Mergers & acquisitions: Latest news and analysis articles
Japanese seasonings and frozen food manufacturer Ajinomoto is expanding its overseas footing. The company became the US's largest ethnic foo...
Thai Union Frozen Products has rolled out an ambitious growth plan of hitting US$8bn in sales by 2020. The seafood group has embarked on wha...
The over 25x EBITDA valuation in General Mills' recent acquisition of Annie's clears the path for Danone, a main rival in dairy, to pay top...
General Mills' move for Annie's has further fuelled the belief US natural and organic food companies, including Hain Celestial and WhiteWave...
Few food companies, if any, have been as acquisitive as Canadian dairy co-operative Agropur in recent quarters. And the group's M&A activity appears to have picked up since CEO Robert Coallier joined the business in 2012. In part two of the latest just-food interview, Coallier explains the reasons behind Agropur's appetite.
Acquisitive Canadian dairy co-op Agropur this month finalised its largest deal to date - its purchase of US cheese and dairy ingredients business Davisco Foods International. In part one of a two-part interview, Dean Best speaks to Agropur CEO Robert Coallier about the company's most recent transaction.
The private equity owners of United Biscuits, Blackstone Group and PAI partners, have reportedly appointed three banks to oversee a potential float of the McVitie's owner.
Thoresen Thai Agencies (TTA) has signaled its intention to diversify its business activities with the acquisition of a minority stake in Singapore-listed Sino Grandness Foods.
Croatian food processor Podravka has tabled a bid to take full-control of fish company Mirna.
Canadian investment fund Kilmer Van Nostrand Co. has acquired North American bakery company English Bay Batter.
Nestle has sold baby food brands Alete and Milasan to German investment firm BWK for an undisclosed sum.
Seaboard Corp. has agreed to sell 50% of processed meats division Daily's Premium Meats to US pork group Triumph Foods.
Five months after Cargill's rumoured interest to buy Archer Daniels Midland's cocoa and chocolate businesses came to nothing, the company today (2 September) announced a deal for part of the assets.
Tyson Foods has completed its US$8.55bn acquisition of Hillshire Brands, with shares in the Jimmy Dean sausage maker delisted before the market opened today (29 August) - and its CEO leaving the business.
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