Find out about merger and acquisition activity in the poultry and animal feed industries in October 2021.
West Liberty Foods sells Liberty Cold Storage
Vertical Cold Storage, a developer and operator of temperature-controlled distribution centers sponsored by real estate asset manager Platform Ventures, is acquiring Liberty Cold Storage from West Liberty Foods. The terms of the transaction are not public.
WEDA takes over Danish housing equipment supplier W. Domino
WEDA Dammann & Westerkamp, the German specialist for pig husbandry, barn equipment, feeding and air conditioning technology, has taken over the Danish company W. Domino A/S.
Sanderson deal gains regulatory approval in China, Mexico
The proposed sale of Sanderson Farms has received approval from antitrust regulators in China and Mexico, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Leading poultry groups acquire Capestone, Banham Poultry
During the past week, two unrelated takeovers involving chicken producers in the U.K. have been announced.
Wayne Farms completes sale of Laurel poultry complex
Sale of complex to Amick Farms called a ‘key milestone’ toward completing merger of Wayne Farms and Sanderson Farms
Shareholders approve proposed Sanderson Farms sale
The planned sale of Sanderson Farms moved one step closer to completion as Sanderson Farms stockholders voted in approval the agreement in which Cargill and Continental Grain, through a joint venture, would acquire Sanderson Farms and merge it with Wayne Farms.
Bunting acquires MagDev
Bunting has acquired MagDev Ltd, a U.K.-based magnet and magnetic assembly manufacturer.
JBS’ Swift Prepared Foods to buy Sunnyvalley Smoked Meats
JBS, through its subsidiary Swift Prepared Foods, has reached an agreement to acquire California-based Sunnyvalley Smoked Meats for $90 million.
Wayne Farms to sell Laurel poultry complex to Amick Farms
Amick Farms has agreed to acquire Wayne Farms’ poultry complex in Laurel, Mississippi.