Sector experience: Consumer goods & services 

Origin has a strong track record of successfully completing transactions in consumer goods & services, as well as team members with senior management experience with leading industry participants.

This senior industry experience allows us to put ourselves into the shoes of our clients and balances our transactional experience.

In consumer goods & services, Origin has advised many companies including the following:

On the divestment of All Homes to Fairfax Media

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Divestment of All Homes to Fairfax Media

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Divestment of Apex Laboratories to Dechra Pharmaceuticals

Divestment of Apex Laboratories to Dechra Pharmaceuticals

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Divestment of Natural Instinct to Mentholatum

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Divestment of Global Therapeutics to McPhersons


Divestment of Bodytrim to Vitaco

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Joint acquisition of Integro Foods from Goodman Fielder

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Divestment of Mambo to Blacks in Europe and a private equity syndicate for the rest of the world

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Divestment of Brands United to Pacific Brands

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Divestment of its Lovable and Davenport Underwear Wholesale Business to Bendon

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Divestment of its chilled distribution business to Fonterra

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Acquisition of Norco Pauls Joint Venture from Parmalat


Divestment of Oakwood to Sabco


Divestment of Oxo to Manassen Foods

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A$105m acquisition & refinancing debt facility with ANZ

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Acquisition of White King and Janola from Sara Lee


Acquisition of BioMedica Nutraceuticals

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Divestment of Ostelin to Sanofi

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Divestment of its manual dish wash detergent business to PZ Cussons

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Divestment of a health & personal care business to Valeant Pharmaceuticals

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Long-term licence for Hobby Warehouse to sell toy and baby products under the Toys R Us and Babies R Us brands in Australia and New Zealand


Outsourcing of supply for Flora margarine & divestment of non-retail edible oils business to Peerless

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Divestment of Chicken Tonight, Five Brothers and Raguletto Australia and New Zealand wet sauce business to Symington’s


Divestment of Unilodge to Meridien Group


Merger with Cordell Jigsaw Productions