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M&A Watch – Could Cloetta be takeover target?

With a new CEO at Cloetta, the European confectioner has already faced questions about its possible acquisition targets. However, Stefan Kirk, just-food M&A columnist and advisor at Glenboden, believes the company could itself be on...

On the money: Steady as she goes at Cloetta

On the money: Steady as she goes at Cloetta

As the dust settles after Cloetta's merger with Leaf, the company does face a battle eking out growth in its key markets. However, it has set its sights on small, bolt-on deals in niche categories, rather than pushing the boat out and setting sail for growth in emerging markets.

SWEDEN: Merger, commodity costs hit Cloetta results

Swedish confectioner Cloetta has today (24 August) reported higher half-year losses, hit by higher commodity costs but also its merger with rival Leaf International. Cloetta booked a loss of SEK241m…

SWEDEN: Confectioners Cloetta, Leaf complete merger

Sweden-based confectioners Cloetta and Leaf International have completed their merger, which will create a company generating annual sales of SEK5.7bn (US$843.5m). The new group, which will keep the name Cloetta,…

SWEDEN: Cloetta reports 41% fall in profits

Swedish confectioner Cloetta suffered a loss in the first fourth months of its fiscal year as a result of lower sales and increased marketing expenditure. Cloetta, which is planning to…