News room

• 13 Aug 2012: Dutch conglomerate DSM announced the acquisition of Brazilian company Tortuga, a specialist in animal nutrition for Euro 465 Million.
• 28 May 2012: Diageo announced the acquisition of Brazilian Cachaza producer Ypioca for USD 469 Milion
• 21 May 2012: Prosegur of Spain announced the acquisition of Brazilian fund transport companies Nordeste Segurança y Transbank. The acquired companies makes combined turn over of Euro 350 mio.
• 11 Jan 2012: German utility EON , agrees to pay $470 million to take 10 % of Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista’s MPX Energia SA (MPXE3) and set up a power-generation joint venture.
• 09 Jan 2012: Swiss company SGS acquired Chilean company CIMM Tecnologías y Servicios (CIMM T&S) for USD 37 million.
• 30 Oct 2011: German pharmaceutical company Celesio bought 60% of Brazilian pharmaceutical distributor Oncoprod. Oncoprod yearly sales are estimated at us$ 450 MM.
• 22 Sep 2011: French catering company Sodexho bought Brazilian company Puras do Brazil for an amount of US$ 740 million.
• 22 Aug 2011: Electrolux SB takes a 64 % majority ownership of Chilean company Compania Tecno Industrial (CTI)which has manufacturing units in Argentina and Chile.
• 29 Jul 2011: Electrical equipment manufactuer and contractor Schneider Electric has acquired Sao Paulo based STECK. STECK employs 950 persons and has a turnover of USD 80 Million.
• 12 Jul 2011: French advertising group Publicis announced to day the acquisition of DPZ, one of the largest independent advertising company in Brazil. Publicis buys 70 % of DPZ with an option to reach 100% in the coming three years.

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