São Paulo, September 2021: Rödl & Partner assisted Phytobiotics Brasil, based in Londrina, Paraná, a 100 percent subsidiary of Phytobiotics Futterzusatzstoffe GmbH based in Eltville, Germany, on the acquisition of the remaining 74.8 percent of shares in Agroup Brasil Ltda. The target is a holding company with shares in feed additive distribution companies in Argentina, Colombia, Peru and Panama as well as shares in a fertilizer producer/seller company in Brazil. The Phytobiotics group is a leading global manufacturer and distributor of high-quality products for the animal production, agriculture and biogas industries with sustainable, science-based solutions and consulting services.
An interdisciplinary team led by our transaction experts Philipp Klose-Morero (Managing Partner South America) and Enrico Pfändner (Associate Partner) from our São Paulo and Curitiba offices advised Phytobiotics Brasil, encompassing a Red Flag Due Diligence (financial, tax, labour and corporate service due diligence as well as coordination with the legal advisor) and support with SPA negotiations.
Advisers Phytobiotics Brasil
RÖDL & PARTNER SOUTH AMERICA
Philipp Klose-Morero, CPA, CIA, CCSA, CISA, Managing Partner Rödl & Partner South America – Engagement Partner
Rafael S. Martins, CRC, Associate Partner, Head of Consulting – Quality review and support regarding SPA negotiations
Enrico Pfändner, Wirtschaftsprüfer, Associate Partner – Project lead and overall project coordination, Red Flag Financial Due Diligence and support regarding SPA negotiations
Patricia Berbetz, CRC, OAB, Associate Partner – Labor Due Diligence and Latin America coordination
Arife Erkan, Wirtschaftsjuristin, Associate Partner – Corporate Due Diligence and legal coordination
Edgard Venancio, Senior Associate – Tax Due Diligence