41 acquisitions in February

Original article published by Beverage Blog - Tuesday 07 March 2017

February added 41 food and drink transactions to the bevblog.net global mergers and acquisitions database. 4 involved sums over $500 million:

• $17,900 million for UK based Reckitt Benckiser to buy US infant nutrition business Mead Johnson.

• $6,970 million combined sales from the dairy fusion of Japan’s Morinaga & Co with Morinaga Milk.

• €664 million for Dutch based Heineken to purchase Japanese Kirin’s beer operations in Brazil.

• $640 million for UK based RPC to win US based Letica in packaging.

Among the 41 total, 8 were in dairy followed by 5 each in alcohol, ingredients, packaging and soft drinks.

24 countries featured, led by the United States on 21, then the United Kingdom on 6, the Netherlands on 4 and Japan on 3.

21 were within national borders, including 14 in the United States.



Go back

Contact us

  • Forename
  • Surname
  • Telephone
  • Email
  • Company
  • Your message
  • How did you hear about Zenith Global?
  • Please specify how if 'Other'

Please leave us a message and we will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

Zenith Global Ltd
7 Kingsmead Square
United Kingdom
UK tel: +44 (0) 1225 327900
US tel: +1 (404) 372-2758

Like most other business websites, we use ‘cookies’ to track usage and enhance website functionality. You are welcome to opt out or give your consent by continuing without changing this setting.

Change settings Continue

Find out more about Cookies