Defensive No More

Fugazy, Danielle
April 2011
Investment Dealers' Digest;4/8/2011, Vol. 77 Issue 14, p1
Trade Publication
The article offers updates on the business conditions of the food and beverage industries in the U.S. It says that a 5.3 billion U.S. dollar deal to take Del Monte Foods Co. private was considered as one of the largest private-equity deals completed in the food and beverage sector. According to Carl Stickel, co-head of the American consumer investment banking division for Bank of America, there is a growing interest from private equity firms to invest in the sector.


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