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Agribusiness

Global insights with local knowledge and expertise

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Since the term was coined in 1957, agribusiness has seen considerable change.

We work with our clients to harness this change, to establish, maintain and grow their agribusiness operations and portfolio interests across the globe.

By understanding the key sensitivities, issues and challenges this sector faces and the opportunities and commercial drivers that inform their decisions we partner with multinational clients in both established markets and higher growth emerging markets to create better business outcomes.

We are focused on ensuring commercial outcomes for our clients and delivering commercially astute, innovative advice and a premium client experience. This investment in our relationships builds the exceptional, lasting working relationships and the deep understanding we are known for.

We can also advise on all aspects of mergers and acquisitions, dispute resolution and other key areas of commercial legal services across agribusiness sub-sectors including:

  • Dairy
  • Livestock & Aquaculture
  • Grains & Sugar
  • Timber
  • Processing & Supply Chain
  • Real Estate

 

Recent Experience

Treasury Wine Estates

Advising on its US$600 million acquisition of the UK and US assets of Diageo's wine business and the negotiation of a suite of transitional service agreements with Diageo

Danone

Advising on its acquisition, in partnership with the Abraaj Group, of Fan Milk International, a leading manufacturer and distributor of frozen dairy products and juices operating in the West African markets of Ghana, Nigeria, Togo, Burkina Faso, Benin and Côte d'Ivoire

Goodman Fielder Limited

Advising on the acquisition of it by Wilmar International Limited and First Pacific Company Limited via scheme of arrangement

Marubeni Corporation

Advising on its bid for Burra Foods

Daewoo International Corporation

Advising on its acquisition of Bio Inti Agrindo, an Indonesian palm oil plantation company

Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Limited

Advising on the implementation of a transformative new capital structure and successful A$500 million capital raising