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Waterfront has advised Barrie Bain, Vivien Bright and Terry Philips, the founders of Fertecon, in relation to the sale of the company to Informa, a multinational publishing and events company, for an undisclosed sum. Fertecon was founded in 1978 and is a leading provider of market information and analysis on fertilizers and fertilizer raw materials.

The Waterfront team advising on this transaction was led by Matt Cunningham with support from Phillipa Hobbins, Anthony Purvis Jean-Marc Pettigrew and Francesca Badowska.

Fusion Corporate Partners provided corporate finance advice to the sellers. Creaseys provided tax advice to the sellers.

Shoosmiths provided legal advice to the buyer.

Barrie Bain said: “Waterfront guided us through the complex procedure and provided a professional, friendly service. At every stage they explained complex legal matters in clear, understandable terms.”

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