Miami – March 04, 2016 – Antarctica Advisors International Corp, a leading US-based Food Industry-focused independent investment banking firm, announced today the opening of its new office in Santiago, Chile. The office in Chile will support Antarctica’s growth in South America and allow the firm to better service its corporate clients in the region, offering knowledge-based transaction advisory services in the Food sector.
Antarctica Advisors received the “2015 Deal Maker Award” from Finance Monthly in recognition of its outstanding work during the year.
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
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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