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  • Sunday, August 20th 2017 - 13:14 UTC

    Batista family, Brazilian meatpacker JBS main shareholder face several civil lawsuits

    Brazil's BNDES, whose investment arm is JBS' No. 2 shareholder, said it would endorse a civil lawsuit against management and the billionaire Batista family

    JBS SA will proceed with plans to list a U.S.-based unit when market conditions allow, as the world's No. 1 meatpacker wrestles with a shareholder revolt over the role of the controlling Batista family in a massive graft scandal. In a conference call to discuss second-quarter results, CEO Wesley Batista said JBS Foods International Inc could be listed by the end of next year, once parent JBS finalizes 6 billion Reais (US$1.9 billion) in asset sales to cut debt and restore investor confidence.

  • Friday, July 3rd 2015 - 12:43 UTC

    JBS buys UK's Moy Park for $1.5bn from rival Mafrig Global Foods

    Moy Park, the largest producer of poultry in the UK, will give JBS access to affluent markets in Britain, Scandinavia and other European countries

    Brazil’s JBS, the world’s largest meat packer, has agreed to pay about $1.5 billion for Moy Park, the British unit of rival Mafrig Global Foods. JBS, which has undertaken a massive overseas expansion since 2007, will pay $1.19 billion in cash and will assume Moy Park’s debt totaling £200 million as part of the deal, Marfrig said in a statement.