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Case 201020116 – Aquila AgrarINVEST Investitions GmbH, D/S Neuseeland Milchfarm Investitions GmbH and Alceda Star S.A.

Case 201020116 – Aquila AgrarINVEST Investitions GmbH, D/S Neuseeland Milchfarm Investitions GmbH and Alceda Star S.A.

An overseas investment in sensitive land, being the Applicants acquisition of rights or interests in up to 100.0% of the units of Ota Dairies Limited Partnership which owns or controls a freehold interest in 283.7139 hectares of land at 225 & 245 Homestead Road & 256 Hilda Road, Edendale, Southland.

Aquila AgrarINVEST Investitions GmbH, D/S Neuseeland Milchfarm Investitions GmbH and Alceda Star S.A.

Neil Finlay McNab & Brian Carl Madsen, New Zealand (49.0%)

Matthew Ivor Richards, Bruce Charles Ellis and Vanessa Jane Richards, New Zealand (48.02%)

Ota Creek Farm is currently used as a dairy farm. Ota Dairies Limited Partnership proposes to continue the existing dairy farm operation. The Partnership proposes to improve the farms productive capacity by constructing a new cow shed and by changing management practices which will see improved milk solid production per cow.

The Aquila Group seeks to create value for its investors by identifying farms that are below peak market prices, or are not being well farmed or managed, or are capable of expansion or growth, with the potential to increase profitability, production growth and improved management. The Applicant states that it is interested in a genuine return on its investments by adding value through additional capital expenditure, sound farming practices and good management.

The overseas investment transaction has satisfied the criteria in section 16 of the Overseas Investment Act 2005. The substantial and identifiable benefit to New Zealand criteria were satisfied by particular reference to the following factors:

17(2)(a)(iv) Added market competition/productivity

17(2)(a)(v) Additional investment for development purposes

17(2)(a)(vi) Increased processing of primary products

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