Kellogg’s Australia has announced that it is to acquire Specialty Cereals, an Australian cereal and snacks manufacturer – subject to regulatory approval. The world’s leading cereal maker...

Speculation continues to mount that Japanese-based Kirin Holdings will make a play for the drinks unit of Cadbury Schweppes in Australia. The Japanese beverage giant already has significant operations...

The European Commission has cleared, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed acquisition of sole control of Wrigley by Mars. The EU concluded that the proposed transaction would not significantly...

The battle for ownership of Dairy Farmers is now between three contenders, according to reports. The Australian Financial Review believes that Canadian firm Saputo has entered the fray and will now compete...

The ACCC’s decision on approval for Parmalat and Murray-Goulburn’s proposed bid for Dairy Farmers has been delayed until next Thursday. The findings were initially due today but, at “the...

InBev and Anheuser-Busch today announced an agreement to combine the two companies, forming the world’s largest global brewer. In order to seal the amicable deal, InBev had to increase their initial...

National Foods has offered the ACCC a proposed undertaking to address any competition concerns that the ACCC may have with their proposed takeover of Dairy Farmers. National Foods, a subsidiary of the...

What was originally meant to be an amicable deal between the second and third largest brewers in the world has quickly degenerated into a hostile bid with lawsuits being filed by both parties. InBev, the...

Leading dairy companies Fonterra and National Foods are reportedly discussing the option of a joint bid for Australian dairy co-operative Dairy Farmers. Both companies have already sought ACCC approval...

National Foods Limited (NF) and Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Company Holdings Ltd (WCB) yesterday announced their joint interest in pursuing an acquisition of Dairy Farmers. Although, their interest...