ODI has advised Agromarket’s local Slovenian entity in a lengthy process of acquiring all business shares of Semenarna Ljubljana, as well as claims against the company from various creditors. ODI has assisted the client throughout the entire transaction span, including due diligence, initial competition law analysis, drafting of the transactional documentation, and providing both signing and closing assistance.
Established in 1966, Semenarna Ljubljana is a large and strategic Slovenian seed company. With the employee headcount exceeding 200, the latter holds a unique position of strength in the local market, due to a significant extent to its seed research and development capacities. With global expansion underway, the company currently holds a network of more than 30 retail stores in Slovenia.
Agromarket Group is one of the leading regional players in the field of primary agriculture production and processing, present in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and North Macedonia.
The ODI team was led by Partner Suzana Bončina Jamšek, with competition aspects covered by Partner Tine Misic.