, “us” or “our”), the controlling company of a leading alternative investment platform in Brazil, announced today that Vinci Partners’ Infrastructure segment has reached an agreement with JCR Administração e Participações S.A. (“JCR Group”) for the acquisition of the container terminal (“Porto Pontal” or “the Project”) in the state of Paraná, Brazil.
Porto Pontal marks Vinci Partners Infrastructure team’s first investment for its new Transportation and Logistics strategy. The Project's capacity will reach 3 million TEUs when fully developed and will require investments of up to R$3 billion, which will be financed through a combination of equity and debt instruments. The ultimate goal is to develop one of the most modern container terminals in Latin America.
José Guilherme Souza, partner, and Head of Infrastructure for Vinci Partners, said, “We are very pleased with this new project as it sets an important milestone within our Transportation and Logistics strategy, which we believe has great potential for growth in Brazil, due to its extensive pipeline of investment opportunities in ports and highways. Porto Pontal’s main objective is to be placed among the biggest and most efficient container terminals in the country, generating sustainable and positive socioeconomic impact in the state of Paraná.”
About Vinci Partners Infrastructure
Our infrastructure core plus strategy seeks to have exposure to real assets related to economic infrastructure, through investments in equity and debt instruments across several sectors, including but not limited to power generation and transmission, transportation and logistics, and water & sewage. The infrastructure team aims control or control-oriented positions in brownfield and greenfield opportunities and employs active hands-on management of assets and operations.
About Vinci Partners
Vinci Partners is a leading alternative investment platform in Brazil, established in 2009. Vinci Partners' business segments include private equity, public equities, real estate, credit, infrastructure, hedge funds, and investment products and solutions, each managed by dedicated investment teams with an independent investment committee and decision-making process. We also have a financial advisory business, focusing mostly on pre-initial public offering, or pre-IPO, and merger and acquisition, or M&A, advisory services for Brazilian middle-market companies.
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