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Net-pen aquaculture is facing ever-growing climate headwinds. 2023 was the hottest year on record, and warming waters have become a direct catalyst for the proliferation of parasites, algae blooms, and diminished oxygen levels. Each presents significant stand-alone challenges for farmers, let alone when coupled together.

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April 22, 2024

Trend Watch: Is the Future of Ocean-Based Aquaculture on Land?

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"Imagine walking out of a grocery store with four bags of groceries, dropping one in the parking lot, and not bothering to pick it up. That's essentially what we're doing," says one food scientist at the National Resources Defense Council.

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December 21, 2023

A Circular Revolution: How the Black Soldier Fly is Transforming Organic Waste Management

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There are a couple of deceptively simple metrics that best help management tell their story to investors. How can we use them in promoting Recirculating Aquaculture Systems?

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August 8, 2023

A Tale of Two Ratios Driving Aquaculture Success

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Novel proteins derived from insects are gaining traction among investors and entrepreneurs for their attractive environmental and economic business models.

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March 30, 2023

Black Soldier Fly Poised to Take Flight as Leading Alternative Protein Source

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Why has institutional investment been so elusive for RAS fish farming? It’s a valid (and frustrating) question that the aquaculture community has been wrestling with for years. After all, fish farming using Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) has much to offer sustainability-minded investors, the fastest-growing institutional investor class.

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January 12, 2023

The J-Curve: Mapping Challenges in RAS Investment

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PE Hub
November 9, 2023

Fish: It's what's for dinner, as PE firms like Butterfly and Equilibrium test the waters

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Earlier in November, Butterfly Equity, Equilibrium Capital and a US public pension fund agreed to provide project financing for Pacifico Aquaculture.

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November 1, 2023

Peritus Capital Acts as Lead Arranger and Financial Advisor to Pacifico Aquaculture on Equilibrium Project Financing

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Peritus Capital is pleased to announce its role as Lead Arranger and Financial Advisor to Pacifico Aquaculture SAPI de CV (Pacifico) concerning its project financing agreement with Equilibrium Capital. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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January 4, 2023

Institutional Interest in Land-based Aquaculture Remains, but Investors are Selective

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'As we can see right now, things have changed significantly. Money is no longer cheap,' according to Howard Tang

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April 28, 2022

Riding the ESG Wave

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Presentation by Howard Tang of Peritus Capital at Seafood Expo Global 2022

November 20, 2020

ESG the focus in launch of aquaculture-focused Peritus Capital

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Led by a former managing partner at Norwegian asset finance firm Lighthouse Finance, New York City, U.S.A.-based Peritus Capital hopes to provide financing to aquaculture operations with a sustainability focus.

CFA Society of New York
November 16, 2020

ESG Creates Value, Not Just Investment Returns

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Peritus Capital CEO Howard Tang, CFA moderated an ESG panel entitled "ESG Creates Value, Not Just Investment Returns" on behalf of CFA Society New York. Howard was joined by Aniket Shah, PhD, Mariela Vargova, Ph.D., Lisa Hayles, and Kate Ahern to discuss how an effective #ESG proposition links to higher value creation.

October 8, 2020

Former Lighthouse managing director launches investment firm focused on aquaculture, ESG

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Howard Tang, CEO and partner in New York-based Peritus Capital, wants his newly-launched investment firm to focus not only on sustainable aquaculture, but broaden its focus to cover

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October 6, 2020

Aquaculture-Focused Investment Team Intros Peritus Capital, Expands to Full ESG Mandate

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Peritus Capital is a newly established boutique investment firm catering to both early stage and established corporates that integrate Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) principles into their business models