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Nutrition Capital Network news: DSM Acquires Animal Supplements Company in Brazil

Nutrition Capital Network facilitates financing and asset sales for growing companies and introduces investors to the next generation of successful brands & technology in the nutrition and health & wellness industries. Below is news from August.


Royal DSM of the Netherlands has agreed to acquire Tortuga Companhia Zootécnica Agrária of Brazil for about €465 million in cash. Depending on 2012 EBITDA results, an adjustment increase in the purchase price up to about €490 million could be made. Tortuga makes nutritional supplements for pasture raised beef and dairy cattle. It has three production sites in Brazil and anticipated net sales of about €385 million for 2012. The size of the global market for nutritional supplements for ruminants is estimated well in excess of €4 billion, growing by around 3% per year with significantly stronger growth (7-10%) in organic trace minerals (chelates), according to DSM. Tortuga’s main business is in organic trace minerals.  This is DSM’s seventh acquisition in the Nutrition cluster since it announced in September 2010 a corporate strategy to drive focused growth. 

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