Tag: Cosan

Raízen raises $1.15B in biggest Brazil IPO of the year

Raízen raises $1.15B in biggest Brazil IPO of the year

August 15, 2021 |

Shares have started trading in Raízen’s IPO – which also happens to be the largest Brazilian IPO of 2021. They raised $1.15 billion and even though shares are priced at the bottom of the suggested range, this is big news for this Shell, Cosan joint venture company. In today’s Digest, Raízen’s business and background, the […]

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Four banks appointed as bookrunners for Raizen’s $2.25B IPO

Four banks appointed as bookrunners for Raizen’s $2.25B IPO

March 30, 2021 |

In Brazil, Reuters reports that Cosan and Shell have appointed Banco BTG Pactual SA, Bank of America, Citi and Credit Suisse AG to support the IPO of Raizen as soon as June or July on the B3 exchange that could raise up to $2.25 billion. Such an IPO would bring the company’s evaluation to around […]

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Cosan and Shell looking to spin off Raizen with IPO

Cosan and Shell looking to spin off Raizen with IPO

March 10, 2021 |

In Brazil, Reuters reports that Cosan together with Shell are planning to spin off their joint venture Raizen through an IPO, although a timeframe hasn’t been announced. The move is part of Cosan’s attempt to streamline its various businesses, including launching IPOs for two of its other energy units, Compass and Moove. Before the IPO […]

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Cosan CEO sees COVID-19 provoking consolidation in sugar industry

Cosan CEO sees COVID-19 provoking consolidation in sugar industry

April 27, 2020 |

In Brazil, Reuters reports that Cosan’s CEO expects many sugar mills are going to suffer this year as a result of COVID-19’s impact on ethanol demand. He said low prices are likely to lead to consolidation in the market as weaker players are forced to sell but that he wasn’t currently looking at acquisition opportunities. […]

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Cosan announces results of buyback for 7.55% of its total shareholding

Cosan announces results of buyback for 7.55% of its total shareholding

September 26, 2019 |

In Brazil, Cosan announced the preliminary results of its tender offer to purchase its Class A common shares, or the shares, at (i) prices specified by the tendering shareholders of not greater than $15.50 nor less than $13.05 per share or (ii) at the purchase price determined in accordance with the tender offer. The tender […]

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Cosan could move more cane production to biofuels than sugar

Cosan could move more cane production to biofuels than sugar

August 12, 2017 |

In Brazil, Cosan SA Indústria e Comércio expects ethanol sales to yield better returns than sugar across some Brazilian states, and say they could adjust the amount of sugar and ethanol produced if biofuel prices improve and sugar prices continue to decline. Raízen Energia, a 50-50 joint venture between Cosan and Royal Dutch Shell Plc, […]

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Raizen offers $248 million to buy two Tonon Bioenergia ethanol facilities

Raizen offers $248 million to buy two Tonon Bioenergia ethanol facilities

June 14, 2017 |

In Brazil, Cosan said in a securities filing that Raizen has offered $248 million to buy the Santa Cândida and Paraíso ethanol distilleries from Tonon Bioenergia. Tonon is currently going through in-court reorganization and was putting the two plants up for auction. The Santa Cândida facility produces 123,000 cubic meters of ethanol annually in addition […]

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Cosan sees Brazilian ethanol market remaining tight as mills keep focus on sugar

Cosan sees Brazilian ethanol market remaining tight as mills keep focus on sugar

February 20, 2017 |

In Brazil, Cosan says the domestic ethanol situation remains tight, providing for better margins than otherwise would be as cane millers continue to focus on sugar production while the global market remains in the last phases of deficit. The company plans to invest up to $777 million in cane this season, perhaps 15% more than […]

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Chevron invests in Cosan and Amyris’ Novvi producing bio-based hydrocarbon molecules

Chevron invests in Cosan and Amyris’ Novvi producing bio-based hydrocarbon molecules

December 19, 2016 |

In California, Chevron Products Co., a division of Chevron U.S.A. Inc., and Novvi LLC—a joint venture of Amyris Inc., Cosan S.A. and American Refining Group—announced that Chevron has made an equity investment into Novvi. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Novvi produces targeted hydrocarbon molecules from plant sugar for automotive, industrial, marine, and construction […]

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Shell and Cosan go all in on Raizen collaboration

Shell and Cosan go all in on Raizen collaboration

November 23, 2016 |

In Brazil, Shell and Cosan have agreed to drop their trial period for their joint venture Raizen and continue to operate together indefinitely. The mutual time-bound buyout options included in the original 2011 agreement that created the successful JV have been dropped, allowing the companies to jointly focus on ethanol production along with sugar and […]

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