Corporate Finance Advisors to the Consumer Industries
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.
OGHMA PARTNERS ADVISES INNOVATIVE BLUE FOOD COLOURANT INGREDIENT COMPANY IN RELATION TO NEW FUNDING ROUND Oghma Partners LLP is pleased to announce that it has provided corporate finance advice to the Scot Bio management team with regards to a capital restructuring and fund raise for the business. Scot Bio is a Scottish based biotech business […]more.
The Brexit effect continues with 2018 deal volume YTD flat lining after the 29.0% decline in 2017. However, stripping out the ‘one–off’ £1.4bn Post Weetabix deal in 2017 the value of deals YTD 2018 is up 34.0% – implying a higher average consideration per deal. For further analysis and to be put on our mailing […]more.
We are pleased to announce that The Oghma Partners UK Food & Beverage Sector M&A Review for the second tertial of 2018 has now been released! In this review we take a look at the latest trends and themes in the UK Food & Beverage Sector. We look in detail at the highly active snacks […]more.
Today Oghma Partners publishes an update on M&A activity YTD in the UK Food Producer & Beverage sector. The UK element is important as, unlike other reviews, we only look at the UK in this review, not UK and Ireland or acquisitions in the UK including acquisitions outside the UK undertaken by UK businesses. The […]more.
Oghma Partners is pleased to announce that the T1 2018 M&A Review of the UK Food & Beverage Sector has been released. Since the UK voted to leave the EU almost two years ago, we have noticed a continuing pattern of reduced M&A activity and this downturn continues to be seen in T1 of 2018. […]more.
Oghma Partners has now released the UK Food & Beverage Sector M&A Review for the first tertial of 2018. In the latest version of our M&A review we look back at some of the stand out moments and deals of 2018 so far plus include a review of European Health Food M&A activity. To view […]more.
Oghma Partners has now released the UK Food & Beverage Sector M&A Review for the first tertial of 2018. Overall we have seen a decline in the volume of deals in the first four months of 2018 vs the same period in 2017. Deal volume is down 14 %, for the T1 period, compared with […]more.
Solina, a leading European producer of savoury ingredients for the food industry, announces today the completion of the acquisition of Essential Cuisine Limited from Nigel Crane, Neil Corlett and Jamie McGregor, the shareholders of the company. Headquartered in Winsford, U.K., Essential Cuisine has a leading position in the U.K. foodservice market through kitchen-made quality products […]more.
Oghma Partners has now released the UK Food & Beverage Sector M&A Review for the third tertial of 2017! In the latest version of our M&A review we look back at some of the stand out moments and deals of 2017. To view the full press release please click here. Please contact us to enquire […]more.
We are pleased to announce that The Oghma Partners UK Food & Beverage Sector M&A Review for the third tertial of 2017 has now been released! 2017 saw overall deal value drop from 2016 to a level more in line with 2013. Deal value excluding one-offs was the lowest level recorded since 2009. To view […]more.
The Oghma Partners UK Food & Beverage Sector M&A Review for the third tertial of 2017 has now been released! Overall deal volume for 2017 was down from the record levels seen in 2016. However, there was an uptick in overseas buyers, perhaps taking advantage of the lower level of sterling. To view the full […]more.
Oghma Partners LLP (“Oghma Partners”) is pleased to announce its role as financial adviser to Icelandic Group on the sale for cash of its UK-based subsidiary Icelandic Group UK (“Seachill”), to Hilton Food Group plc (“Hilton”), a leading specialist international meat packing business, for an Enterprise Value of GBP 84 million. The Seachill sale process, […]more.
Oghma Partners has now released the UK Food & Beverage Sector M&A Review for the second tertial of 2017! Value is significantly down on previous years for the same period and like the volume level is at its lowest point since T2 2013. To view the full press release please click here. Please contact us […]more.