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Mergers & Acquisitions

The latest animal agriculture mergers and acquisitions news.


Tyson Foods hungry for more acquisitions

CEO Tom Hayes says Tyson will continue to fuel its business both organically and inorganically
Tyson Foods has been busy with acquisitions during recent months, and the company’s CEO indicated that more could come.
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Olymel to acquire Pinty’s Delicious Foods

Transaction will involve three poultry processing plants in Ontario
Olymel has reached an agreement to acquire of all the shares of Pinty's Delicious Foods Inc., an Ontario poultry slaughtering and processing company that specializes in fully cooked products and other related products.
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Tegel’s directors recommend takeover

New Zealand-based poultry company having recent challenges with decreased profits and protests over a new poultry farm
Substantial one-off costs, an unsolicited takeover offer, and protests over a new poultry farm are troubling New Zealand’s top poultry meat producer, Tegel Group.
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Cornucopia Institute seeks scrutiny of Tyson-Tecumseh deal

Organic industry watchdog claims acquisition would cause irreparable harm to competition in the sector
The Cornucopia Institute, an organic industry watchdog, has released a formal request to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to scrutinize Tyson Foods’ acquisition of Tecumseh Poultry.
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ForFarmers strengthens position in Belgium by acquiring Voeders Algoet

ForFarmers is acquiring Voeders Algoet, a feed company established in Zulte, close to the Belgian ForFarmers sites.
ForFarmers is paying circa 7 times Voeders Algoet's EBITDA. Closing of the transaction is expected to take place in the second half year of 2018, pending, among others, approval from the Belgian competition authorities.
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