Austral Group S.A.A. Company Profile - Aug 31, 2011

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   Austral Group S.A.A.
                                                                                        440 Wheelers Farms Road
                                                                                        Milford, CT 06461 U.S.A.


  COMPANY PROFILE
  Figures in Peruvian New Sols

                                 Wright Quality Rating:LBC0                                 Key Data

   Austral Group SAA is a Peru-based company engaged in the fishing and food                Ticker:
   processing sector. Its activities include the extraction and transformation of hydro-    AUSTRAC1
   biological resources for the production of fish flour and fish oil, as well as the
   production of such canned and frozen fish as tuna, sardines and mackerel, among          2010 Sales:
   others. The Company's products are distributed under the Austral brand and
                                                                                            526,825,000
   exported to North, Central and South America; Europe; Asia; Africa, and Oceania. As
   of December 31, 2009, the Company operated six processing plants located in the
   areas of Ilo, Pisco, Chancay, Huarmey, Coishco and Chicama. It also operates a fleet     Major Industry:
   of 32 ships and vessels with a total storage capacity of more than 13,500 cubic          Food & Beverages
   meters. The Company owns one subsidiary: Conservera de las Americas SA and it
   holds a 50% stake in Corporacion del Mar SA and Pesqueros del Pacifico SA. The           Sub Industry:
   Company is an 89.21%-owned indirect subsidiary of Laco AS.                               Miscellaneous Food
                        Stock Chart                                    Officers
                                                                      Chairman              Country:
                                                                     Arne Mogster           Peru

                                                               Chief Executive Officer      Currency:
                                                              Adriana Carmen Giudice Alva
                                                                                            Peruvian New Sols

                                                                                            Fiscal Year Ends:
                                                                                            December

                                                                                            Employees
                                                                                            3,851

                                                                                            Exchanges:
                                                                                            ASE

                                                                                            Share Type:
                                                                                            Accion
             Stock Price (8/19/2011): 0.31
               Recent stock performance                                                     Market Capitalization:
                   1 Week      -3.1%                          
				
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Description: Austral Group SAA is a Peru-based company engaged in the fishing and food processing sector. Its activities include the extraction and transformation of hydro-biological resources for the production of fish flour and fish oil, as well as the production of such canned and frozen fish as tuna, sardines and mackerel, among others. The Company's products are distributed under the Austral brand and exported to North, Central and South America; Europe; Asia; Africa, and Oceania. As of December 31, 2009, the Company operated six processing plants located in the areas of Ilo, Pisco, Chancay, Huarmey, Coishco and Chicama. It also operates a fleet of 32 ships and vessels with a total storage capacity of more than 13,500 cubic meters. The Company owns one subsidiary: Conservera de las Americas SA and it holds a 50% stake in Corporacion del Mar SA and Pesqueros del Pacifico SA. The Company is an 89.21%-owned indirect subsidiary of Laco AS.
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