Baker McKenzie advised leading Spanish manufacturing company Viscofan on the acquisition of its Australian distributor Globus Group for operations valued at 13.3 million AUD that include Globus Group Pty Ltd, Jupiter Pty Ltd, and Globus Group New Zealand Ltd. 

Viscofan is a global leader in the manufacturing, production and distribution of casing for the meat industry. 

According to Viscofan chairman, José Domingo de Ampuero “The Globus acquisition means a new growth opportunity for Viscofan, not only due to the complementary geographic footprint afforded by Globus’ presence in a new Continent for Viscofan, but also because Globus’ excellent personnel and their market knowledge, combined with the strong commercial portfolio of Viscofan, will enable us to provide our customers with better service and new solutions in those markets.”

Baker McKenzie’s cross-border deal team from North America and Asia Pacific was led by partner José Moran and included corporate partners Kate Jefferson and Ben McLaughlin as well as associates Jennie Bian, Carlos Suarez and Lana Tian. 

Baker McKenzie is one of the leading firms for cross-border transactions, providing strategic advice on deals involving the world’s leading financial institutions and multinational companies. From deal inception to business integration, we help clients bridge the gap between aspiration and achievement. The Firm leads and closes three deals a day with expertise spanning banking and finance, capital markets, corporate finance, funds, M&A, private equity and projects. The combination of deep sector expertise, and our ability to work seamlessly across each of the countries where we operate, means we add unique value in shaping, negotiating and closing the deal.

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