HVK Stevens congratulates Helios Investment Partners with the completion of the acquisition of 100% of Fertilizers and Inputs Holding B.V., which holds Louis Dreyfus Company’s (LDC) Africa-based fertilizers and inputs operations.
Formerly part of SCPA Sivex International (“SSI”) and acquired by LDC in 2011, the Company distributes fertilizers, crop protection products, seeds as well as industrial chemicals through a network spanning Angola, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Mali and Senegal. Since its establishment in the region in 1947, the Company has been a leading distributor of crop inputs and industrial chemicals, leveraging its well-known brand, “La Cigogne”. The Company generates approximately US$300 million in sales annually.
HVK Stevens assisted Helios both in Luxembourg and the Netherlands with the acquisition of Fertilizers and Inputs Holding B.V..