51 acquisitions in September

Original article published by Beverage Blog - Tuesday 10 October 2017

September saw a total of 51 transactions recorded on the bevblog.net mergers and acquisitions database.

7 involved sums of $500 million or more and 3 of these exceeded $1,000 million:

• €2,500 million for Mexico’s Femsa to sell a 5.24% stake in the Dutch brewer Heineken

• $1,500 million for Post Holdings to buy the Bob Evans Farms meat business in the United States

• £1,000 million for US based Pilgrim’s Pride to take control of UK based Moy Park from Brazil’s JBS, also in meat.

Of the 51 total, 10 were in ingredients, 7 in alcohol, 6 in meat, 5 in packaging, 4 in soft drinks and 3 each in dairy and snacks. There was also 1 in insects.

23 deals involved the United States, 10 the United Kingdom, 5 Switzerland (all purchases), 4 Australia, 4 Canada (all local) and 3 apiece Belgium, Germany, Italy and Sweden.

23 countries featured, with 20 inside national boundaries and 31 international.



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