The owners of Britain's RHM, Doughty Hanson, have begun preparing
the food group for a stock market flotation later this year after
implementing pension reforms and cutting away dead wood, says a
report in the UK's Financial...
British food group RHM has confirmed it is in advanced talks to
sell its Golden West bakery, ending a troublesome supplier
relationship with fast-food giant McDonald's and streamlining the
company's focus in preparation...
Cargill is to increase its stake in the Romanian edible oils market
with the acquisition of the local company Olpo Podari. And with
another possible acquisition on the cards, the giant US
agribusiness group clearly sees significant...
Management at the Royal Schouten group, parent of soy ingredients
business Acatris, has increased its share in the company under a
new shareholder structure designed to allow it to move more easily
on strategic developments, such...
Alcan has confirmed that its discussions with Pechiney on the terms
of a proposal for an increase in its offer for all of Pechiney's
securities have ended. But Alcan says it is still confident that a
deal will be eventually agreed.
Graphic Packaging International yesterday said that its
shareholders have approved the proposed merger with Riverwood
Holdings, to form a global paperboard packaging company with
estimated annual sales of $2.2 billion (€1.94bn).
Alcan has confirmed further details of the acquisition of shares in
the Flexible Packaging Division of Hydro Aluminium Deutschland,
which allow the company to expand into the European packaging
Graham Packaging, which postponed last year's initial public
offering because of weak market conditions, has reformulated the
offering, cutting the size by 22 per cent and raising the estimated