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Deal Date: 25-02-2013 Practice Area: Corporate and M&A
Deal Title: Merger of Dummen with Agribio Group Industry: Forestry & Paper
Simmons and Simmons advises Dummen and its shareholders on the merger of Dummen with Agribio Group, creating a leading company in the worldwide floricultural breeding industry. The intended merger will create a breeding company with a unique international production and sales network and broad assortment of cut flowers, pot and bedding plants. The new company will have around 6,000 employees worldwide and realize EUR175 million sales annually. The Dummen family and management and H2 Equity Partners will be the shareholders of the new company. Dummen's key markets are Europe and North America. The company's headquarter is located in Germany where the biggest part of the European rooting activities take place. Additional sales offices are located in the USA, France and Italy. Next to this facility there are production facilities in El Salvador, Costa Rica, Ethiopia and Italy. Agribio Group is active in 56 countries and trades over one billion cuttings per year. The company is a global top-3 player in terms of breeding and vegetative propagation of plants and flowers. The Simmons and Simmons team was led by Corporate partner Pieter van Uchelen and included lawyers from our Amsterdam office (Michiel Wurfbain, Pieter de Visser and Martijn Stuart) and Dusseldorf office (Stephan Ulrich, Peter Meyer, Matthias von Holten and Anne Schroer).
Financial Center: Amsterdam Value: 0.00-0.00
Advised Party: Merger Party Law Firm
Merger Party Jurisdiction Netherlands Merger Party Jurisdiction Netherlands
Classification: Mergers
Lawyer Pieter van Uchelen