Investments Archive

Plant-Based Investments Heating Up

Investments into the plant-based meat industry have risen rapidly of late, with the industry raising over $1.4 billion in 2020 alone, according to a report from IDTechEx. The industry is optimistic that these trends will continue into …

Report: U.S. Economy Up 6.4% in Q1

The U.S. economy grew at a 6.4% rate in the first three months of the year, The Associated Press reported Thursday. The gains are setting the stage for what economists are forecasting could be the …

Continued Private Equity Investments in Restaurants

Dunkin’ Brands is in talks to sell itself to private equity-backed Inspire Brands, reported The New York Times (Oct. 25). The deal would take Dunkin’ Brands private at a price of $106.50 a share, according …

Investments in Cold Storage Grow During Pandemic

Cohen & Steers invested approximately $100 million in Lineage Logistics, a temperature-controlled logistics solutions company. The firm made the investment on behalf of several mutual funds with the belief that the market is in the …

Food Industry Attracts Major Investments

Several notable food business investments occurred the last few weeks. Some of the more interesting ventures involve Apeel Sciences, Slice, and Albertsons Cos.—all of which will impact the industry in their own way. Apeel Sciences …