SÍF hf.


SÍF hf. is a European food producer focused on producing chilled seafood and festive food. SIF hf. operates fourteen production facilities in four countries; France, Spain, Britain, and Iceland where its headquarters are located. The company's products include bacalao, shellfish, smoked salmon, foie gras, blini and taramasalata. The company's products are sold both under retailers' own labels and its own brands which include Islandia, Skandia, Labeyrie, Blini, Delpierre, Lyons and York. SÍF's brands hold a leading position in France, Spain, and the United Kingdom which together form the company's core market. SÍF hf. now operates in 11 countries and has a combined workforce of around 3,900 employees. The company's products are sold in over 60 countries.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $374M $374M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $798M $798M

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Largest Labeyrie Fine Foods PLC
$374M (2004-10-25)
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Largest Labeyrie Fine Foods PLC
$798M (2012-01-30)

According to our data here at Mergr, SÍF hf. has acquired 1 company. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

SÍF hf.’s largest acquisition to date was in 2004, when it acquired Labeyrie Fine Foods for $374M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2012, when it sold Labeyrie Fine Foods to LBO France for $798M. The Company’s most targeted sectors include food (100%).

When analyzing the food sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 252 food companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 7 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic food acquirer over the past 3 years is Frutarom Industries, with 14 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the food sector over the past 3 years is Palladium Equity Partners LLC with 4 platform acquisitions.

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