The Economic Research Department strengthens, develops and disseminates Unigrains’ expertise on the evolution of the different agri-food and agro-industry markets, the strategies of of the players and their positioning in France and abroad. It provides economic intelligence by analyzing the underlying trends that will guide future developments in the agri-food industry and guidance to partner companies in understanding the opportunities and challenges of tomorrow.
Presentation of the Economic Research Department
Spayne Lindsay & Co., a leading agri-food and consumer goods investment bank in Europe and the UK, and Messis Finance, the French M&A boutique dedicated to the agri-food sector (subsidiary of Unigrains), announce the signing of a partnership agreement covering large, international M&A transactions.
Frigomeccanica is an Italian leader in refrigerated equipment, furniture and technological components for ice cream, coffee, pastry, and retail shops as well as food court areas.
Unigrains point of view on the quarters key events. Headline news: overview of US M&A transactions in 2020.
Highlights from the March 9th, 2021 ReThink Eat Webinar – the Future of Foodservice
In 2020, the bakery sector recorded a 20% fall in the number of M&A deals compared with 2019 – a respectable performance by past standards, however, given the uncertainties created by the health crisis for both financial companies and businesses.
After the initial shock of the health crisis, sugar prices have been rising constantly since May 2020. This momentum is fuelled by new factors such as the weak Thai harvest and the delay of the new Brazilian season.