THE CLOSED-END fund Arca Capital CEE acquired 80 percent of Natura Food Additives company, the TASR newswire reported in November, writing that this acquisition was part of Arca’s main investment strategy: to make private equity investments in small and medium-sized companies in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Arca used its own resources as well as funds from an acquisition loan from a bank for the purchase, TASR wrote.
Natura Food Additives is a Czech company active in production of additives for all segments of the food industry as well as serving as a technological consultancy.
Arca Capital stated that it believes the food industry is highly stable and that this was proven during the economic downturn when much of the industry maintained its sales and profits.
14. Feb 2011 at 0:00 | Compiled by Spectator staff