GrainCorp plans to demerge global malting business in portfolio review

AUSTRALIA – Australia’s grain and commodities supplier, GrainCorp has announced intentions to demerge its global malting business to form MaltCo to enable a more strategic focus on the division. The strategic portfolio review will see the creation of two separate businesses to create one of the world’s leading malting business and a stand-alone Australian-focused grains…

GrainCorp receives US$2.4b buyout offer from Long-Term Asset Partners

AUSTRALIA – GrainCorp, Australia’s leading grain and commodities trading company has received a US$2.4 billion buyout offer from Long-Term Asset Partners Pty Ltd (LTAP). The indicative offer involves control of 100% of the shares in GrainCorp for cash consideration of US$10.42 per share. According to GrainCorp Board, the proposal is subject to a number of…

GrainCorp profit falls 50% under prolonged drought in the eastern grain belt

AUSTRALIA -  Australia’s largest grain handler, GrainCorp has said annual net profit fell 50% to US$51.37 million as a result of dry conditions that hit production in eastern Australia during the last cropping season. The company reported continued positive performance from the Malt business and strong contributions from Bulk Liquid Terminals and Grains’ international grain…

Australia’s GrainCorp opens branch in Ukraine

UKRAINE - GrainCorp, the Australian grain and related commodities handler has opened a new company in Ukraine to provide its customers with agricultural raw materials, grains, seeds and animal feeds. In reference to data from the Ukrainian state registry, Reuters reported that the new firm, GrainCorp Ukraine Ltd, was registered on May 14 within the…