Hengeler Mueller advises Fosun International Limited on strategic investment in KTG Agrar SE
29. June 2015
Fidelidade-Companhia de Seguros SA, a Portuguese insurance company and an indirect subsidiary of Fosun International Limited (“Fosun”), will acquire 620,000 shares equivalent to 9.03% of KTG Agrar SE, subject to the fulfillment of certain conditions precedent. After the execution of this transaction, the freefloat shareholding of KTG Agrar SE will be 60.1%. Fosun will also strategically cooperate with KTG Agrar SE to intensify the activities of KTG Agrar SE in the Chinese market and to refinance the KTG Group. Fosun was founded in 1992 and is a leading Chinese private equity investment company.
Fosun International Limited has been listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited since 2007. KTG Agrar SE is a leading producer of agricultural commodities in Europe. As an integrated supplier, the Hamburg-based company produces agricultural commodities, renewable energy and food. Hengeler Mueller is advising Fosun International on the transaction.
The Hengeler Mueller team is led by partner Changfeng Tu (M&A, Shanghai) and includes partners Hendrik Haag, Alexander Rang (both Capital Markets), Daniel M. Weiss, (Finance) (all Frankfurt), Stefan Richter (Berlin), Bernd Wirbel and Christian Möller (both Düsseldorf) (all M&A), counsel Mathias Link (Tax, Frankfurt) as well as associates Lars Voigt (Real Estate, Frankfurt), Alexandra Hansmeyer (M&A, Düsseldorf), Jochen Schnepper (Finance, Frankfurt) and Johanna Mäkert (M&A, Berlin).