Ashurst advises Volac on the sale of its Milk Replacer Business

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    Global law firm Ashurst has advised Volac International Limited, a world leader in dairy nutrition, on the sale of its milk replacer business to Denkavit.

    Denkavit is active in the production and supply of milk replacer for farm animals. Volac is a family-owned dairy nutrition business based in the UK. Completion of the acquisition sees Denkavit becoming the sole owner of Volac Milk Replacers Limited, Volac Milk Replacers Ireland Limited and Volac Socoor Srl, based in Italy.

    The Ashurst cross border team was led by corporate partner James Fletcher. He was supported by Hayley Gow, Aimee Carroll-Hewitt, Matthew O'Regan and Cindy Jiang. Nigel Ward and Greg Scott supported with finance advice with Ruth Buchanan and Katharine Foster assisting on employment matters. Neil Cuninghame, Laura Carter and Natasha Gromof advised on competition aspects and Patricia Allen and Umut Bektas assisted with tax matters. David Futter, Sunny Kumar, Denae Erasmus, Emily McCracken and Andrew Clarke supported from the digital economy team.

    The Italian corporate law aspects were led by Fabio Niccoli. He was supported by counsel Andrea di Rosa, Carolina Quagliata and Edoardo Bignami.