Australis Partners Fund L.P. (“Australis Partners”) announced that it has completed the divestiture of all its ownership stakes in portfolio companies Disal Ambiental Holding (“DAH”) and Inversiones Disal Emergencias S.A. (“IDE”, and together with DAH “Disal”), through a cash sale to Ambipar Participacoes e Empreendimentos S.A. (“Ambipar”).
DAH is the Chilean holding of companies with 40 years of expertise providing comprehensive waste management solutions, portable toilets, and management of water treatment plants to industrial clients in Chile, Peru and Paraguay through a network of 45 branches. IDE owns a 50% stake in Suatrans Chile,which has been operating for over 20 years in the emergency response segment, with a focus on environmental emergencies in all modes of transportation (sea, road, rail, pipeline and air). Suatrans Chile is the market leader in emergencies response in Chile and Peru, and more recently the company expanded into assistance services on highways, such as pre-hospital, tow truck and patrol. Suatrans Chile has 30 bases strategically positioned in Chile, Peru, Uruguay and Colombia and 3 training camps, two in Chile and one in Peru.
Enrique Bascur, Managing Partner of Australis Partners, said: “Disal was the first investment of Australis Partners Fund in the region in 2017. During our four-year investment period, Australis Partners provided strategic direction and recruited a talented management team that enabled Disal to achieve solid value creation. This allowed Australis Partners to capture interest from strategic players even under the adverse macro conditions in the region after 15 months of pandemic restrictions”.
About Australis Partners
Australis Partners (Advisers), LLC is an independent investment firm that manages private equity funds with a focus on the Pacific Alliance countries of Mexico, Colombia, Peru and Chile. As of December 31st, 2020, Australis Partners has over $560 million of assets under management. For more information, visit www.australispartners.com
Ambipar Participacoes e Empreendimentos SA is a publicly traded company in B3 Brazilian Stock Exchange under AMBP3 ticker.
Santiago, July 08, 2021