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More Dairy Mergers, Acquisitions Seen
Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Jul 9, 2014 03:01 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Challenging market conditions, weak economies and supply constraints have left most of the world's largest dairy companies struggling for sales growth in the last 18 months, according to the latest Rabobank report on the global dairy industry.

However, those challenges are conducive to mergers and acquisitions which are becoming steps for progress in growth and profitability. Rabobank reported 124 dairy transactions in the past year, higher than the 11 in 2012, as acquisitions have become popular for world dairy companies to boost stagnant sales.

Rabobank predicts that those dairy giants that acquire additional companies will be in ...

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