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LOGISTICS

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Brazil

With over one million cubic meters in storage capacity, Comfrio is the largest player in the Brazilian controlled-temperature logistics sector. With 18 sites operating throughout Brazil, it offers unrivaled value-added solutions to food and agricultural clients nationally. Its foodservice business unit is top-2 in Brazil, serving casual dining and quick service restaurant chains with national coverage.

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SPECIALTY FERTILIZERS

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Brazil

Fertilaqua, the company combining Aminoagro and Dimicron, is a top-3 player in the fast-growing sector of foliar and specialty fertilizers in Brazil. It has a comprehensive product portfolio with focus on high value-added foliar applications, built on cutting-edge proprietary technology. The highly-skilled technical workforce provides close and effective support to clients with a nationwide coverage.

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Beverage distribution and retailing

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Brazil

Grand Cru is the largest specialized retailer of wine in Brazil. The company operates throughout the wine value chain, sourcing its products from wineries around the globe and reaching final consumers through a diversified channel mix that includes over 35 stores all over the country.

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Aquaculture

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Brazil

Geneseas in an integrated tilapia producer and processor that occupies a leadership position in the Brazilian market. It is present all along the tilapia value chain, including production of fingerlings, growth, processing and distribution (both Brazil and international markets), serving an active client base of more than 2,000 clients. It also processes and distributes other fish species.

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ANIMAL NUTRITION

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BRAZIL

Aquafeed is an animal nutrition producer with a focus on fish feed. It has a state-of-the-art feed processing plant, with high operational efficiency and strategically located in a fast-growing fish-producing region. Geneseas and Aquafeed have a joint R&D program to develop high-quality feed, customized for each fish growth stage.

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FEED ADDITIVES

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Brazil

Yes is a high tech feed additives company in Brazil. It is strategically located to benefit from low-cost sourcing, has a base of over 450 clients and exports to twelve countries. The company provides natural and antibiotic free solutions derived from ethanol yeast. It's portfolio includes products such as mycotoxin binders, prebiotics and organic minerals.

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AG INPUT DISTRIBUTION

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Brazil

AgroGalaxy is Aqua Capital’s leading agribusiness inputs retailing and grain handling platform, operating in nine Brazilian states with a highly qualified sales force. The company has a unique geographic footprint, strong grain origination capabilities and direct access to farmers. Operating through over 90 stores and 19 silo plants, the company has a presence in the main key agricultural regions and is positioned as the largest ag inputs retailer platform in Brazil. AgroGalaxy operates under four retail brands and three private label brands and, provides agtech services through Geodata, serves ca. 15,000 farms in Brazil, with a focus on soybeans, corn and coffee crops.

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Animal health distribution

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Brazil

Formerly Casa da Vaca, VetBr is a leading animal health distributor focused on bovines and pet in Southeastern Brazil, with presence in the states of Minas Gerais, São Paulo and Espírito Santo. The company offers a full portfolio of animal health products from top-notch suppliers, and is currently one of the largest MSD retailers in Brazil. It has a multi-channel commercial strategy, with expertise in technical sales and field assistance to strengthen client loyalty

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Consumer foods

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Brazil

Ultracheese is the platform for Aqua Capital’s cheese roll-up strategy, which comprises Lac Lélo, a high-volume cheese producer located in São João do Oeste, in the state of Santa Catarina, one of the top milk basins in Brazil in terms of size, quality and growth potential, Cruzília, a high-end special cheese producer located in Cruzília, Minas Gerais, another high-quality milk basin and, Búfalo Dourado, a producer of buffalo mozzarella, based in São Paulo, the largest buffalo milk-producing state, that sells its products under three premium brands, focusing on high-end retail and food service chains. The main objective of the platform is to maintain the rapid pace of organic growth benefiting from cross-sale opportunities and portfolio consolidation, while increasing margins through better pricing, operational effectiveness and back-office consolidation.

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Biological ag inputs

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Brazil

Founded in 2005, Total Biotecnologia is focused on the development of high-tech biological inputs for crops. It has a strong products portfolio focused on crop protection, nutrition, nutrient solubilizers, plant growth, plant resistance, and biological management. The company has a national coverage with a focus on the states of Mato Grosso, Rio Grande do Sul and Goiás. The transaction involved the integration of Total Biotecnologia and Aqua’s biological inputs operation. The resulting platform was renamed Biotrop.

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Ag machinery parts

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Brazil

Founded in 2008, Rech Agrícola is an ag machinery replacement parts distributor located in the Midwest region and focused on high value-added parts for combines and planters. The company has a well-developed domestic and international supply network and distributes high-quality parts through an efficient distribution network.

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Health & Wellness

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Brazil

Founded in 2016, Puravida is a food-tech company that integrates health & well-being innovation, design, sustainability, and technology in a differentiated manner. As a digitally-native vertical brand (DNVB), Puravida has a successful B2C e-commerce strategy and is positioned in the clean label segment providing a wide range of healthy products with easy-to-recognize and minimally processed natural ingredients, and a strong lifestyle-focused branding concept. In addition to innovative products, the company offers health education in order to promote the most current scientific production on the subject and the best experience for its customers.