Mr. Víctor Matta Curotto went into the fishing industry as a ship-owner with the purchase of the vessel Cuzco 4.
Construction of the first plant of fishmeal in Casma, Ancash, by the company Explotadora de Alimentos del Mar S.R.L.
Construction of the plant in Tambo de Mora (Chincha, Ica) by the company Pesquera Alfa S.A.
Purchase of the company Pesca Perú Huacho S.A., whose main asset was the plant in Huacho (Huaura, Lima), by the company Pesquera María del S.A.
Incorporation of Pesquera Exalmar S.A. Purchase and purchase of fishing vessels.
Merger of Pesquera Alfa S.A., Pesquera María del Carmen S.A. and Pesca Perú Huacho, with Pesquera Exalmar S.A. Construction of a plant in Chicama (Ascope, La Libertad).
Strong El Niño and impact of international crisis.
Entering the capital market with the First Program of Short-Term Instruments for US$ 5 MM.
Acquisition of a plant in Chimbote (Santa, Ancash) and fishing vessels.
Incorporation of Private Equity with 22.7% of share capital (Citigroup Venture Capital International, through its financing vehicle Stafedouble) for US$ 30 MM.
First International Syndicated Loan for US$ 80 million.
Acquisition of 50% of the stocks in Cormar S.A.
Acquisition of a plant in Callao (Callao, Lima).
Allocation of a Maximum Rate of Catch per Vessel (based on fleet capacity and amounts caught in the previous four years).
Process of adaptation to the new system, resizing the fleet for more efficiency.
Initial Public Offering (IPO), adding an additional capital of US$ 100 million.
Acquisition of additional quotas, reaching 6.45% in the Center-North area and 4.34% in the South.
Second International Syndicated Loan of US$ 140 billion.
Conversion of the plant in Huacho to SteamDried, being all the plants of Exalmar under such system.
Construction of the plant for frozen products in Paita (Paita, Piura), with an investment of US$ 10 million and a residual fishmeal plant in the same location.
International Bond Issuance for US$ 200 million.
Construction of a plant for frozen products in Tambo de Mora (Chincha, Ica), with an investment of US$ 25 million.
Start of operations in plant of frozen products in Tambo de Mora and license for three new vessels to catch horse mackerel and mackerel.
Proven capacity to manage a season without a quota for the sector.
Impact of the Phenomenon El Niño on IHC and DHC.