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John Layburn

Associated Partner

Layburn has 25 years of investments, venture capital and financial services experience with a focus on aquaculture, agriculture and consumer/industrial sectors. He has held roles at PwC, Agria Corp, EY and founded firms like Alune and Dalos. Layburn has worked extensively across Indonesia, having executed investments, joint ventures and M&A transactions in food and agribusiness. He holds an MA from the University of Oxford.

Notable Transactions
  • Sale of Alune Aqua Acquisition of Kappa by Dongfeng

  • Acquisition of PGG Wrightson by Agria

  • $125m Debt facility for PGG Wrightson acquisition

  • Sale of SJ Kidman Beef

  • Acquisition of 3 corn seed companies

  • Sale of Mill House Inns to HBoS

  • Acquisition of  Blubeckers by The Restaurant Group

  • PTP of Elridge Pope

  • Sale of 12 Bacardi brands by Pernod and Diageo

Past & Current Boards

PGG Wrightson

Alune Aqua

John Layburn

(65) 8835 7752


MA, Oxford, University


Aquaculture, Tech



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