Multiexport Foods and Mitsui announced Wednesday the deal granting the Japanese giant 23.37 percent of the shares in Salmones Multiexport (Salmex) was finalized through a capital increase of $100.7 million (€92.7 million).

Under the terms of the deal, Mitsui subsidiary Mit-Salmon Chile will acquire the stake in Salmex, which holds all the company's salmon operations in Chile, while Multiexport will hold the remaining 76.62 percent.

The capital increase was made through an issuance of nearly 3.2 million shares in Salmex stock, which was entirely subscribed and paid for by Mitsui.