Clariant’s Acquisition of 70% Shares in Beraca Ingredientes Naturais

Veirano Advogados advised Clariant S.A., while Frignani Sociedade de Advogados advised Sabará Participações Ltda. in the deal.

Clariant, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemicals company, has signed an agreement to acquire the remaining 70% in Brazilian Personal Care Specialties company Beraca from the founding Sabará family. Clariant has held a 30% stake in the company since 2015. The purchase price will not be disclosed. The acquisition is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to close in Q4 2021.

Beraca is one of the key manufacturers of natural ingredients for the personal care sector offering inter alia fats, oils and botanicals, which are all collected and extracted in an environmentally sustainable production process. Located in the Amazon region, Beraca promotes the development of communities, making them part of the Personal Care business on a global scale while simultaneously being strongly committed to sustainability and fair trade processes.

The Veirano’s team included Renata Fialho de Oliveira, Partner (Picture), Filipe Scherer Oliveira, Partner, Fernão Moura de Castro, Associate, Alberto Monteiro, Associate, Samer Maalouli, Lawyer, and Fernanda Lins Nemer, Lawyer.

Frignani Sociedade de Advogados advised Sabará with a team led by Partner José Rafael Pardini Júnior.

Involved fees earner: José Rafael Pardini Júnior – Frignani Sociedade de Advogados; Renata Fialho de Oliveira – Veirano Advogados; Fernanda Lins Nemer – Veirano Advogados; Samer Maalouli – Veirano Advogados; Alberto Monteiro – Veirano Advogados; Fernão Henrique Pio Rocha Moura de Castro – Veirano Advogados; Filipe Scherer Oliveira – Veirano Advogados;

Law Firms: Frignani Sociedade de Advogados; Veirano Advogados;

Clients: Clariant AG; Grupo Sabará;