Chr. Hansen’s €800 Million Divestment of Natural Colors Division


Baker McKenzie advised Chr. Hansen on the deal.

Chr. Hansen executed the sale of its Natural Colors business to EQT IX fund in a deal worth €800 million.

Natural Colors is a developer and manufacturer of natural coloring ingredients, serving over 1,600 customers in the food and beverages industry.

Gorissen Federspiel provided Danish law advice to Chr. Hansen and Goldman Sachs acted as exclusive financial advisor.

The Baker McKenzie team was led by Corporate Partner Jannan Crozier (Picture), Antitrust & Competition Partner Gavin Bushell and Corporate Senior Associate Robert Gray.

Involved fees earner: Gavin Bushell – Baker McKenzie; Jannan Crozier – Baker McKenzie; Robert Gray – Baker McKenzie;

Law Firms: Baker McKenzie;

Clients: Chr. Hansen Holding A/S;