Oaklins has extensive knowledge of the dynamic and innovative changes occurring in the global agriculture industry. Our team works together to realize premium valuations for our clients in transactions that include global commodity risks, cross-border crop cycles, weather risk, and changing local regulatory environments. That's the Oaklins way.

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Oaklins Agriculture Specialists


Morocco, Casablanca

Tarik Britel

South Africa, Johannesburg

Yaron Zimbler


Canada, Montreal

Denis Chaurette

United States, Dallas

C. Antoine Marchand

United States, Jacksonville

Doug Kravet

Asia Pacific

Australia, Sydney

Peter Fraser

China, Shanghai

Angela Chen

Japan, Tokyo

Taro Okayama

Europe and Middle East

Austria, Vienna

Thomas Jungreithmeir

Belgium, Brussels

Thomas Roelens

Czech Republic, Prague

David Tajzich

Denmark, Copenhagen

Daniel Sand

Finland, Helsinki

Mikael Planting

France, Paris

Philippe Hermant

Germany, Hamburg

Thorben Woeltjen

Ireland, Dublin

Ted Webb

Israel, Tel Aviv

Boaz Levi

Italy, Turin

Enrico Arietti

Latvia, Riga

Jānis Lasmanis

Netherlands, Amsterdam

Frank de Hek

Spain, Madrid

Laura Satrústegui

Switzerland, Basel

David Zürrer

United Kingdom, London

Amanda Phillips


A blossoming combination

DEAL FLASH: Oaklins Smith & Williamson, based in the UK, has advised Icepage Limited (Floranova) on the sale of the company to Syngenta International AG. Oaklins’ team in the  Netherlands provided strong sector expertise. Floranova is an established specialist breeder and supplier of flower and home garden vegetable seeds with a global portfolio and costumers in over 50 countries. Read more about the transaction, market…


Natural growth of M&A activity

SPOT ON ORGANIC & SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE: Is this sector still outperforming the overall agriculture industry? Our specialist Doug Kravet gives un update on the trends, drivers, challenges and opportunities shaping this particularly active and growing market. We turn a spotlight on The Wonderful Company and its strong research and technology commitment to improve product quality while minimizing environmental impact. To date, the company has invested…


Trusted garden care products provider is nurtured for growth

DEAL FLASH: Oaklins’ team in the Netherlands has advised Pokon Naturado B.V., the Dutch market leader in consumer garden care products, on its sale to Evergreen Garden Care. This transaction will help both parties to gain further efficiency in their operations, R&D and legislation. Read more about the transaction, market trends, deal drivers and M&A valuation aspects.


Horticulture Spot On newsletter

MARKET INTELLIGENCE ON HORTICULTURE: In this second edition of horticulture Spot On, our specialist Frank de Hek zooms in on the consolidation trends in the mid-market plant care sector. You will find an overview of the evolution amongst the larger players and mid-market players, valuation trends, an analysis of the Norwegian headquartered Yara having more than doubled its turnover as a result of both organic growth and acquisitions; followed…


Organic & Sustainable Agriculture Spot On newsletter

MARKET INTELLIGENCE ON AN EXPANDING SEGMENT: The first edition of the Organic & Sustainable Agriculture Spot On newsletter zooms in on the consequences of the shift in consumer preferences toward fresh and healthy foods. This increased demand has caused fundamental changes in the way crops are grown and delivered to retailers and food companies. You will find an overview of the trends that are driving…


Horticulture Spot On newsletter

MARKET INTELLIGENCE ON FLOWER AND PLANT BREEDING: The first edition of the Horticulture Spot On newsletter zooms in on the drivers behind the market consolidation in the flower and plant breeding market. You will find an overview of the most active consolidators, valuation trends, an analysis of Ball Horticultural Company’s acquisition history as well as an interview with Roger Gerritzen, Head of M&A and Integration at Dümmen Orange.


Accelerating global expansion in the poultry housing industry

DEAL FLASH: Oaklins’ team in the Netherlands advised the shareholders of Volito on the sale of the company to CTB, Inc., a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. The Dutch team carried out a comprehensive analysis of industry trends and market potential in the USA, which was a key contributor to the transaction’s favorable valuation. This transaction demonstrates the added value of Oaklins’ industry expertise and…