The Limited Times

Now you can see non-English news...

The French InVivo soon to be the world leader in malt


DECRYPTION - Its Malteries Soufflet subsidiary is negotiating the takeover of the Australian United Malt. The cooperative is betting on the growth of the global beer market.

Less than a month after finalizing the takeover of the Belgian maltster La Malterie du Château, InVivo confirms its ogre appetite for a booming malt sector.

On Tuesday, its subsidiary Malteries Soufflet announced that it had entered into exclusive negotiations with the Australian United Malt Group (UMG), after an offer was submitted for the acquisition of the latter.

This remains subject to an in-depth verification period (“due diligence”) of two and a half months, and to a vote at the general meeting of shareholders of the Australian group, but it is supported by the board of UMG.

The operation could come to an end

“within three to six months”

, hopes Thierry Blandinières, managing director of InVivo (12 billion euros in turnover).

This would make Malteries Soufflet, already in the top three in the sector ahead of Boortmalt (Axéréal) and behind Malteurop (Vivescia), the leading maltster in the world, with 3.7 million tonnes produced per year and 20% of the market.

To get on the first…

This article is for subscribers only.

You have 70% left to discover.

Want to read more?

Unlock all items immediately.

Without engagement.

TEST FOR €0.99

Already subscribed?


Source: lefigaro

All business articles on 2023-03-28

You may like

Business 2023-03-10T18:58:53.936Z
Life/Entertain 2023-03-01T09:16:57.647Z
News/Politics 2023-02-11T10:03:56.600Z
Business 2023-05-17T08:39:51.631Z

Trends 24h


© Communities 2019 - Privacy

The information on this site is from external sources that are not under our control.
The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.