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Represents first step in ambitious Brazil growth strategy
Emergent Cold Latin America (Emergent LatAm), Latin America’s newest temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics provider, announced the acquisition of DMX Logística, the premier transportation company supporting Brazil’s protein industry. This acquisition is Emergent LatAm’s first investment in Brazil and represents an important piece of its growth strategy in a key global food trade market.
Based in Itajaí, Santa Catarina, DMX Logística operates a modern fleet of more than 400 trucks and trailers across 13 locations, in addition to rail, cabotage and other modes, serving the largest reefer ports in South Brazil. It enjoys a stellar reputation throughout the protein industry for its expansive market coverage and customer service. As part of Emergent LatAm, DMX Logística will embark upon an ambitious growth plan that includes technology investment and geographic expansion.
This transaction represents the first step by Emergent Cold Brazil towards building a large and fully integrated cold chain network in Brazil, including storage and transportation. The Company has a number of exciting announcements planned that will serve to meet customers’ growing demand in this important global market.
44 Capital Finanças Corporativas acted as financial advisor and Lefosse Advogados acted as legal advisor to Emergent LatAm.