Miami. December 14, 2016 – Antarctica Advisors International Corp, the leading Seafood Industry-focused investment banking firm, acted as M&A advisor to Cooke in the acquisition of 100% of the fishing business of Fripur S.A. in Uruguay and Grinfin S.A. in Argentina.
Canada’s Cooke, one of the largest seafood companies in North America, on Wednesday completed the acquisition of 100% of the business of Fripur S.A. in Uruguay and Grinfin S.A. in Argentina. Fripur was one of the leading vertically integrated seafood companies in South America. With 13 fishing vessels in Uruguay and 4 fishing vessels in Argentina, the Company has access to 24,000 MT of hubbsi hake and 1,600 MT of red crab. The Company also counts with a processing facility in Montevideo, Uruguay.