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Rödl & Partner advises Phytobiotics Brasil on the acquisition of Agroup Brasil Ltda. and subsidiaries in South America


São Paulo, September 2021: Rödl & Partner Brazil 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


Philipp Klose-Morero, Managing Partner Rödl & Partner South America (CPA, CIA, CCSA, CISA) – Project Lead

Rafael S. Martins, Associate Partner (CRC) – Project Lead and SPA negotiations

Enrico Pfändner, Associate Partner (Financial Due Diligence) – Project Lead and SPA negotiations

Patricia Berbetz, Associate Partner (Labour Due Diligence) – Latin America coordination

Arife Erkan, Associate Partner (Corporate Due Diligence) – Legal

Edgard Venancio, Senior Associate (Tax Due Diligence) – Tax


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Philipp Klose-Morero

Managing Partner South America

+55 11 5094 6060

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