Lantmännen Unibake’s Acquisition of Bakery Du Jour


Allens has acted for the shareholders of Bakery Du Jour on the sale of their business to international agri-food group, Lantmännen Unibake.

On January 11th 2019, international bakery company Lantmännen Unibake completed the acquisition of the Australian pastry manufacturer, Bakery Du Jour, bringing the Melbourne bakery and its 90 people to the Lantmännen Unibake bakery family.

The acquisition will increase Lantmännen Unibake’s production capabilities and open key regional markets, where the bakery company aims for a stronger presence.

Since 2006, Lantmännen Unibake has successfully been exporting pastry products to the Australian market.

Bakery Du Jour was established by the Gaspar family more than 20 years ago. Today the bakery produces and distributes over 100 million premium pastries each year to major Australian retailers and leading food service customers.

Allens has acted for the shareholders of Bakery Du Jour with a team including Mark Malinas (Picture), Anna Schwartz (Senior Associate) and Yin Lim (Lawyer).

Involved fees earner: Yin Lim – Allens; Mark Malinas – Allens; Anna Schwartz – Allens;

Law Firms: Allens;

Clients: Bakery Du Jour ;

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Author: Michael Patrini