CarVal Investors ( began in 1987 as an organic development of Cargill's proprietary high-yield trading operations and achieved critcial mass in the wake of the United States' financial crisis of the early 1990's.  CarVal Investors expanded its product offering to include a series of worldwide businesses, thereby leveraging the strength of Cargill's global infrastructure.

Today, CarVal has 125 investment professional working with 215 adminstrative, tax and legal professional in 14 office across the globe.  CarVal Investors is a recognized international leader in managing opportunistic value investments.

Cargill is an internationl provider of food, agricultural and risk management products and services.  Founded in 1865, Cargill is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and employs more than 153,000 people in 66 countries.