Hengeler Mueller advises Fonterra on investment in Goodminton AG

05. March 2018

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited, Auckland, New Zealand (“Fonterra”), a globally active company specialised in dairy products, has entered into an agreement to acquire a strategic stake in Goodminton AG. Goodminton AG is a venture capital-backed holding company. Its subsidiaries are specialised in the distribution of sports and dietetic nutrition, inter alia under the brands “foodspring” and “amapur”. The closing of the transaction is subject to the approval of the German Federal Cartel Office.

Hengeler Mueller is advising Fonterra on the transaction. The Hengeler Mueller team is led by partners Kai-Steffen Scholz and Jens Wenzel (both Corporate/Venture Capital, Berlin) and includes partners Markus Röhrig (Antitrust, Brussels), Hendrik Bockenheimer (Labour, Frankfurt), counsel Markus Ernst (Tax, Munich) and Matthias Berberich (IP/IT, Berlin) as well as associates Torsten Göcke (Corporate/Venture Capital), Emma Peters (Corporate) (both Berlin), Malcolm Tiffin-Richards, Laura Stoicescu, Christina Wolf (all Antitrust, Brussels), Jan Krusche (IP/IT, Berlin) and Susanne Koch (Public Law/Food Law, Düsseldorf).