For the 2017 YTD period, strategic buyers accounted for 93% of the Pet M&A transactions with financial buyers making up the
difference; during 2016, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 79% of the transactions.
Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions:
– The Riverside Company acquired Petstages for an undisclosed amount
– The Riverside Company acquired Bionic for an undisclosed amount
– The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) acquired Blue Acquisition Group, Inc. for approximately $5.77 billion.
– Vestar Capital Partners, Inc. acquired Woodstream Corporation for approximately $400 millionDownload Report