Tokyo, Japan, 22 November 2018 – Baker McKenzie has assisted Fuji Oil Holding, Inc., a global leader in oil and fat ingredients serving the food industry, on its acquisition of Blommer Chocolate Company. Blommer Chocolate Company is the largest ingredient chocolate manufacturer in North America and the third largest worldwide.
The Firm’s team was led by Jeremy White, a partner in the Corporate/M&A Practice Group in Tokyo. He was strongly supported by senior associate Seiji Tomimoto, associate Olivia Nomura, and associates Nicole Puza (Chicago Office), Cathy Qi (Toronto Office), Andrew Lu (Shanghai Office), as well as partners Akifusa Takada (Tokyo Office) and Craig Roeder (Chicago office), as well as many others worldwide across the Baker McKenzie network (including Hong Kong , New York, and Washington, DC).
Baker McKenzie’s lead partner on the transaction, Jeremy White, commented: “We are very grateful to have assisted our client on this highly dynamic transaction involving Baker McKenzie globally”.