Compass’ transaction experience illustrates the diversity of the Firm’s experience and highlights its expertise in advising on complex cross-border transactions requiring creativity, insight, persistence, and finesse. Below are some case studies that provide more extensive detail on select transactions.
ChemChina’s Acquisition of Makhteshim Agan
Compass served as exclusive financial advisor to the China National Chemical Corporation in its agreement to acquire a 60% controlling stake in Makteshim Agan Industries of Israel. At an enterprise value of $3.4 billion, the transaction is one of the largest ever in the agrochemicals sector, the largest cross-border acquisition of an Israeli company, and one of the largest cross-border acquisitions by a Chinese State-Owned Enterprise in the past five years.
Sydney & London
Compass served as exclusive financial advisor to Sydney & London, a UK real estate company, on forming a strategic cross-border joint venture with the US-based Related Companies. Encompassing over 6 million square feet and £5 billion, this is the largest prospective mixed-use development in London and one of the largest in Europe.