Antarctica Advisors Acts as Investment Banking Co-Advisor to the Shareholders of Poland’s Graal in the Sale of its Canning Business to Germany’s Müller Group
MIAMI, Feb. 21, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Antarctica Advisors International Corp, the leading Seafood Industry-focused M&A advisory firm, and Rothschild & Co, acted as the joint investment banking advisors to Abris Capital Partners and Mr. Boguslaw Kowalski, the CEO and founder of Graal Capital Group (“Graal”), a leading fish processor in Poland, in the sale of its Canning Business to Lisner Holding, a subsidiary of Germany’s UTM (Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller) food group. The transaction is subject to Poland’s antimonopoly office approval and excludes Graal’s fresh and smoked fish business (Koral S.A.), produced under the Superfish brand and private label.
Headquartered in Wejherowo, Poland, Graal manufactures canned and chilled fish-based products and prepared foods, branded under the Graal, Neptun and Kuchnia Staropolska brands, and is a major private label supplier. Graal today operates four manufacturing facilities in Poland, employing more than 2,200 people, and exports to 38 countries across Europe, North America, Asia, Africa and Australia. The company recorded sales of EUR 350m in 2022.