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Feasting on deals: Food & beverage M&A bounces back in H2 2022

The following report developed by Baker Tilly Capital, LLC provides an update on the food and beverage mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market in the second half of 2022. The report includes an overview of the market performance, M&A activity, transactions by segment and buyer, and U.S. middle market M&A activity.

Here are some key takeaways from the report:

  • Food and beverage M&A saw a slight increase in the total number of transactions in H2 2022, and aggregate deal value increased significantly compared to H1 2022
  • The H2 2022 aggregate deal value in the food and beverage industry increased by 144% compared to the first half of the year. Despite the increase, the deal values remained lower than the last five years
  • Strategic buyers were the most active in the food and beverage industry during H2 2022, and the branded packaged goods segment was the most active by the number of deals closed
  • The middle market M&A activity picked up in H2 2022 compared to H1 2022, with a 71% increase in the number of transactions that closed

Dig into our report

For an in-depth look at M&A activity in the food and beverage industry, download a copy of our food and beverage M&A update: H2 2022. The report includes:

  • M&A activity by market segment
  • Investment information, including revenue, stock, and forward-looking information
  • Highlights of agribusiness, beverage, natural/organic, and other market segments
  • Notable transactions closed during H2
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Baker Tilly Capital professionals develop mergers and acquisitions (M&A) updates in different industries and regions. These reports provide an overview of M&A activity, including:

  • M&A activity by market segment
  • Transaction data for middle market M&A activity
  • Buyers and targets by location
  • Notable transactions closed during the period of the report
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