Food firm deals dominate 2012 mergers and acquisitions

By Jenni Spinner

- Last updated on GMT

Related tags: Consumer packaged goods, Mergers and acquisitions

CPG M&As made up the majority of 2012 deals.
CPG M&As made up the majority of 2012 deals.
According to a recent market report, more than half of the consumer packaged goods (CPG) merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in 2012 involved food-based companies.

In “Annual Deal Report: Consumer Packaged Goods,” business research firm Reports n Reports profiles the nature of M&A activity in the global market during 2012. The report relates that the food segment was the most active in terms of deal volume recording 1,199 deals, representing 55.1 percent of the deals.

The report states that the worth of the reported food-segment M&A deals comprised a total value of $112 billion USD. The figure represented 37.2 of the total deal value in the CPG industry.

The report is available for review and purchase on the Reports n Reports website,

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