The UK Food & Beverage Industry: Quarterly M&A Review Q1 2013

Gambit Corporate Finance LLP is pleased to announce the release of its Food & Beverage M&A Market Review for Q1 2013.

UK Food & Beverage M&A Overview
Announced deal volumes in Q1 2013 were slightly up on that of Q4 2012, rising from 39 deals to 42 deals. The second quarterly increase in a row…. 

Feature: The Rising Importance of Food Provenance
Once again the glare of publicity has been put on the sourcing of food, principally the way in which meat from overseas enters the UK market.  The impact of the recent emergence and escalation of the horse meat scandal across Europe, promptly reached the shores of the British Isles. With consumers’ attitudes towards ready meals and associated brands severely affected…. 

Digesting the Heinz Deal
The month of February saw the largest food deal in history taking place with the privatisation of H.J. Heinz Co., one of the top five key players in the international food industry…… 

Valuation Parameters
Average EV/EBITDA multiples for both food and beverage manufacturers monitored by Gambit have seen an increase on all of the previous four quarters…..

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