Quarterly M&A Market Review Food and Beverage Q2 2014

Gambit Corporate Finance LLP is pleased to announce the publication of its latest Food & Beverage M&A market review for Q2 2014.

Highlights from this quarter's review:

Macro Outlook
In August the Bank of England upgraded its growth forecast for 2014 from 3.4% to 3.5% and for next year from 2.9% to 3.0%. The Bank expects the robust economic recovery……..

Public Comparables
Amongst the food and beverage companies monitored by Gambit, average EV/EBITDA valuation multiples have increased noticeably post-recession in all areas other than…….

M&A Market Review 
Overall deal volumes fell by 15% in Q2 compared with the first quarter of 2014. However, there was a significant increase in average deal value in Q2 compared with……..

Commodity Prices 
With the exception of a few commodities, most notably meat, agricultural prices continued to fall due to favourable supply prospects. There was a 10% decrease in…….

Feature Article: Like Eggs in a Vice
Ed Garner, Director at Kantar Worldpanel, addresses the issue of the mounting pressure on the mainstream grocery retailers……

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