Investors back Chinese takeover of pork giant Smithfield

US: Smithfield shareholders back sale to China’s Shuanghui

Shareholders in Smithfield Foods today (24 September) voted in favour of the sale of the world's largest pork processor to…

US: Activist fund Starboard Value to back Smithfield takeover

Hedge fund Starboard Value, which has criticised the sale of Smithfield Foods to China's Shuanghui International, said today (20 September)…

US: ISS urges shareholders to back Smithfield takeover

The board of US proxy advisory firm, Institutional Shareholder Services, says shareholders should approve the sale of pork group Smithfield…

US: Starboard fund: Rival suitors could offer more for Smithfield

Hedge fund Starboard Value, an investor in Smithfield Foods critical of its planned sale to China's Shanghui International, has claimed…

US: Smithfield investor claims Shuanghui offer “undervalues” pork group

Investment firm Starboard Value, which holds a 5.7% stake in Smithfield Foods, has suggested the proposed takeover of the US…

US: Continental Grain backs Smithfield Foods takeover

Smithfield Foods' shareholder Continental Grain, which has been a vocal critic of the US pork group's recent performance, has backed…

UPDATE: US: Smithfield: Chinese ownership to benefit US pork sector

The sale of US pork producer, Smithfield Foods, to China's largest pork processor, Shuanghui International, will help open the Chinese…

CHINA/US: Meat giant Smithfield agrees to Shuanghui takeover

US meat processor Smithfield Foods has accepted a US$7.1bn takeover bid from China's biggest pork producer, Shuanghui International. Under the…