food

San Miguel F&B braves storm for $619m re-IPO

Despite the headwinds affecting the Philippine stock market, San Miguel has decided to move forward with plans to sell shares in its consolidated food and beverage business through a sharply downsized block trade.
October 19, 2018

Who is the real winner in Heineken's deal to crack open China?

The Dutch brewer is trying to catch up with rivals AB InBev and Carlsberg in China but investors may remember SABMiller how teamed up with the same Chinese beer maker, and struggled. Meanwhile CR Beer has finally sealed a premium beer license.
August 03, 2018

Nature’s Care finally clinches sale to China

Chinese state-owned enterprises’ acquisition of Australia’s third-largest vitamins firm by sales reflects the country’s hunger for food safety – but not at any price.
April 11, 2018

Citic Capital arranges last-minute rescue for GNC

The private equity firm was the fixer for its portfolio company’s JV and bought time from its creditors for GNC. Its role highlights a growing trend in China’s going-out deals.
February 14, 2018

China's top pig farmer seeks Cofco deal

State-owned food giant Cofco is seeking to restructure with private-sector help. And an Rmb1 billion investment from a pork producer into its finance unit could be the latest step.
June 14, 2017