Find out about merger and acquisition activity in the poultry and animal feed industries in August.

Tyson Foods to buy stake in Brazil’s Grupo Vibra

As part of its global growth strategy, Tyson Foods reached an agreement to invest in the foods division of Grupo Vibra (Vibra Foods), a Brazilian producer and exporter of poultry products. Once completed, the deal will give Tyson Foods more flexibility in serving customers in key global markets.


CEI Equipment buys feed transportation arm of Warren

CEI Equipment Co. LLC, a subsidiary of R.C. Tway Co. LLC (dba Kentucky Trailer) and a provider of animal feed transportation equipment, has acquired substantially all of the feed transportation assets of Warren Manufacturing Inc.


Pilgrim’s Pride to buy Tulip Limited from Danish Crown

Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation has signed a contract to acquire Tulip Limited, a leading, integrated prepared foods supplier with 12 fresh and value-added operations in the United Kingdom (UK), from Danish Crown.



Elanco to acquire Bayer’s animal health business

Elanco Animal Health has entered into an agreement with Bayer AG to acquire its animal health business in a transaction valued at US$7.6 billion.


Pestell acquires Pro‐Ag Products, Verus Animal Nutrition

Pestell Group has acquired Pro‐Ag Products and Verus Animal Nutrition through its Pestell Minerals & Ingredients (PMI) business unit.


Perdue AgriBusiness purchases Hart AgStrong assets

Perdue AgriBusiness has purchased the assets of Hart AgStrong (AgStrong) for an undisclosed amount. The deal was closed on August 5.