The Board of the Brazilian meat processor is reported to have approved an initial public offering (IPO) by its Chilean unit, Athena Foods in Santiago. Minerva said in a securities filing that Athena will be listed on the Santiago Stock Exchange and that the plan will be preceded by a capital injection into Athena and its holdings in Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia.

Minerva made the announcement as it revealed its 2018 second-quarter revenues were R$3.73 billion (US$995.6 million), up from R$2.58 (US$662.85 million) in the corresponding quarter of 2017. Adjusted EBITDA was R$353.4 million (US$93.7 million), against R$277.3 million (US$60.26) a year earlier.

Source: Just-Food