Nutreco announces intention to acquire AECI Animal Health South Africa

Announcement from Nutreco on intended acquisition
calendar icon 10 July 2024
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Nutreco announced its intention to acquire Chemfit Fine Chemicals Proprietary Limited t/a AECI Animal Health in South Africa.

The African continent's role is crucial in securing nutrition for the generations to come, which is why further investment in South Africa is a strategic choice for us. We recognise the immense potential of the region, having already taken significant steps in 2016 with the acquisition of Advit. By expanding our presence, we are not only adhering to our commitment to 'feeding the future' but also enhancing our reach in the market, thereby supporting South African farmers vital role in building a sustainable agricultural future.

AECI AH was founded in 2002 and has nationwide distribution from their manufacturing site in Burgersdorp in the Eastern Cape. AECI AH’s strengths complement Trouw Nutrition South Africa’s operations, and the production location provides Trouw Nutrition South Africa with valuable access to key regions.

Through this intended acquisition, we will bring together two great organisations with complementary knowledge and expertise that will be beneficial for our customers.

There are a number of conditions to be met before completion of the acquisition, which is anticipated to be in Q4 2024.

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