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Update: Food & Beverage M&A Update – February, 2019

February, 2019

For 2017, total U.S. F&B announced transactions of 453 deals, exceeding 2016 levels of 410. 2018 reached 440 transactions: slightly less than the 453 transactions in 2017.

Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions:

– Virgo makes an investment in 80 Acres Farms (represented by Peakstone) for an undisclosed amount.

– Fuji Oil Holdings acquires Bloomer Chocolate Company for $750 million.

– CJ Foods acquires The Schwan Food Company for $1,800 million.

– Hickory Farms and Modjule acquires Gourmet Gift Concepts (represented by Peakstone) for an undisclosed amount.