M&A Watch

M&A Watch

just-food presents the deal volumes in packaged food month by month.



September adds to M&A deals growth in first nine months of 2018 - data 10 Oct 2018

As company strategists look to M&A to gain an edge, just-food's index of deals in the international packaged food sector highlights the volume of deals being announced worldwide.


Food M&A volumes sizzle in July, pushing 2018 to high - data 7 Aug 2018

As company strategists look to M&A to gain an edge on their competition, just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the international packaged food sector highlights the volume of deals being announced.


Food industry M&A heats up in June leading to H1 high - data 10 Jul 2018

just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the international packaged food sector highlights the volume of deals being announced, as company strategists look to M&A to gain an edge on their competition. Here we present numbers for the first six months of 2018.


Food industry M&A volumes hold steady so far in 2018 - data 5 Jun 2018

just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the international packaged food sector highlights the volume of deals being announced, as company strategists look to M&A to gain an edge on their competition.


Food industry M&A eases in April versus Q1 - data 4 May 2018

just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the international packaged food sector highlights the volume of deals being announced, as company strategists look to M&A to gain an edge on their competition.


Food M&A dips in March but climbs in Q1 - data 9 Apr 2018

just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the international packaged food sector highlights the volume of deals being announced, as company strategists look to M&A to gain an edge on their competition.


February sees spike in food M&A - data 2 Mar 2018

just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the international packaged food sector highlights the volume of deals being announced, as company strategists look to M&A to gain an edge on their competition.


Food M&A volumes hit index high in January - data 7 Feb 2018

just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the international packaged food sector highlights the volume of deals being announced, as company strategists look to M&A to gain an edge on their competition.


Food M&A deals up 17% in 2017 - data 1 Feb 2018

just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the international packaged food sector highlights the volume of deals being announced, as company strategists look to M&A to gain an edge on their competition.


Food M&A volumes dip in December despite busy final week - data 11 Jan 2018

just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the international packaged food sector highlights the volume of deals being announced, as company strategists look to M&A to gain an edge on their competition.


Why - and how - 2018 promises to be buoyant year for M&A in food 10 Jan 2018

The final days of 2017 saw a flurry of transactions in the international food sector, bringing to an end an active year of deal-making. This year looks set to be another busy one for food-company strategists. Dean Best looks at what could lie ahead.


Where in central Europe could Orkla look next for M&A? - analysis 9 May 2016

After a series of disposals in central Europe over the last nine years, Orkla has recently snapped up a food maker in the Czech Republic. just-food M&A columnist Stefan Kirk looks at where in the region the Nordic food group could look next.


The potential M&A in niche dairy products in the UK 30 Mar 2016

just-food M&A columnist Stefan Kirk looks at the possible M&A candidates in more niche dairy categories in the UK - and suggests three potential targets.


Mondelez International's European cheese and grocery unit - weighing up possible interest in business behind Philadelphia 23 Feb 2016

With continued speculation over the future of Mondelez International's European cheese and grocery business, just-food's M&A columnist Stefan Kirk weighs up what kind of interest there could be in the asset, which features the Philadelphia brand.


just-food's three top tips for M&A deals in 2016 26 Jan 2016

just-food M&A columnist Stefan Kirk runs the rule over the potential deals that could be struck in the food industry in 2016 - and puts forward three companies that could be targets.


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