Mergers & acquisitions: Latest news and analysis articles
Nestle appointed Ulf Mark Schneider, currently CEO of healthcare company Fresenius, as its chief executive officer last month. just-food tak...
The UK’s vote to leave the EU on 23 June triggered immediate political and economic uncertainty and has long-term implications for UK food m...
Danone announced a deal to acquire WhiteWave Foods this morning (7 July) in a move that values the Alpro maker at around US$12.5bn. The larg...
Hershey turned down a takeover approach from Mondelez International last week (30 June). At US$107 per share, the cash-and-shares offer valu...
European natural and organic food group Wessanen entered into an agreement to acquire UK gluten-free baker Mrs Crimble's last week. Patrick Cairns, CEO of Wessanen UK, speaks to just-food about the group's plans to accelerate growth at the business.
Nestle's local business model enables it to weather challenges presented by events such as Brexit or the Russian trade embargo, Luis Cantarell, the head of the group's operations across Europe, the Middle East and north Africa, tells just-food. However, following a period of portfolio pruning, the Swiss company must also actively manage its global businesses to focus on areas of growth, Cantarell reveals.
French agricultural and food processing group Agrial is to acquire the country's Toque et Fruits fruit firm for an undisclosed sum.
France's Lactalis group today (28 July) declined to comment on reports in the Romanian media it had offered RON342m (US$85m) to buy up the remaining shares in its majority-owned Romanian dairy group Albalact.
A second activist investor, West Face Capital, is reportedly adding to pressure from Tourbillon Capital Partners for SunOpta to sell its business.
Swiss dairy and infant nutrition business Hochdorf has is in talks aimed at the eventual takeover of local infant formula manufacturer Pharmalys Laboratories.
Sunrise Strategic Partners, the US investment vehicle set up by former Boulder Brands CEO Steve Hughes, has taken a minority stake in Utah-based Kodiak Cakes.
Scottish-based Fine Food Holdings has acquired two specialist food companies in a double acquisition valued at GBP1.5m (US$1.9m)
Rabobank's annual league table of the world's largest dairy companies has been released - and the data underlines what a challenging market it has been in recent months.
Market speculation over a possible takeover of Kellogg surfaced this week, with the snacks-to-cereal maker linked to both Kraft Heinz and Coca Cola Co.
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