Brazil Tech Round-Up: Totvs Buys RD Station In Largest-Ever Software Deal, Government Rejects Huawei, São Paulo Vetoes Facial Recognition

This week has seen the announcement of what is the largest deal ever in the Brazilian software industry, as enterprise software giant Totvsacquired 92% of marketing automation startup RD Station for 1,86 billion (US$ 330 million).

The deal saw founder and chief executive Eric Santos and the four other cofounders Guilherme Lopes, André Siqueira, Bruno Ghisi and Pedro Bachiega selling part of their shares in the company and an exit for Riverwood Capital, TPG, Endeavor Catalyst, DGF, Redpoint ventures and Astella Investments, a pool of backers that owned over 80% of the business.


By Angelica Mari via Forbes


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