Category Archives: Mergers & Acquisitions

AFTER salmon, seabass & seabream… Cooke Inc. embarks onto shrimp farming with Seajoy Seafood acquisition in Latin America

Continue reading AFTER salmon, seabass & seabream… Cooke Inc. embarks onto shrimp farming with Seajoy Seafood acquisition in Latin America

MARINE Harvest finalises acquisition of Northern Harvest in Atlantic Canada; effective July 3

Continue reading MARINE Harvest finalises acquisition of Northern Harvest in Atlantic Canada; effective July 3

COOKE acquires Omega Protein (“on track to be approved by the MSC”) for US$500 million; Strategic move into feed business

Continue reading COOKE acquires Omega Protein (“on track to be approved by the MSC”) for US$500 million; Strategic move into feed business

“FURTHER diversification”: Cooke Inc. agrees to acquire all outstanding shares in NYSE-listed Omega Protein Corporation for 32.5% premium

Continue reading “FURTHER diversification”: Cooke Inc. agrees to acquire all outstanding shares in NYSE-listed Omega Protein Corporation for 32.5% premium

AMAZON acquires Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion; will offer lower prices on selection of best-selling staples, including organic responsibly-farmed salmon

Continue reading AMAZON acquires Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion; will offer lower prices on selection of best-selling staples, including organic responsibly-farmed salmon

STRATEGIC entry: BioMar “takes a leap into the world of shrimp” by acquiring ‘high end’ Ecuadorian shrimp feed producer Alimentsa

Continue reading STRATEGIC entry: BioMar “takes a leap into the world of shrimp” by acquiring ‘high end’ Ecuadorian shrimp feed producer Alimentsa

HIGH Liner Foods completes the acquisition of Rubicon Resources; “diversification into aquaculture species like shrimp that are experiencing higher growth rates in North America”

Continue reading HIGH Liner Foods completes the acquisition of Rubicon Resources; “diversification into aquaculture species like shrimp that are experiencing higher growth rates in North America”

DIVERSIFICATION: Rubicon is “ideal acquisition for High Liner”… Shrimp “experiencing stronger growth rates in North America”

Continue reading DIVERSIFICATION: Rubicon is “ideal acquisition for High Liner”… Shrimp “experiencing stronger growth rates in North America”

“FLEXIBLE alternative to salmon farming giants in Norway…” Leading wellboat firm merges with one of Norway’s largest privately-owned salmon firm in €156m deal

Continue reading “FLEXIBLE alternative to salmon farming giants in Norway…” Leading wellboat firm merges with one of Norway’s largest privately-owned salmon firm in €156m deal

GOING EAST…. Marine Harvest nominated to purchase farming assets in Atlantic Canada, in New Brunswick & Newfoundland; 15,000-20,000t potential

Continue reading GOING EAST…. Marine Harvest nominated to purchase farming assets in Atlantic Canada, in New Brunswick & Newfoundland; 15,000-20,000t potential

BioMar JV acquires fish feed company Haiwei in South of China; will add more than 60.000 tonnes of volume capacity

Continue reading BioMar JV acquires fish feed company Haiwei in South of China; will add more than 60.000 tonnes of volume capacity

CHAROEN Pokphand Foods makes its entry “into the world’s largest food market” by acquiring Bellisio Foods for $1.075 billion

Continue reading CHAROEN Pokphand Foods makes its entry “into the world’s largest food market” by acquiring Bellisio Foods for $1.075 billion

COOKE expands into fishing & South America by acquiring Fripur’s assets [incl. Argentinian], Uruguay’s largest seafood company

Continue reading COOKE expands into fishing & South America by acquiring Fripur’s assets [incl. Argentinian], Uruguay’s largest seafood company

THAI Union makes $575 million strategic investment in Red Lobster, the world’s largest seafood restaurant company

Continue reading THAI Union makes $575 million strategic investment in Red Lobster, the world’s largest seafood restaurant company

TRANSGENIC GM salmon company initiated field trials in Brazil & Argentina; Acquires new facilities in PEI, Canada “to help scale production capacity”

Continue reading TRANSGENIC GM salmon company initiated field trials in Brazil & Argentina; Acquires new facilities in PEI, Canada “to help scale production capacity”