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Investments

41

Portfolio Exits

14

Funds

26

About Darby Overseas Investments

Darby manages private investment funds that are available to institutional and other accredited investors only. Darby offers its investment funds to investors on a strictly private placement basis, and does not offer any of its investment funds to the general public. Consequently, nothing herein should be construed as an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, interests in any Darby investment fund.

Darby Overseas Investments Headquarter Location

1133 Connecticut Avenue North West Suite 400

Washington, DC, 20036,

United States

202-872-0500

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Darby Completes Debt Investment in Mexican Blueberry Producer Bloom Farms

Feb 18, 2020

February 12, 2020 Darby, emerging market private capital arm of Franklin Templeton, has completed a debt investment in Bloom Farms, Mexican blueberry producer located in Jalisco. Transaction details were not disclosed. ( Press Release ) Darby Overseas Investments, Ltd. (“Darby”), the emerging markets private capital arm of Franklin Templeton, today announced that Darby Latin American Private Debt Fund III, L.P. (“DLAPDF III”) has completed an investment in Bloom Farms, a leading Mexican blueberry producer located in the Jalisco region. Transaction details were not disclosed. “Darby’s investment in Bloom Farms adds to our long-standing approach of building value by placing growth capital in companies with strong management teams, successful track records and solid business plans,” said Ignacio Aicardi, Managing Director at Darby. Guillermo Romo, Chairman of the Board, with Bloom Farms, said, “Darby’s investment will allow Bloom Farms to continue to grow its business and develop additional available land, taking us one step closer to reaching our 1000 hectare goal. The investment will also provide resources to build new infrastructure to support our growth strategy.” The investment in Bloom Farms adds to Darby’s long history of investing regionally in Latin America in successful companies. Darby has played a pioneering role in bringing private debt investments to emerging market regions since 1999. Bloom Farms Bloom Farms is a specialty blueberry producer in Jalisco, Mexico. The company exports to the United States, Europe and Asia the best quality berries in the market. Bloom Farms has become a leader in blueberry production by maximizing output through technology, climate control and a holistic management of the plant. About Darby Darby Overseas Investments was founded in 1994 by The Honorable Nicholas F. Brady, who served as U.S. Secretary of the Treasury between 1988 and 1993. In 2003 Darby became a fully owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources, Inc. Franklin Resources, Inc. [NYSE:BEN] is a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton. Franklin Templeton’s goal is to deliver better outcomes by providing global and domestic investment management to retail, institutional and sovereign wealth clients in over 170 countries. Through specialized teams, the Company has expertise across all asset classes, including equity, fixed income, alternatives and custom multi-asset solutions. The Company’s more than 600 investment professionals are supported by its integrated, worldwide team of risk management professionals and global trading desk network. With employees in over 30 countries, the California based company has more than 70 years of investment experience and approximately $688 billion in assets under management as of January 31, 2020. For more information, please visit investors.franklinresources.com. # # # Darby Completes Debt Investment in Mexican Blueberry Producer Bloom Farms was last modified: February 19th, 2020 by csantos

Darby Overseas Investments Investments

41 Investments

Darby Overseas Investments has made 41 investments. Their latest investment was in Bloom Farms as part of their Debt on February 2, 2020.

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Darby Overseas Investments Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

2/12/2020

Debt

Bloom Farms

Yes

1

12/12/2017

Debt

San Victoriano Farm Group

Yes

3

2/15/2017

Mezzanine

Unilink

Yes

3

9/9/2016

Private Equity

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10

12/17/2014

Growth Equity

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10

Date

2/12/2020

12/12/2017

2/15/2017

9/9/2016

12/17/2014

Round

Debt

Debt

Mezzanine

Private Equity

Growth Equity

Company

Bloom Farms

San Victoriano Farm Group

Unilink

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Amount

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

3

3

10

10

Darby Overseas Investments Portfolio Exits

14 Portfolio Exits

Darby Overseas Investments has 14 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Cobis on January 06, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

1/6/2022

Acquired

1

11/18/2021

Acq - Fin - II

$99M

1

8/25/2021

Acquired

2

1/17/2019

Corporate Majority

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$99M

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10

11/2/2015

Acq - Fin - II

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10

Date

1/6/2022

11/18/2021

8/25/2021

1/17/2019

11/2/2015

Exit

Acquired

Acq - Fin - II

Acquired

Corporate Majority

Acq - Fin - II

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

1

1

2

10

10

Darby Overseas Investments Acquisitions

10 Acquisitions

Darby Overseas Investments acquired 10 companies. Their latest acquisition was Koza Gida on March 31, 2015.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

3/31/2015

$99M

Acq - Fin

1

11/25/2014

$99M

Acq - Fin

1

2/10/2014

$99M

Acq - Fin

1

1/14/2014

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$99M

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10

12/17/2013

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$99M

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10

Date

3/31/2015

11/25/2014

2/10/2014

1/14/2014

12/17/2013

Investment Stage

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

Note

Acq - Fin

Acq - Fin

Acq - Fin

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Sources

1

1

1

10

10

Darby Overseas Investments Fund History

26 Fund Histories

Darby Overseas Investments has 26 funds, including Darby Latin American Private Debt Fund III.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

10/30/2018

Darby Latin American Private Debt Fund III

$300M

2

3/6/2014

Darby Hana Renewable Energy Special Asset Trust Fund

REAL Assets

Closed

$32.9M

1

11/15/2011

Darby Converging Europe Fund III

Buyouts & Acquisitions

Closed

$191.76M

1

7/8/2011

Darby Asia Opportunities Fund III

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$99M

10

3/31/2011

Darby Latin America Mezzanine II

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$99M

10

Closing Date

10/30/2018

3/6/2014

11/15/2011

7/8/2011

3/31/2011

Fund

Darby Latin American Private Debt Fund III

Darby Hana Renewable Energy Special Asset Trust Fund

Darby Converging Europe Fund III

Darby Asia Opportunities Fund III

Darby Latin America Mezzanine II

Fund Type

REAL Assets

Buyouts & Acquisitions

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Status

Closed

Closed

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Amount

$300M

$32.9M

$191.76M

$99M

$99M

Sources

2

1

1

10

10

Darby Overseas Investments Team

15 Team Members

Darby Overseas Investments has 15 team members, including former Chief Operating Officer, Scott Beatty.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Cole Van Nice

Founder

Current

Scott Beatty

Chief Operating Officer

Former

Sean Glodek

Senior Vice President

Former

Albert Hansen

Signet Healthcare Partners, U.S. Department of Treasury, and U.S. Army

Senior Vice President

Former

Fernando Luque

Senior Vice President

Former

Name

Cole Van Nice

Scott Beatty

Sean Glodek

Albert Hansen

Fernando Luque

Work History

Signet Healthcare Partners, U.S. Department of Treasury, and U.S. Army

Title

Founder

Chief Operating Officer

Senior Vice President

Senior Vice President

Senior Vice President

Status

Current

Former

Former

Former

Former

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