October 2020 poultry, feed industry mergers and acquisitions

Find out about merger and acquisition activity in the poultry and animal feed industries in October 2020.

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Find out about merger and acquisition activity in the poultry and animal feed industries in October 2020.

CPF shareholders OK purchase of Chinese swine business

Charoen Pokphand Foods PLC (CPF) has received the endorsement from 99% of its minor shareholders to proceed with the acquisition of a swine business in China.

Pilgrim's Pride considering growth through acquisitions

Pilgrim’s Pride CEO Fabio Sandri told analysts that the company was considering more acquisitions as part of its growth strategy.

Sanderson Farms rejects takeover bid

Sanderson Farms said it received an unsolicited offer to be acquired by Durational Capital Management for a price of $142 per share -- an offer it declined.

BAADER and Skaginn 3X join forces

BAADER and SKAGI?NN 3X are pleased to announce that they will be joining forces in 2021.

ForFarmers acquires poultry feed firm De Hoop Mengvoeders

ForFarmers has acquired Dutch poultry feed company De Hoop Mengvoeders, in a deal it says will allow it to focus on feed quality and advice for poultry farmers.

Finland’s Atria acquires Domretor Oy

Finnish meat and poultry company Atria has acquired the entire share capital of Domretor Oy, a contract manufacturer in the food industry located in Kauhava, Finland.

Plukon finalizes acquisition of Cuparius Food Group

Plukon Food Group, the largest poultry company in the Netherlands, finalized its acquisition of Cuparius Food Group (CFG), based in Nijkerk, the Netherlands.

2 Sisters Food Group selling 2 Fox’s Biscuits plants

2 Sisters Food Group has entered into an agreement to sell part of its Fox’s Biscuits business to a Ferrero-related company for GBP246 million (US$319 million).

TREIF acquisition closes

Marel acquires TREIF, the German food cutting technology provider.

Danish Agro to acquire Himmerlands Grovvarer

Danish Agro will acquire Jutland, Denmark-based agribusiness company Himmerlands Grovvarer, Danish Agro said in a press release. The agreement is contingent upon the approval of the Danish competition authorities.

Weaver Eggs, Rose Acre Farms purchase Opal Foods

The change in ownership is not expected to have any substantial impact on day-to-day company functions or employees.

VDL Groep acquires Jansen Poultry Equipment

VDL Groep, headquartered in Eindhoven, Netherlands, has taken ownership of Jansen Poultry Equipment (JPE).

ADP Direct Poultry acquires Cami International

ADP Direct Poultry acquired Cami International Poultry Ltd, effective October 1, 2020.

Royal DSM completes acquisition of Biomin, Romer Labs

Royal DSM has completed its acquisition of Erber Group’s Biomin and Romer Labs for an enterprise value of EUR980 million (US$1.1 billion), the companies announced on October 2.

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