Tag Archives: mergers and acquisitions

Nutella Maker Reportedly Snags Deal to Buy Nestlé’s U.S. Candy Business

Source: Grub Street NY

It looks like Nutella is about to get some American stepsiblings. Italian parent company Ferrero has reportedly struck a $2.8 billion deal to acquire all of Nestlé’s U.S. candy brands. An insider tells Bloomberg News that the official announcement could come as soon as Sunday, and it’d put Nutella …

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Arby’s Announces Plan to Acquire More Meats

Source: Grub Street NY

The protein-lovers who run Arby’s will buy sports-bar chain Buffalo Wild Wings for a cool $2.9 billion, the two companies announced today. These are of course the two chains that sport the unsubtle slogans “We Have the Meats” and “Wings, Beer, Sports,” so the pairing is really something of …

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Pepsi Is Reportedly in Talks to Buy Vita Coco

Source: Grub Street NY

People with inside knowledge say that PepsiCo has made a bid for Vita Coco, the coconut-water brand that’s slowly remaking itself into a coconut-everything empire by “owning the coconut in different areas of the store.” The acquisition would help the struggling soda-maker diversify its …

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