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JBS still keen on U.S. IPO despite scandals

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sao Paulo | Reuters — JBS SA, the world’s largest meatpacking firm, remains intent on a stock market listing of subsidiary JBS Foods International in the U.S. despite corruption and food safety scandals, executives said on Thursday. In April all of JBS operations will meet U.S. auditing and compliance requirements under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, JBS […] Read more

Brazil federal police raid JBS on insider trade probe

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sao Paulo | Reuters — Brazil’s federal police on Friday raided the offices of JBS SA to investigate the alleged use of insider information in financial market dealings, pushing shares in the embattled meatpacker to a two-week low. Police said there were indications that JBS and controlling shareholder FB Participacoes SA gained an unfair advantage […] Read more