Quarterly Insights: Australian Food Manufacturing & Distribution
PKF Melbourne Corporate Finance are pleased to present the Food Manufacturing & Distribution Insights for the December 2017 quarter, including a review of key mergers and acquisitions activity and observed trends impacting growth in the industry.
Our quarterly release serves as a preface to the insights and observations that we can provide to drive business value and achieve a successful transaction.
The Consumer Staples Index
The Consumer Staples index comprises companies involved in the manufacturing and distribution of food and beverages. The index provides a broad measure of the performance of the Australian food manufacturing and distribution industries.
The Consumer Staples index experienced growth of 15.45% over the 12 month period from January 2017 to December 2017 and 9.99% growth for the December 2017 quarter. The index outperformed the ASX for the December 2017 quarter.
Key Deal Activity in Q4 December 2017
PKF Melbourne Corporate Finance have observed the key food manufacturing and distribution transactions which closed during the December 2017 quarter and are listed below:
Source: Capital IQ, ASX Announcements, Merger Market