Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. has signed a share purchase agreement with Engro Corporation in Pakistan to acquire 51% of the shares in its subsidiary Engro Foods Limited, in partnership with the World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation (IFC)...
WH Group, China’s largest pork company and a major shareholder in Henan Shuanghui Investment & Development Co, which acquired Smithfield Foods for US$7.1 billion in 2013, has successfully floated on the stock exchange of Hong Kong (HKEx).
Asia’s role in the global spirits market has surprised analysts over in recent months, with moves to curb extravagance in China, Suntory’s acquisition of Beam in January and Emperador’s winning bid to acquire White & Mackay each causing a stir.
Chinese pork producer WH Group, which last year bought US pork giant Smithfield Foods, hopes to raise more than US$5bn in what would be the world's biggest initial public offering for a year when it lists in Hong Kong later this month.
The announcement today by Australia’s Bega Cheese to sell its stock in Warrnambool leaves the way clear for Lion to follow suit, while Canadian dairy company Saputo should now be free to take over the New South Wales cheese and butter business.
Canadian dairy giant Saputo looks a step closer to gaining control of Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB), after one-time takeover rival Bega Cheese agreed to sell its stake in the Australian dairy processor.
Canadian dairy giant Saputo has been ordered by the Australian Takeovers Panel not to process any acceptances received under its latest bid for Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB), following a complaint by rival bidder, Murray Goulburn.
By calling it a “great transaction” for shareholders, farmers and agriculture in the United States, Smithfield Foods chief executive Larry Pope couldn’t have been more ebullient now his shareholders have rubber-stamped Shuanghui’s takeover of the American...
New Zealand-based infant formula manufacturer, Synlait Milk, has launched an initial public offering (IPO) of shares in the hope to raising around NZ$120m (US$93m) to fund a series of "growth initiatives."
After a quiet beginning to 2013, M&A activity is heating up in China’s beer market, as Carlsberg said on Monday it was considering upping its stake in Chongqing Brewery, intensifying the fight among global brewers for production assets there.
ThaiBev said today that its concert party aims to takeover Fraser & Neave (F&N) in a S$9bn deal, as rumors abound that the former’s billionaire chair still craves control of Asia Pacific Breweries (APB).
Fraser & Neave (F&N) announced today that shareholders will vote on the firm's proposed sale of its interest in Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) to Heineken on September 28, and hailed the offer as its 'best opportunity' to realize...
A Hong Kong stock Exchange disclosure has revealed that investment
company Castlerigg International has bought a strategic 10.01 per
cent stake in China's Harbin Brewery, a move that looks likely to
put more pressure on international...