Cargill’s Acquisition of Colombia-based Pollos El Bucanero S.A.


Norton Rose Fulbright and Ernst & Young advised on the deal

Cargill has finalized the acquisition of Colombia-based Pollos El Bucanero S.A. (Bucanero Chicken), one of Colombia’s leading producers of chicken and processed meats products.

The acquisition marks Cargill’s first introduction of its global protein business into Colombia. Pollos Bucanero has more than 30 years of experience and its products are the preferred choice of food service companies and retailers in multiple regions of Colombia. The company works with more than 170 farms across the country to deliver high-quality protein options to its customers.

Norton Rose Fulbright advised Pollos El Bucanero S.A. with Luis Carlos Neira (Picture), Ana Cristina Jaramillo, Wilson Ramos, Efraín Peña, Pablo Jaramillo, Carlos Vicioso and María Paula Spataro.

Ernst & Young S.A.S. advised Cargill Colombia Food Holding S.L. with a team including Ximena Zuluaga and Camila González.

Involved fees earner: Luis Carlos Neira – Norton Rose Fulbright; Ana Cristina Jaramillo – Norton Rose Fulbright; Pablo Jaramillo V. – Norton Rose Fulbright; Carlos Vicioso – Norton Rose Fulbright; Maria Spataro – Norton Rose Fulbright; Efraín Peña – Norton Rose Fulbright; Ximena Zuluaga – EY Law; Camila González – EY Law;

Law Firms: Norton Rose Fulbright; EY Law;

Clients: Pollos El Bucanero SA; Cargill Colombia Food Holding S.L.;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti.