An Italian court has backed Parmalat’s plan to delay a shareholder meeting that would likely have seen France’s Lactalis assume a greater role in the management of the Italian dairy firm, which...

French dairy group Lactalis has acquired an 11.42% stake in Italy-based rival Parmalat through an equity-swap deal. The French dairy now owns a 7.28% direct stake in Parmalat and has entered into an equity-swap...

Private-equity firm PAI Partners, which is in talks to sell its half of Yoplait, has said it wants to find the “right partner” for Sodiaal, the French dairy co-op that plans to keep its stake...

Private-equity firm PAI Partners has reportedly received nine bids for its 50% stake in global yoghurt business Yoplait. According to a report in French newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche yesterday (6 February),...

The French government is reportedly mulling plans to buy a minority stake in yoghurt maker Yoplait. The state-backed investment fund FSI is considering entering the race for Yoplait, Reuters reported today...

The CEO of French dairy manufacturer Yoplait has described Nestle as its “ideal” partner, as part-owner PAI Partners looks to sell its stake in the company, according to reports. Lucien Fa,...

French dairy group Lactalis has submitted an offer for the entire share capital of Yoplait. The yoghurt and milk dessert maker is jointly owned by private-equity firm, PAI Partners and French co-operative...