AgroGalaxy R$385.1 million IPO
Davis Polk advised the joint bookrunners in connection with the initial public offering by AgroGalaxy Participações S.A. of 25,454,545 common shares for an aggregate amount of approximately R$385.1 million. The common shares trade on the São Paulo Stock Exchange. The securities sold in the international offering were placed under Rule 144A and Regulation S.
Based in Brazil, AgroGalaxy is one of the main retail platforms for sales of agricultural inputs and services to Brazilian agribusiness. Its operation consists of the sale of agricultural inputs, production and processing of seeds, origination of grains (which involves the purchase, processing, storage and sale of grains), and provision of agricultural services.
The Davis Polk corporate team included Manuel Garciadiaz, Konstantinos Papadopoulos, Elliot M. de Carvalho and Felipe Saraiva Carneiro. The tax team included Mario J. Verdolini and Eitan Ulmer. The ERISA team included Adam Kaminsky. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the São Paulo, New York and Washington DC offices.