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Latin America

Brazil high court refuses to release Batistas from jail

Former JBS executives Joesley and Wesley Batista are incarcerated on suspicion of insider trading
A request to release former JBS executives and brothers Wesley Batista and Joesley Batista from jail has been denied by a Brazil Supreme Court justice.
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Batista brothers formally accused of insider trading

Ousted JBS leaders allegedly saved as much as US$44 million through illegal market dealings in May
Federal police in Brazil have formally asked prosecutors to file charges against brothers and former JBS leaders Wesley and Joesley Batista related to insider trading allegations.
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JBS CEO Wesley Batista succeeded by his father

José Batista Sobrinho, the founder of the company, takes over as CEO
The board of JBS has named the company’s founder, José Batista Sobrinho, to replace his son, Wesley Batista, as the chief executive of the company.
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BioMar completes acquisition of Alimentsa

Acquisition will position BioMar among the leading shrimp feed producers in Latin America.
BioMar has completed its acquisition of Alimentsa, initially announced in June. All necessary approvals have now been obtained and Alimentsa will be a part of BioMar Group, effective September 13.
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JBS CEO Wesley Batista arrested

He is taken into custody on suspicion of insider trading
JBS CEO Wesley Batista has been detained by authorities in Brazil, just three days after his brother Joesley Batista went into custody.
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Phibro Animal Health to acquire Argentina’s Biotay

Acquisition will provide new opportunities for Phibro Animal Health in South America
Phibro Animal Health Corporation has announced its purchase of Biotay S.A, a leading privately held developer, manufacturer and marketer of animal health and nutritional products based in Argentina.
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South American confidence in new Cobb MV Male

The latest results of the new Cobb MV Male were presented to the entire Cobb-Vantress technical, sales and production teams from across South America when they met for an annual conference at the company's Brazilian headquarters in Guapiacu, Sao Paulo.
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