Corporate Finance Advisors to the Consumer Industries
Sub £10.0m deals dominated M&A activity in the UK F&B sector during the first tertial of 2019. 75.0% of deals fell into this category and should this continue throughout the year it will be the highest proportion since 2009. To receive a copy of our M&A review, further analysis and to be put on our […]more.
UK corporates dominated M&A activity in the UK F&B sector during the first tertial of 2019. They accounted for 65.0% of total deal volume, the highest proportion for the same period since 2013. Overseas investors were responsible for 30.0% of total deal volume compared with 37.2% for the whole of 2018; potentially showing some hesitancy […]more.
M&A activity in the UK F&B market fell significantly in the first tertial of 2019 with only 20 transactions; compared to 27 for the same period in 2018. This is the lowest level since 2010. The fall in activity is predominantly blamed on the uncertainty surrounding and repeated delays of Brexit. For further analysis and […]more.
Oghma Partners LLP (“Oghma Partners”) is pleased to announce its role as financial advisor to AAK AB (“AAK”) of Sweden on the acquisition of BD Foods Limited (“BD Foods”) of the United Kingdom from shareholders John Davis and Clive Barker. View press release.more.
M&A activity in the UK F&B market remained strong in 2018 despite the uncertainty surrounding Brexit. Like for like deal volume up on the previous year with a strong finish in the final four months. Overall deal volume for 2018 was up 6% from 2017 levels. For further analysis and to be put on our […]more.
Appetite from overseas investors to buy up UK assets still remains at historically high levels as a percentage of total deal volume (2018: 37.2% vs. 2017: 39.5%). In 2018 we have seen a number of cases of overseas investors continuing to take further steps into the UK market with follow up acquisitions in order to […]more.
Nomad Foods consolidation of the European frozen food market continued in 2018. In January the company acquired the Goodfella’s pizza brand from 2 Sisters Food Group. They followed this up in June by acquiring Aunt Bessie’s frozen Yorkshire pudding business from William Jackson Food Group. For further analysis and to be put on our mailing […]more.