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Latin America Investing

Poised for Greater Growth

Arlon focuses its Latin American investments on smaller middle-market growth companies and buyouts across the food and agriculture supply chain, with a focus on Brazil and the greater Andean region.

Sample Investment Criteria

Arlon has the flexibility to consider investments outside the parameters below, and Arlon's investments may not meet the criteria as described herein.

Latin America
  • Equity investments in middle-market growth and buyout investments
  • Cash flow positive
  • Equity check: typically $10-40mm, although, for the right opportunity, we will invest more or less
CBL Alimentos SA

Betânia is a fast-growing leading dairy company in the Northeast region of Brazil, based in Fortaleza, Ceará. The Company has 5 industrial plants, with a stablished regional milk supplier network and fragmented distribution. Betania produces fluid milk, yogurt, dairy drinks, cheese, among other dairy products.

Grano Alimentos S.A.

Grano Alimentos S.A. (Grano) is a leading manufacturer of packaged frozen vegetable products, selling to food service, retail, private label and industrial clients throughout Brazil. Grano uses a semi-integrated sourcing model and sources vegetables year-round from local producers in the region. The company is known for its strong brand, the quality and reliability of its product offering and the reach of its distribution. Grano is based in Serafina Correa, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

OK Superatacado

OK Superatacado is a leading cash and carry business in the Southeast region of Brazil, offering affordable products and high quality services both to retail customers and food service companies such as restaurants, bars and distributors. OK Superatacado is based in Vitoria, Espírito Santo, Brazil.

Sotran SA Logistica e Transporte

Sotran SA Logistica e Transporte (Sotran) is a leading third-party logistics service provider based in Londrina, Parana, Brazil. Sotran provides truckload transportation and intermodal services to leading companies in the agribusiness industry, including grain trading companies, cooperatives, food manufacturers, fertilizer companies and sugar cane mills, among others. Sotran has an active network of over 70,000 pre-approved truckers and regional carriers that match their precise equipment to each customer's freight requirements. Sotran also offers warehousing and rail transshipment services in Paraná through its subsidiary Ricolog.