U.K. cereal maker acquired as part of overseas buying spree
China's Bright Food Group agreed to acquire a majority stake in U.K. cereal maker Weetabix.
China's Bright Food Group Co. agreed to acquire a majority stake in U.K. cereal maker Weetabix, in its latest bid to enter the global market even as it feeds growing demand from China's middle class.
The transaction values the British cereal maker at $1.9 billion and marks the biggest overseas foray yet for Bright Food, after several unsuccessful attempts at foreign acquisitions.
China’s second-largest food company agreed to buy a 60% stake in British cereal maker Weetabix from private equity firm Lion Capital LLP as part of a drive to increase overseas sales
Talk around UK breakfast tables this morning had to be centered around the news that a Chinese company is taking a big bite out of Weetabix. Bright Food, a government-owned [...]
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