Nippon Suisan (Europe) B.V. acquired Flatfish Ltd. (UK.)

May 8, 2019

Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. (Nissui: President & CEO Akiyo Matono, Minato-ku, Tokyo) has announced that Nippon Suisan (Europe) B.V., 100% subsidiary of Nissui acquired 75% of Flatfish Ltd., British Seafood company on April 30, 2019.

Flatfish Ltd. is highly skilled in procuring British local fresh fish and committed to sourcing sustainably and socially responsibly caught seafood. The company is involved in primary processing and has customers in retail and foodservice sectors in UK.
The acquisition fits with Nissuiā€™s strategy to strengthen seafood supply chain in UK followed by the acquisition of Sealord Caistor in 2017.

Nissui will pursues more synergy with other Nissui affiliates in Europe including Cite Marine (France, seafood processing company) and Nordic Seafood (Denmark, purchasing, importing and sales of seafood) by enhancing seafood processing business in UK.

Corporate profile Flatfish Ltd.

Head office
: Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Representative
: Steve Stansfield, Managing Director
Business
: Processing and sales of fresh and frozen seafood
Established
: January 1979
Capital Fund
: £185.-
Shareholder
: Individuals including Steve Stansfield
Employee
: 53
Offices
: Head Office & Processing Plant (Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire)

Corporate profile Nippon Suisan (Europe) B.V.

Head office
: Ouderkerk, The Netherlands
Representative
: Terutaka Kuraishi, Managing Director
Business
: Holding company
Established
: December 1988
Capital Fund
: €136,000.-
Shareholder
: 100% by Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd.

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