Transactions

Interstream Barging

Interstream Barging acquires...

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STO Posto d.o.o.

Acquisition of STO Posto by...

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Agrifac Machinery...

Sale of Agrifac Machinery to...

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James & Son (GM) Ltd

The Agrifirm Group acquired...

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Marco Wefelnberg...

Agrifirm Group acquired...

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Coppens...

Management and Friesland Bank...

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H.J. Wiefferink B.V.

H.J. Wiefferink B.V. sold to...

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Germicopa

Germicopa sold to management,...

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Kirin Agribio

H2 Private Equity acquired...

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Novi Mix d.o.o.

Acquisition of Novi Mix by...

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Agrovision B.V.

Sale of Agrovision to CoMore

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Royal...

Acquisition of Den Hollander...

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Royal...

Acquisition of Zijerveld &...

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Mahler Corporate Finance has extensive experience in the Agrifood sector

Mahler Corporate Finance has extensive expertise in the agrifood sector. This means that our agrifood clients can access our international sector experience and expertise.

Mahler Corporate Finance’s partners have successfully completed numerous transactions in various segments of the agrifood sector, including dairy, arable crops, aquaculture, animal feeds, fruit & vegetable wholesale & breeding, meat processing and flower wholesale and breeding.

An overview of selected highlights and experience in the sector is listed below:

Cooperatives food and dairy industry

  • Innovative cooperative financial and M&A structures
  • In-depth knowledge due to numerous work completed for cooperatives
  • Highlight: “Creation of the cooperative bond”

Animal & Fish feed markets

  • Long established presence with leading feed producers
  • Inroads to privately owned companies, cooperatives and listed entities
  • Highlight: “Restructurings with complicated divestments, followed by crucial acquisitions”

Flowerwholesale & breeding

  • Fast changing international markets with high volumes and relatively low margins
  • Re-purchased important Dutch breeding business
  • Highlight: “Creation of Dutch Flower Group”

Meat processing industry

  • Market consolidation in beef and pork
  • Same pattern follows in the poultry processing industry
  • Highlight: “Divestment of Poultry Slaughtering business in tough market circumstances”

Fruit & Vegetable wholesale & breeding

  • Extensive network and knowledge of global market players
  • Executed deals in wholesale and in high added value breeding companies
  • Highlight: “Sale of De Ruiter Seeds to Monsanto”

Arable crops

  • Completed numerous deals within sector, most recently the sale of Germicopa SAS, the leading potato seed breeder
  • Highlight: “Sale of CSM Sugar to Cosun”

Dairy industry

  • Understanding of family owned, cooperative structures and typical corporate style
  • Direct inroads to potential targets via M&A people on the ground in 30+ countries
  • Strong network presence in CEE, EMEA region
  • Highlight: “EU remedies divestment in difficult market circumstances”

Aquaculture

  • Involved in numerous M&A projects from fish feed production, fish processing companies to global deep sea fishing trawler operators
  • Highlight: “Creation of one of the largest global deep sea fishing companies”

Successful collaborations with leading agrifood companies

Through years of experience in the sector Mahler CF has built up a vast network in the various areas of the international agrifood sector. The partners of Mahler CF have done business with many leading companies in the agrifood sector, amongst others: