Food for thought in merger market

With cautious signs of recovery in the US and Europe, now may be the time for companies to consider merger and acquisition prospects, writes Samantha McCaughren, Business Correspondent.

26th September, 2009

With cautious signs of recovery in the US and Europe, now may be the time for companies to consider merger and acquisition prospects, writes Samantha McCaughren, Business Correspondent.

Chocolate-maker Cadbury may have given a cool reception to a stg£10.2 billion (€11.3 billion) offer from US food giant Kraft, but it may not escape for long as a new wave of consolidation in the food sector is expected.

Nestle and Hershey may join forces to...

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