The European anti-competition authorities have approved the acquisition of Nutreco subsidiary Hendrix by the ForFarmers Group as announced on 16 November 2011.
The relevant works councils already gave a positive advice in an earlier stage for the takeover of Hendrix – producer of e.g. compound feed for livestock, including swine.
With this transaction ForFarmers takes over Hendrix UTD (Netherlands) and Hendrix UTD (Germany), Hendrix Broilers, Hendrix Haeck, Pavo, Reudink, Hedimix and Hendrix Illesch.
The closing of the transaction is envisaged to take place at 30 March 2012.
• Hendrix takeover makes ForFarmers European giant (Nov 18, 2011)