Antarctica Advisors received the “2015 Deal Maker Award” from Finance Monthly in recognition of its outstanding work during the year.
Miami, Dec. 21, 2015 – Acquisition Finance Magazine (“ACQ5”) awarded Antarctica Advisors LLC as “2015 US Niche Investment Banking Advisor of the Year” (Food Sector). In a statement, Ignacio Kleiman, the Company’s Managing Partner, expressed his appreciation to ACQ5 for honoring Antarctica Advisors, emphasizing the firm’s devotion to achievement and excellence in providing Mergers and Acquisitions services to its middle market Food and Seafood clients.
Montevideo, Uruguay, Dec. 18, 2015 – The parent company of Cooke Seafood USA, Inc. submitted an offer to acquire 100% of the assets of the Uruguayan seafood company, Fripur S.A. on Wednesday, December 9, 2015. Antarctica Advisors, the leading Seafood Industry focused investment banking firm, is acting as Cooke’s exclusive investment banking advisor in this transaction. Read more
Ignacio Kleiman is the Managing Partner at Antarctica Advisors. Here he tells Finance Monthly about his firms role in Daybrook Fisheries’ acquisition by South Africa’s Oceana Group. Read more
Miami – July 22nd 2015 –Antarctica Advisors LLC, a leading Food Industry-focused investment banking firm, acted as U.S. investment banking advisor to South Africa’s Oceana Group Ltd. in the acquisition of Louisiana-based Daybrook Fisheries, Inc., which was completed today.
Johannesburg-listed Oceana Group has today completed the acquisition of Daybrook Fisheries for a purchase consideration of USD 382.3 million. Daybrook Fisheries is a leading privately-owned, vertically-integrated fishing company based in Louisiana engaged in the processing of Gulf Menhaden into fishmeal and fish oil for domestic and international markets.
Miami – July 2nd 2015 – The Seafood Team of Antarctica Advisors LLC, a leading
Food Industry-focused investment banking firm, acted as the exclusive financial advisor to East Coast Seafood and Garbo Lobster, two of the largest lobster suppliers in North America, in the formation of a new partnership with Seafood Investment Group (SIG), a long-term equity capital provider. SIG’s investment will further accelerate growth at the companies’ value-added processing joint-venture, Maine Fair Trade Lobster.
Antarctica’s experienced transaction advisory team provides corporate clients in the Food Industry with a wide range of investment banking services. Antarctica maintains a unique Seafood Sector-specialized M&A practice, with a recognized track record of successful deal execution.
Miami – May 20th 2015 –Antarctica Advisors LLC, the leading Food Industry-focused investment banking firm, acts as U.S. investment banking advisor to South Africa’s Oceana Group Ltd. in its announced transaction with Louisiana-based Daybrook Fisheries, Inc.
Johannesburg-listed Oceana Group announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of Daybrook Fisheries for a purchase consideration of USD 382.3 million. Oceana Group is majority controlled by Tiger Brands, a leading economic group in South Africa, and investment fund Brimstone Ltd. Daybrook Fisheries is a leading privately-owned, vertically-integrated fishing company engaged in the processing of Gulf Menhaden into fishmeal and fish oil.
South Africa’s Oceana Group has confirmed a deal with the parent company of US menhaden harvester Daybrook Fisheries, for $382.3 million.
The board of directors of Oceana has announced that it has concluded an agreement to acquire 100% of the the firm indirectly, by combination of a merger and stock purchase, for approximately ZAR 4.6 billion, which will be settled in cash.
South African firm Oceana’s $382.3 million (€341.1 million) acquisition of US menhaden fishing and processing group DaybrookFisheries may embolden other foreign companies to begin investing in the fragmented US seafood sector, and put pressure on domestic players to get involved as well, according to Ignacio Kleiman of Antarctica Advisors, the sole US investment banking advisor on the Oceana deal.
The annual SeafoodSource.com Business Forum will take a hard look at what some say the seafood industry needs most: outside investment.
The “On the Money: Trends and Opportunities for Investing in Seafood” panel discussion brings experts from three sectors of the seafood economic landscape together: commercial banking, investment banking and investing.
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