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Briefing: 2015 preview: How to get better deal for main-street M&A sellers in 2015

Briefing: 2015 preview: How to get better deal for main-street M&A sellers in 2015

Upward pressure is continuing in food industry M&A transactions, as demonstrated by some large public deals in 2014. However that has not fed through to smaller, non-public deals, which make up the bulk of M&A deals. Stefan Kirk draws attention to one potential driver of higher-equity values, and thus higher transaction volume, in so-called main-street M&A - changes in valuation methodology, forced over the line by long-term low interest rates.

Mizkan brings Branston chutneys to UK

Japanese food producer Mizkan has introduced a line of chutneys under the Branston brand in the UK. The chutneys, available in caramelised onion and Mediterranean tomato are initially available in…

Comment: Multinationals face local challenge in BRICs

Food companies in developed markets are increasingly looking to cash in on the potential offered by high-growth emerging markets. But as data published by just-food in partnership with Kantar Worldpanel…

US: Mizkan buys Unilever’s Ragu, Bertolli brands

Japanese condiments maker Mizkan Group has agreed to acquire Unilever's Ragu and Bertolli sauce brands in North America. Mizkan will pay a cash consideration of US$2.15bn for the brands, which…