Lavoro to Become Publicly Traded Through Business Combination With TPB Acquisition Corporation I

San Francisco and São Paulo September 20, 2022 – Cooley advised TPB Acquisition Corporation I, a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by The Production Board, in its business combination agreement that will result in Lavoro Limited, a leading agricultural inputs retailer in Latin America, becoming a US publicly listed company with an implied initial enterprise value of approximately $1.2 billion. Lawyers Garth Osterman, Rachel Proffitt, Peter Byrne, Kristin VanderPas, Michelle Peleg, Sarah Curry, Jesse Schulman, Wesley Dietrich, Wilber Barillas, Yoana Setzer, Dana Yeo and Sue Anna Yeh led the Cooley team.

Founded by David Friedberg, The Production Board is a venture foundry and investment holding company established to solve the most fundamental problems that affect our planet by reimagining global systems of production across food, agriculture, biomanufacturing, human health and the broader life sciences. The company builds businesses based on emerging scientific discoveries, partners with exceptional talent, and provides them with the capital, infrastructure and market insights needed to deliver meaningful improvement in the cost, energy, time or carbon footprint of conventional systems.

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Related Contacts
Garth Angelo Osterman  Partner San Francisco
Rachel Proffitt  Partner San Francisco
Peter Byrne  Partner New York
Kristin VanderPas  Partner San Francisco
Michelle Peleg  Associate San Francisco
Sarah Curry  Associate New York
Jesse Schulman  Associate Washington, DC
Wesley Dietrich  Associate Washington, DC
Wilber A. Barillas  Associate Boston
Yoana Setzer  Associate New York
Aaron Pomeroy  Partner Colorado
Todd Gluth  Partner San Diego
Calvin Lee  Associate New York
Rick Jantz  Associate Los Angeles – Santa Monica, Los Angeles – Downtown
Jill Simon  Senior Paralegal New York