The UK Food & Beverage Industry: Quarterly M&A Review Q2 2013

Gambit Corporate Finance LLP is pleased to announce the release of the Summer edition of our quarterly food and beverage review, "Food Supplement".

UK Food & Beverage M&A Overview
There was a significant amount of private equity activity in the quarter, most notably the purchase of R&R Ice Cream by PAI Partners for a reported £716 million from Oaktree Capital. During the quarter there were three other transactions involving private equity acquirers…..

Hot Topic: Food Labelling Changes
The UK Government recently launched its nutrition labelling scheme which will appear on front of pack. The new labelling will use a combination of colour coding and nutritional information to clearly show the levels of fat, saturated fat, sugar and salts. It is designed to give the consumers much clearer guidance on the nutritional content of food products. The UK Government claims it will reduce the confusion that the consumer has been facing because of the myriad of labelling systems currently in place…..

Food Brands Group sold to Löfbergs Lila
Gambit Corporate Finance LLP acted as lead adviser to the shareholders on the sale of Food Brands Group (Holdings) Limited to Swedish domiciled Löfbergs Lila AB. Food Brands’ shareholders included Electra Partners LLP and management…….

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