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Food And Beverage M&A Activity In The UK Reaches Record Levels: Report

By Dayeeta Das
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The food and beverage (F&B) sector in the UK reported a 50.8% year-on-year increase in merger and acquisition deals in 2021, to 89 transactions, according to a new report by Oghma Partners LLP.

The 2021 annual deal value amounted to an estimated £6.6 billion (€7.9 billion) – the highest level since 2010, the report noted.

In the last four months of the year (T3 2021), the sector reported 29 transactions, with a total deal value of approximately £722.1 million (€865.3 million).


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