An Appetite for Acquisition: Marcum’s Food & Beverage Leader Louis Biscotti details recent F&B deal drivers and M&A metrics for Forbes.
By Louis Biscotti, National Leader, Food & Beverage Services Group
Mergers in the food and beverage industry have been going strong, with big F& B companies showing no shortage in their appetite for billion-dollar deals. J.M. Smucker Co. recently announced it would expand its family of brands significantly by acquiring Hostess for $5.6 billion, following a string of other acquisitions. And the urge to merge has been alive and well in F&B.