Vanguarda Agro

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Vanguarda Agro S.A.
Type Sociedade Anônima
Traded as BM&F BovespaVAGR3
Industry Agribusiness
Founded 2003 (2003)
Headquarters São Paulo, Brazil
Key people Salo Davi Sabel, (Chairman)
Arlindo de Azevedo Moura, (CEO)
Products Cotton, soybeans, corn
Revenue Increase US$395.0 million (2012)
Net income Decrease US$ 62.5 million (2012)
Employees 1,764
Website www.v-agro.com.br (Portuguese)

Vanguarda Agro is a publicly traded Brazilian agribusiness company founded in 2003 in Rio de Janeiro as Brasil Ecodiesel, a biodiesel producer. In 2011, after the merger with Maeda Agroindustrial and Vanguarda Participações, the company changed its name to Vanguarda Agro and moved its headquarters to São Paulo.[1] Vanguarda Agro has approximately 254 thousand of hectares of land divided into 13 production units in five Brazilian states. It is the largest private land holder in the country.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paul Kiernan (January 9, 2012). "2nd UPDATE: Brazil Vanguarda Agro Shares Jump On BTG Pactual". WSJ.com. Dow Jones Newswires. Retrieved March 27, 2014.