Mergers Archive

Food & Beverage Industry: Mid-year Review and M&A Outlook

Move towards normalcy The first half of 2021 was characterized by continued resilience within the food, beverage and agribusiness (FB&A) industry, following a period of uncertainty through much of 2020. With more visibility on health …

M&A, IPO Activity Picking Up Pace

Acquisitions and IPOs seem to be gaining momentum heading into the summer. Here’s a look at notable business moves in the food industry in recent days: PILGRIM’S PRIDE TO ACQUIRE KERRY CONSUMER FOODS Pilgrim’s Pride …

McCormick Enters New Year on Acquisition Spree

McCormick & Company, which manufactures spices, seasoning mixes, and more for a large swath of the food industry, has worked feverishly in recent months to strengthen and diversify its business through strategic acquisitions. In particular, …

Post Holdings Diversifies Portfolio with Acquisitions

After missing analyst forecasts in its fourth quarter earnings report, Post Holdings has made acquisitions to diversify its portfolio. The company reported net sales of $1.4 billion—a decrease of 2.2% over the last year and …

Walmart Continues to Advance its Businesses During the Pandemic

Walmart has made several business moves recently that involve a delivery acquisition and a COVID-19 testing-related investment. Walmart acquired select assets of JoyRun in a bid to incorporate its peer-to-peer food and drink delivery service …

Mars to Acquire KIND North America

Mars Inc. has agreed to acquire KIND North America. The companies have partnered over the last three years to bring KIND into new geographies and categories. As a result, KIND has expanded into more than …