Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Mergers & Acquisitions

CRH completes $3.8 billion deal

    CRH completes $3.8 billion deal

CRH plc has completed the divestment of its Building Envelope business for an enterprise value of $3.8 billion. The Building Envelope business provides architectural glass, storefront systems, architectural glazing systems

Read Full Article

Ardagh Group to acquire Consol for $1 billion

    Ardagh Group to acquire Consol for $1 billion

Ardagh Group, the international packaging business which traces its origins back to glass manufacturing in Dublin in the 1930’s, has agreed to acquire Consol Holdings Proprietary Limited, the leading producer

Read Full Article

O’Brien Fine Foods expands to UK market with acquisition of London-based food producer

    O’Brien Fine Foods expands to UK market with acquisition of London-based food producer

O’Brien Fine Foods, one of Ireland’s leading producers of cooked meats, including the Brady Family, Homebird, and Green Farm brands, has acquired the brand and business of Bearfields of London,

Read Full Article

BiaVest and Development Capital to acquire Nomadic Dairy from Donegal Investment Group

    BiaVest and Development Capital to acquire Nomadic Dairy from Donegal Investment Group

Specialist food investment group BiaVest has partnered with Development Capital to acquire Donegal-based Nomadic Dairy from Donegal Investment Group plc for an upfront consideration of €23 million and up to

Read Full Article

Glanbia plc to sell its 40% holding in Glanbia Ireland to Glanbia Co-op for €307 million

    Glanbia plc to sell its 40% holding in Glanbia Ireland to Glanbia Co-op for €307 million

Glanbia plc  and Glanbia Co-operative Society Limited have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding for the sale of the PLC’s 40% interest in Glanbia Ireland DAC to Glanbia Co-op for

Read Full Article

Schütz acquires GEM Plastics in Ireland

    Schütz acquires GEM Plastics in Ireland

Schütz GmbH & Co KGaA, a leading manufacturer of high-quality transport packaging, has signed a purchase agreement for 100% of the shares in GEM Plastics Ltd of Ireland. The Irish

Read Full Article

Zeus acquires Limerick Packaging

    Zeus acquires Limerick Packaging

Zeus, the Irish-owned global packaging solutions company, has announced the acquisition of Limerick Packaging, a leading supplier to the Irish industrial and transit packaging market. The acquisition marks an ongoing

Read Full Article

Pilgrim’s Food Masters begins trading following acquisition

    Pilgrim’s Food Masters begins trading following acquisition

Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation, the global food company with customers in more than 100 countries, has introduced Pilgrim’s Food Masters, the business formed following the completion of its acquisition of Kerry

Read Full Article

Abbey Logistics acquires Welch Hire

    Abbey Logistics acquires Welch Hire

Abbey Logistics Group, which is a leading logistics service provider and one of the UK’s most recognised and respected road tanker transport brands, has announced the acquisition of South West

Read Full Article

Saputo to expand its position in the UK and abroad with £23 million acquisition

    Saputo to expand its position in the UK and abroad with £23 million acquisition

Canada-based Saputo Group, which is the ninth biggest dairy processors in the world, has entered into an agreement to acquire the activities of Wensleydale Dairy Products Limited. The business, which

Read Full Article

Tate & Lyle to be re-positioned with £1.2 billion deal

    Tate & Lyle to be re-positioned with £1.2 billion deal

Tate & Lyle has entered into an agreement to sell a controlling stake in a new company and its subsidiaries, comprising its Primary Products business in North America and Latin

Read Full Article

Kerry transforms with two €800+ million deals

    Kerry transforms with two €800+ million deals

Kerry Group plc, the global taste & nutrition company, has agreed to acquire Hare Topco, trading as Niacet Corp, for €853 million and is simultaneously selling its Meats and Meals

Read Full Article

Ferrero to acquire Burton’s Biscuit Company

    Ferrero to acquire Burton’s Biscuit Company

CTH, a Belgian Holding Company related to the Ferrero Group, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Burton’s Biscuit Company from Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board. Burton’s employs approximately

Read Full Article

Deal activity in food and beverage sector rebounds at start of 2021

    Deal activity in food and beverage sector rebounds at start of 2021

New research from leading business and financial adviser Grant Thornton UK LLP finds that deal activity in the food and beverage sector increased in the first quarter of 2021, recording

Read Full Article

Valeo Foods sold to Bain Capital

    Valeo Foods sold to Bain Capital

Bain Capital Private Equity, a leading global private investment firm, has signed a definitive agreement with CapVest to acquire Valeo Foods Group, a leading pan European food business, in a

Read Full Article

Diageo completes acquisition of Chase Distillery

    Diageo completes acquisition of Chase Distillery

Diageo has completed the acquisition of Chase Distillery. Herefordshire-based Chase Distillery is the owner of Chase GB Gin and the award-winning Chase Original Potato Vodka. Founded in 2008 by entrepreneur

Read Full Article

Zeus acquires Austrian food packaging solutions company as part of €40 million acquisition strategy

    Zeus acquires Austrian food packaging solutions company as part of €40 million acquisition strategy

Irish-owned Zeus Packaging, the leading independent packaging manufacturer and distributor, has announced the acquisition of Austrian-based food packaging solutions business, Petruzalek, which was part of Sirap-Gema Group. The acquisition further

Read Full Article

CMA breaks up motor parts merger

    CMA breaks up motor parts merger

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) will require TVS Europe Distribution to sell 3G in order to protect competition in the commercial vehicle and trailer parts sector. Following an in-depth

Read Full Article

CCPC Publishes 2020 Annual Merger and Acquisitions Statistics

    CCPC Publishes 2020 Annual Merger and Acquisitions Statistics

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) in Ireland has published its annual merger report including statistics on the number of mergers and acquisitions notified and decided in 2020. All

Read Full Article

Valeo Foods Group acquires leading German confectionery business

    Valeo Foods Group acquires leading German confectionery business

Valeo Foods Group has acquired Schluckwerder Holding, the leading specialist producer of confectionery products popular throughout Germany and internationally, from German mid-market private equity firm Novum Capital. With this latest

Read Full Article

Approval for Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company

    Approval for Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company

The joint venture between Carlsberg UK and Marston’s to form the Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company has been approved by the Competition and Markets Authority. A number of internal and legal

Read Full Article

Part of Fox’s Biscuits sold for £246 million

    Part of Fox’s Biscuits sold for £246 million

2 Sisters Food Group, Britain’s biggest food manufacturer and one of Europe’s largest poultry processors, has agreed to sell part of its Fox’s Biscuits business to Ferrero Group for £246

Read Full Article

MSD buys Takeda biologics plant in Dunboyne

    MSD buys Takeda biologics plant in Dunboyne

Pharma giant MSD has agreed to buy a state-of-the-art biologics plant in Dunboyne, Co Meath, where around 200 workers are currently employed. The deal to take over the Takeda plant will secure all

Read Full Article

Ardmac acquires stake in modular builder Cental

    Ardmac acquires stake in modular builder Cental

Ardmac, the international construction specialist headquartered in Dublin, has taken a significant equity investment in Cental, a leading and fast-growth

Read Full Article

PTC Extends Alliances with Rockwell Automation and Microsoft to Accelerate Value of Digital Transformation for Manufacturers

    PTC Extends Alliances with Rockwell Automation and Microsoft to Accelerate Value of Digital Transformation for Manufacturers

  BOSTON — June 8, 2020 — PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) and Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), today announced Factory Insights as a Service, a turnkey

Read Full Article

Java Republic and Cafento Agree Deal

    Java Republic and Cafento Agree Deal

Java Republic has announced it is joining forces with the family-run Spanish coffee company Cafento. The deal will see the existing management team

Read Full Article

Kerry Group Makes Further Strategic Acquisitions

    Kerry Group Makes Further Strategic Acquisitions

Kerry Group, the global taste, nutrition and consumer foods business, has agreed to acquire Fleischmann’s Vinegar Company and AATCO Food

Read Full Article

Follow me on Twitter

New Subscriber

    Subscribe Here



    Advertisements
































    National Manufacturing Conference & Exhibition 2020

    NIBRT Springboard Success Stories