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Louis Dreyfus Announces Minority Shareholder Buyout

By Steve Wynne-Jones
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Agricultural merchant Louis Dreyfus Company Holdings (LDCH) has announced the buyout of minority stakes in the business by Margarita Louis-Dreyfus, the company’s chairman and largest shareholder.

With the buyout, Margarita Louis-Dreyfus now owns 96.2% of the company, via her family foundation, Akira.

Exciting Chapter

The buy-out turns a page in the Group's history to a new and exciting chapter,” she said. 

“I am extremely grateful for the incredible heritage that is ours today. With a stable ownership structure in place, a clear strategy for our next growth phase and a strong management team, we are well positioned to write our next chapter and fulfill our purpose to create fair and sustainable value for the long term.”

Netherlands-based LDCH is a global merchant and processor of agricultural goods.

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