M&A Deal Summary

GrainCorp Acquires Heinrich Merchandise Pty

On January 16, 2007, GrainCorp acquired food company Heinrich Merchandise Pty

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is GrainCorp’s 1st transaction in the Food sector.
  • This is GrainCorp’s 1st transaction in Australia.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2007-01-16
Target Heinrich Merchandise Pty
Sector Food
Buyer(s) GrainCorp
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

Heinrich Merchandise Pty

Horsham, Australia
Heinrich Merchandise Pty Ltd. is a provider of commodity storage and handling, merchandising, and logistics services primarily to the grain industry.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

GrainCorp

Sydney, Australia

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Category Company
Founded 1916
Sector Food
Employees2,000
Revenue 3.6B AUD (2020)
DESCRIPTION

GrainCorp core business is the receival and storage of grain and related commodities. It also provides logistics and markets these commodities. GrainCorp was founded in 1916 and is based in Sydney, Australia.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 2
Sector (Food) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 2
Country (Australia) 1 of 2
Year (2007) 1 of 1
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2009-11-13 United Malt Holdings

Australia

United Malt Holdings ("UMH"), one of the world's largest producers of malt for use in the brewing and distilling industries. The businesses were acquired from Conagra Foods Inc of the United States and Tiger Brands of South Africa. The remaining 40 percent of Bairds Malt was acquired in 2007.

Buy AU$757M