Antarctica Advisors Awarded "Deal of the Month" by Finance Monthly Magazine for its role as U.S. Investment Banking Advisor to Oceana Group in the Acquisition of Daybrook Fisheries

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2015-10-12 13:00 1477

MIAMI, Oct. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Antarctica Advisors LLC, a leading Food Industry-focused investment banking firm, received the Deal of the Month Award from the prestigious Finance Monthly Magazine.  Antarctica Advisors' specialized Seafood Team acted as U.S. investment banking advisor to South Africa's Oceana Group Ltd. in the acquisition of US-based Daybrook Fisheries Inc., originating the transaction and arranging the U.S. acquisition financing package.

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Johannesburg-listed Oceana Group acquired 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.

Ignacio Kleiman, Managing Partner of the firm and long-time Advisor to many of the leading seafood companies in the world, commented: "This is a banner transaction in the global seafood industry and a game changer in the fishmeal sector in particular.  We expect that this transaction will fuel further North American and cross-border consolidation, and Antarctica's highly-specialized Seafood Team will continue to play a central role as the leading industry-focused M&A advisor, for the benefit of our clients."

Antarctica's experienced corporate advisory team provides corporate clients in the Food Industry with a wide range of investment banking services. In addition, Antarctica maintains a highly specialized Seafood Industry M&A practice unique to the investment banking industry, with a widely recognized track record of deal origination and successful execution.

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Antarctica Advisors LLC is an independent strategic and financial advisory firm formed by a group of seasoned investment banking professionals with expertise in M&A advisory and private equity and debt capital raising. Antarctica's team of experienced professionals provides corporate clients with knowledge-based, senior-level financial and strategic advice. Antarctica's office is strategically located in Miami (Florida) providing close connection to its corporate clients in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Antarctica Advisors LLC is a licensed broker-dealer, member of FINRA and SIPC
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