Archive for November, 2010

Spain’s Repsol YPF SA to raise funds for investments in Brazil

Comments Off | 11-30-2010

Repsol YPF SA is to sell off some of its stake as it seeks to raise funds for investments, to be undertaken in Brazil. Spain’s largest oil firm Repsol YPF SA announced its planning to raise close to $2.36 billion via the sale of a 15 per cent stake in its Argentine YPF SA unit. [...]

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PrimeHoldings.com Inc’s subsidiary TimeMarker acquires Brazil IT-Bibow INFO Ltd

Comments Off | 11-29-2010

PrimeHoldings.com Inc announced that its subsidiary TimeMarker Inc has concluded the acquisition of Brazil’s IT-Bibow INFO Ltd. PrimeHoldings.com Inc. is a diversified holding company with early-mover initiatives in the telecommunications and wireless auction space, and proprietary restaurant and hospitality industries software.
The announcement stated that Briza Technologies Inc. which is being acquired by TimeMarker, Inc., a [...]

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Finland based company Pöyry has acquired 60 per cent of the shares of Brazilian Silviconsult Engenharia Ltda

Comments Off | 11-28-2010

Finland based firm Pöyry has acquired 60 per cent of the shares of Silviconsult Engenharia Ltda, a Brazilian forest-oriented consulting company. The company’s annual net sales are about €1.7 million. The value of the acquisition is not disclosed. The Brazilian firm has exhibited an impressive growth record, marked by improved revenue and range of businesses [...]

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Swedish firm Trelleborg invests in new plant for products and solutions for oil/gas extraction in Brazil

Comments Off | 11-26-2010

The Trelleborg group Thursday announced it is planning to set up a new facility in Brazil for the manufacture of products and solutions for the oil and gas industry in the country. Under the plans, the Swedish group will invest some SEK 160 million over a two-year period in a new plant for development and [...]

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Brazil based refrigerated and frozen products firm Sadia SA acquires Excelsior Alimentos

Comments Off | 11-24-2010

Brazil based refrigerated and frozen products firm Sadia SA announced it had acquired Excelsior Alimentos. Sadia SA is currently a leading global producer of chilled and frozen food. Sadia SA’s refrigerated and frozen products include poultry, pork, beef, turkey and chicken. The firm boasts 16 distribution units located across 14 Brazilian states.
Sadia SA is as [...]

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Brazilian Public listed company BR Malls Participacoes S.A acquires 49.99 per cent of CIMA Empreendimentos do Brasil S.A.

Comments Off | 11-24-2010

Brazilian publicly held company BR Malls Participacoes S.A. Tuesday announced it had bought 49.99 per cent of CIMA Empreendimentos do Brasil S.A. The deal gives BR Malls Participacoes the option to acquire the remaining 50.01 per cent stake of CIMA Empreendimentos do Brasil S.A. CIMA Empreendimentos do Brasil S.A. holds a 100 per cent stake [...]

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Austrian loader crane manufacturer Palfinger buys a 91 per cent stake of Brazilian crane manufacturer Madal S.A.

Comments Off | 11-23-2010

Palfinger has purchased a 91 per cent stake in Brazilian crane manufacturer Madal S.A. Palfinger; the Austrian loader crane manufacturer picked up the stake in the Brazilian crane maker with estimated revenues of $15 million. Madal S.A is as well the South American market leader in hydraulic truck cranes and other hydraulic lifting equipment.
The acquisition [...]

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Apogee Enterprises Inc announces acquisition of Brazilian firm Glassec Vidros de Seguranca Ltda

Comments Off | 11-22-2010

Apogee Enterprises Inc reported it had acquired Brazilian firm Glassec Vidros de Seguranca Ltda. In its press release, Apogee Enterprises said it had acquired 100 per cent of the stock of the Brazilian firm. Glassec Vidros de Seguranca Ltda is the leading architectural glass fabricator in Brazil and its takeover will cost Apogee approximately $22 [...]

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Actis invests $53 million in Brazilian cleaning products firm Gtex

Comments Off | 11-20-2010

In an effort to enhance its business offering in Brazil, Actis reported it had invested $53 million in Brazilian cleaning products manufacturer Gtex. Gtex has brands such as Urca, UFE and Amazon. With the investment, Actis will now focus on commencing a comprehensive growth strategy plan for the Brazilian firm in the Brazilian market, targeted [...]

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Petrobras and partners to invest $3 billion in pipeline construction for ethanol transport

1 Comment » | 11-19-2010

Petrobras and its partners are to invest $3 billion in the construction of three pipelines for the transport of Ethanol from Brazilian sugarcane growing areas to local markets, as well as for export. Paulo Roberto Costa, Petrobras director for supplies told reporters in Sao Paolo the state owned oil giant is mulling the investment plans, [...]

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