BASF Digital Farming’s Joint Venture With Bosch


Hogan Lovells advised BASF Digital Farming on the deal.

BASF Digital Farming formed a joint venture with Bosch for the worldwide marketing and sale of digital technologies in agriculture.

With xarvio™ Digital Farming Solutions, BASF Digital Farming offers real-time, automated, field zone-specific, agronomic decision support for weed management. Bosch brings significant expertise in hardware, software and digital services to the joint venture. By combining the expertise and technologies of both companies, farmers will benefit more easily and conveniently from digital solutions in the future.

The new company shall be incorporated in the first quarter of 2021 and be based in Cologne. The incorporation is subject to the approval of the responsible antitrust authorities.

Hogan Lovells Team for BASF Digital Farming included Jens Uhlendorf (Picture – Partner), Guido Brockhausen (Counsel), Isabel Gläser (all Corporate/M&A, Dusseldorf); Dr. Marcus Schreibauer (Partner), Sarah-Lena Kreutzmann (Counsel) (both Intellectual Property, Dusseldorf).

BASF Inhouse Team was composed of Stephan Purps LL.M., Andrea Schreiber (both M&A); Dr. Claudia Ritter and Erik Jansen LL.M. (both Intellectual Property).

Involved fees earner: Guido Brockhausen – Hogan Lovells; Sarah-Lena Kreutzmann – Hogan Lovells; Marcus Schreibauer – Hogan Lovells; Jens Uhlendorf – Hogan Lovells;

Law Firms: Hogan Lovells;

Clients: BASF Digital Farming;

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