China Fishery bids $566 million for Peru's Copeinca

China Fishery, the Singapore-listed subsidiary of Pan Andes International, makes a $566 million offer for Copeinca, Peru's second largest fishing company.

China Fishery bids $566 million for Peru's Copeinca
Copeinca is Peru's second-biggest fishing company

China Fishery said yesterday that it will pay $555.8 million offer for Copeinca, Peru’s second-biggest fishing company. The acquisition would make China Fishery Peru’s biggest producer, and also among the world’s leading producers of fishmeal and fish oil.

The purchase would diversify China Fishery’s revenue base, be consistent with the firm’s strategy of accessing fishing resources in key markets and increasing its catch quota. Peru is the biggest producer and exporter of fishmeal and...

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