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M&A Watch: Emmi shareholders should consider sale

The recent sale of Italian unit Trentinalatte confirms growth through acquisition is not something Emmi is always successful at. Would, Stef...

Comment: Eyes on Saputo as Bega shows WCB hand

Two of the bidders for Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory have this week made fresh offers for the Australian dairy. The focus now moves...

Deal or no deal: WCB contenders slog it out

The battle to acquire Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory has evolved into a complex series of tactical manoeuvres that could make Sun Tzu...

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Saputo's Warrnambool to buy Lion's cheese arm 2 Mar 2015

Katy Askew

Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory - the Australian arm of Canadian dairy group Saputo - has struck a deal to acquire the everyday cheese business of Lion Pty Ltd for approximately A$137.5m (US$107.1m).


Lion looks to future despite dairy challenges 12 Feb 2015

Dean Best

Lion saw volumes from its dairy and juice arm drop more than 7% in the year to the end of September but the Australian dairy group said it was making progress in attempting to turn the business around.


Lion dairy, soft drinks sales still under pressure 6 Aug 2014

Dean Best

Australian group Lion continues to see sales from its dairy and soft drinks division come under pressure, with volumes down over 3% in the first half of its financial year.


Saputo closes WCB pursuit with 88% stake 13 Feb 2014

Dean Best

Saputo's takeover offer for Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory has closed, with the Canadian dairy giant holding just shy of 88% of the Australian processor.


Lion books dairy write-down, warns of "headwinds" 13 Feb 2014

Dean Best

Australian group Lion has booked an impairment charge of A$338.8m on its dairy business, which it warned faced "considerable headwinds".

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The Future of the Dairy Food Market in Chile to 2017: Market Size, Distribution and Brand Share, Key Events and Competitive Landscape

The Future of the Dairy Food Market in Chile to 2017: Market

"The Future of the Dairy Food Market in Chile to 2017: Market Size, Distribution and Brand Share, Key Events and Competitive Landscape" is the result of Canadean’s extensive market and company researc...

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The Future of the Dairy Food Market in Egypt to 2017: Market Size, Distribution and Brand Share, Key Events and Competitive Landscape

The Future of the Dairy Food Market in Egypt to 2017: Market

"The Future of the Dairy Food Market in Egypt to 2017: Market Size, Distribution and Brand Share, Key Events and Competitive Landscape" is the result of Canadean’s extensive market and company researc...

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The Future of the Dairy Food Market in Japan to 2017: Market Size, Distribution and Brand Share, Key Events and Competitive Landscape

The Future of the Dairy Food Market in Japan to 2017: Market

"The Future of the Dairy Food Market in Japan to 2017: Market Size, Distribution and Brand Share, Key Events and Competitive Landscape" is the result of Canadean’s extensive market and company researc...

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