Food and Beverage Update: Third Quarter 2010
Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC
This quarter’s Food & Beverage Update, produced by Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC (DCF), summarizes the most recent transactions along with information on the most active buyers, current transaction valuation multiples and an overview of the public market’s perception of the industry.
This quarter’s highlights include:
- M&A activity in the Food & Beverage industry remained strong for the third consecutive quarter in Q3 2010
- Announced transactions increased 14.3% and 10.6% during Q3 2010 and LTM Q3 2010 respectively, relative to the comparable periods in 2009
- Trading multiples across various F&B industry sectors (food packagers, ingredients, beverages, and retail) increased 7.2% on average for Q3 2010, compared to Q2 2010 driven primarily by strong increases in the beverage and retail sectors
Download the Food & Beverage Update below.