Benchmark International


When it comes to M&A, the food and beverage sector has seen some interesting activity in the first quarter of 2016. This follows a record breaking 2015 which notably saw H.J. Heinz Company merge with Kraft Foods Group in a deal which is expected to result in the company posting revenues of around $28 billion. We take a look at recent food and beverage M&A activity as well as some upcoming rumoured… Read More

Acquisition activity in the global food sector was hot during 2015 and is expected to remain strong in 2016.  Two such examples of acquisitions in the sector last year include the announcement of the megamerger between AB InBev and SABMiller at £71bn – a deal expected to be formally completed early this year – with AB InBev reportedly selling a number of bonds to finance the takeover. The second quarter of 2015… Read More