Vandemoortele NV

Ottergemsesteenweg Zuid 806,
Gent, 9000
32 9 242 96 75

Food group Vandemoortele is a Belgian family business working on an international scale. Vandemoortele Group focuses on two market segments: frozen bakery and lipids. Vandemoortele Group was founded in 1899 and achieved in 2008 sales of about EUR 1.2 billion with 5,600 employees in 12 European countries. This turns it into the largest non listed food company in Belgium. In 2007 Vandemoortele acquired French company Panavi. Panavi, the French market leader in frozen bakery products, is supplier to all the large chains of shops and wholesalers in France. In 2009, Vandemoortele sold Alpro (soja foods) to the American company Dean Foods for EUR 325 million.

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Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $366M $366M

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Largest Vandemoortele N.V. - Alpro Division
$366M (2008-06-15)

According to our data here at Mergr, Vandemoortele NV has acquired 1 company. It has also divested 1 asset.

It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2008, when it sold Vandemoortele N.V. - Alpro Division to Dean Foods for $366M. 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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