Nova Austral

Sustainably raised salmon in Antarctica

A Chilean salmon farmer and processor, jointly owned by Altor and Bain Capital. The company’s operations are in Chile, south of the Magallanes strait, making Nova Austral the southernmost salmon farmer in the world.

Nova Austral’s production sites have excellent conditions for salmon farming, resulting in low mortality and a clean and healthy product free from antibiotics use. Annual production is approximately 20k tons, primarily sold in the US and European markets.


Why we believe in Nova Austral

  • Unique location with superior biological environment enabling premium pricing
  • Best in class cash flow
  • Potential for further production expansion

About Nova Austral

2023 turnover (CY)

EUR 103M



Investment date

Oct 2014


Fund III

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