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Maddocks advises Real Pet Food on A$243 million capital raise

• 15 June 2023 • 2 min read
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Maddocks has advised Real Pet Food on its A$243 million capital raise, enabling continued investment and growth in the Australian and other international markets.

Australian law firm Maddocks advises Real Pet Food 2023

The capital raise was led by the existing investors of Real Pet Food, including New Hope Group, a Chinese conglomerate with investments in agribusiness, real estate, chemicals and resourcing, and Singaporean State-owned global investment company, Temasek, as well as private equity firm Hosen Capital.

Real Pet Food is a leading, international pet food company with operating businesses in Australia, New Zealand, China and the UK and sells a range of products through grocery, pet speciality and e-commerce channels, including under the brands ‘Farmers Market’, ‘Nature’s Gift’, Billy + Margot’, and ‘Fussy Cat’.

Maddocks advised Real Pet Food on all aspects of its capital raise, led by Special Counsel Rahil Patel alongside Partners Arlene Colquhoun, Danielle Funston and Andy McNee with assistance from Mark Guttridge and Fumiko Baughan.

“We were very pleased to have assisted Real Pet Food reach the next stage of their strategy to expand their markets through advising on this capital raising. This was a multidisciplinary team effort at Maddocks, working with multiple stakeholders and across jurisdictions,” Rahil Patel said.

Speaking about the capital raise, Germaine Chua, CEO of Real Pet Food commented: “We’re delighted to have the support of our existing shareholder base on this milestone capital raise and excited now to execute on Real Pet Food’s ambitious growth plan.”

About Maddocks

Maddocks is a proudly independent Australian law firm that works closely with corporations, businesses and governments throughout Australia and internationally. We advise national and international clients across infrastructure and development and the education, government, healthcare, and technology sectors from our Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney offices. Our specialist expertise includes dispute resolution and litigation, employment and safety, financial services, franchising and insolvency.

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