Ropes & Gray Advises American Industrial Partners on its Acquisition of Aker Biomarine’s Feed Ingredients Business

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July 10, 2024

Ropes & Gray has advised American Industrial Partners ("AIP") on its acquisition of an ownership position in Aker BioMarine's Feed Ingredients segment ("Feed Ingredients"). Feed Ingredients will be held by a newly established company which will be owned 60% by AIP and 40% by Aker ASA (via its wholly owned subsidiary Aker Capital AS). The business is the world's only industrial-scale krill harvester and brings a natural, sustainable, and health-promoting source of nutrients into both animal and human nutrition.

The Ropes & Gray team was led by private equity partner Victoria McGrath with support from private equity associate Sam Wolfe-Murray. Additional support was provided by ESG partner Michael Littenberg and associate Peter Witschi, finance partner Alex Robb and tax partner Chris Agnoli.