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KKR, CDH, Modern Dairy Form JV to Build Large Scale Farms in Shandong Province

KKR, CDH and Modern Dairy announced Monday the formation of a new joint
venture designed to deliver premium raw milk to Chinese consumers. Under
the terms of the agreement, KKR, CDH and Modern Dairy will invest US$140
million over the next 18 months to build two new large-scale dairy farms
in China.

KKR and CDH have previously invested in Modern Dairy in 2008. Since
then, Modern Dairy has grown its herd from 24,000 dairy cows and three
farms to approximately 180,000 dairy cows and 22 farms. In 2010, Modern
Dairy completed an IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

“The growing demand for premium dairy products is driving strong demand
for high

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