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Business Development, Mergers and Acquisitions team members work closely with our business platforms and regions to establish opportunities for expansion through investments.

They promote the investment capabilities of Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) and our range of activities to existing and potential partners, and also play a role representing our business to industry players.

They support potential mergers and acquisitions activity and help structure new business transactions, working closely with our business leaders and financial and legal teams.

Areas of opportunity

  • Execution of the Group’s business plan in terms of CAPEX deployment, including origination, structuring and negotiation of transactions.
  • Building relationships with partners and customers and working with them to create new business opportunities.
  • Developing new geographies and assessing the opportunities they provide to grow the business.
  • Sourcing new assets that will increase our market presence and help us protect commodity flows.
  • Internal evaluation of investment opportunities to determine the benefits they will bring to LDC.

Is this the career for you?

  • You are energetic, and motivated to understand our business and the world of commodities in depth.
  • You are able to recognize what affects supply and demand and the impact of our customers and partners’ decisions.
  • You are very analytical, and able to determine the real potential of new assets and partnerships for our business.
  • You have a strategic mind capable of thinking long-term and planning for new opportunities.
  • You have the technical skills necessary to evaluate investment opportunities and value target companies and assets.
  • You are confident and decisive to act on opportunities quickly.
  • You are considered and insightful, and therefore able to project the consequences of a new development.
  • You are able to understand complex financial, risk, sustainability, and compliance issues.
  • You are aware of relevant issues in each country and market of operation.
  • You are able to work closely with internal and external stakeholders to deliver on transactions.

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods, leveraging its global reach and extensive asset network to deliver for its customers around the world - safely, responsibly and reliably. Today we help to feed and clothe some 500 million people, originating, processing and transporting approximately 81 million tons of commodities annually.

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