Bird & Bird advises Indofil Industries on a pan-European acquisition

21 March 2012

Bird & Bird has advised Indofil Industries Limited on a pan-European acquisition of a leading European Mancozeb business, under the Dithane brand, from Dow Agro Sciences LLC.

Indofil is a Mumbai-based crop protection products company and is part of the Indian K.K Modi group.

Indofil was principally advised by our London-based India group, which drew on the expertise of our leading international life sciences sector group to provide industry-specific advice on the deal. The team also utilised the expertise from our award winning intellectual property, regulatory, competition and employment teams to advise Indofil on this transaction.

Lead partner Simon Fielder, London, commented: “This acquisition is instrumental for Indofil and we were delighted to assist them as they look to expand their business outside India”.

Nipun Gupta, co-head of the India strategy group commented: “This transaction is another successful example of our ability to advise Indian companies on global acquisition opportunities. Our international spread and strong expertise in the life sciences sector greatly assisted us in achieving a successful result for our client”.