Food & Beverage Q4 2011 M&A Market Review

Gambit Corporate Finance LLP is pleased to announce the release of its Food & Beverage M&A Market Review for Q4 2011.

UK Food & Beverage M&A Overview
Although M&A volumes remain way off pre-recession levels, there are still a good number of transactions taking place despite the current economic climate. Good businesses are still attracting good valuations… 

Feature: 2012: What Will It Bring?
Pricing pressures and input price inflation squeezing margins, changing consumer preferences, continued power of the major food multiples, are a few that are likely to stay with the industry for some time to come. The ability of businesses to identify the challenges and opportunities and respond appropriately to these will impact on their success in the short and long term… 

Valuation Parameters
EV/EBITDA valuations were consistent throughout 2011. Q4 saw a slight reduction from the 2011 highs seen in Q2. Investor confidence appears to remain strong within the sector with branded manufacturers' ratings being 40%+ more than non-branded manufacturers… 

Current Opportunities
Gambit Corporate Finance LLP currently has clients seeking M&A opportunities across many food and beverage sub-sectors. To find out more about our current mandates across the network…

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