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The acquisitions driving the pet industry forward

The acquisitions driving the pet industry forward

As 2024 starts to take shape, what will be the impact of some of the sizeable investments in different parts of the sector and the globe last year?

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
Queensland to toughen dangerous dog law

Queensland to toughen dangerous dog law

The north-eastern Australian state will restrict ownership of 5 dog breeds.

Global Pet Industry
6 Feb 2024
GPF 2024: present and future of the pet industry

GPF 2024: present and future of the pet industry

More than 300 insiders gathered in Venice to share their knowledge, experiences and key insights on opportunities for pet businesses.

Global Pet Industry
29 Jan 2024
A new round of appointments in the pet industry

A new round of appointments in the pet industry

Zooplus, TasFoods, Bella & Duke, ADM and Crespel & Deiters have recently announced changes in their management teams.

Global Pet Industry
25 Jan 2024
South Australia passes new veterinary legislation to modernize the profession

South Australia passes new veterinary legislation to modernize the profession

The new bill is expected to support and encourage the growth and needs of the sector.

Global Pet Industry
22 Jan 2024
Aussie animal nutrition company Oceania to increase footprint in the pet industry

Aussie animal nutrition company Oceania to increase footprint in the pet industry

Ridley Corporation Limited acquired Oceania Meat Producers, a meat supplier for pet food manufacturers.

News
12 Jan 2024
How the new EU-New Zealand free trade agreement will impact the pet industry

How the new EU-New Zealand free trade agreement will impact the pet industry

The new rules, which are expected to enter into force within the first half of the year, eliminate the tariffs applicable to pet food.

Global Pet Industry
10 Jan 2024
Looking at the pet industry’s new appointments as we step into 2024

Looking at the pet industry’s new appointments as we step into 2024

From pet insurance to retail, there have been various C-suite changes in the past weeks.

Global Pet Industry
8 Jan 2024
Australia’s competition regulator not to oppose Woolworths' acquisition of Petstock

Australia’s competition regulator not to oppose Woolworths' acquisition of Petstock

The watchdog concludes that the takeover of the pet retailer chain in 2022 is “unlikely” to substantially lessen competition.

Global Pet Industry
18 Dec 2023
2024: an optimistic year for these 2 insect pet food players?

2024: an optimistic year for these 2 insect pet food players?

Insect supplier Entobel (Singapore) and insect pet food manufacturer Percuro (UK) share their plans with GlobalPETS.

Global Pet Industry
11 Dec 2023
Sale of Australian pet care company Greencross fails (again)

Sale of Australian pet care company Greencross fails (again)

Medical and pharma product distributor EBOS Group did not manage to raise AU$2 billion ($1.3B/€1.2B) from investors.

Global Pet Industry
4 Dec 2023
Australian food giant TasFoods moves into the pet food industry

Australian food giant TasFoods moves into the pet food industry

The Sydney-based group will market a new range of premium pet treats nationwide. 

Pet Food
20 Nov 2023
H&H Group’s pet portfolio jumps 30% in the year to date

H&H Group’s pet portfolio jumps 30% in the year to date

The owner of pet supplement brands Zesty Paws and Solid Gold highlights the “significant success” of the business in mainland China.

Pet Care
2 Nov 2023
EQT seals acquisition of Australian vet care provider for A$1.4 billion

EQT seals acquisition of Australian vet care provider for A$1.4 billion

The Swedish equity firm also acquired British pharma firm Dechra earlier in the year.

Global Pet Industry
17 Oct 2023
Is Australian conglomerate Wesfarmers closer to acquiring Greencross?

Is Australian conglomerate Wesfarmers closer to acquiring Greencross?

The Perth-based firm hit AU$43.5 billion ($2.24B/€2.12B) in revenue in FY23 and already has a presence in the pet sector.

Global Pet Industry
29 Sep 2023
Investments that are driving the pet industry

Investments that are driving the pet industry

A deep dive into the most significant capital injections and M&A in the pet industry worldwide in the first half of 2023.

Global Pet Industry
1 Sep 2023
Asia's insect-based pet food is causing a buzz

Asia's insect-based pet food is causing a buzz

Southeast Asia's tropical climate is perfect for investment in insect farming, and the most used insects for pet food – like the BSF – are native to the region.

Ingredients
1 Sep 2023
CVS Group expands to Australia with 4 new acquisitions

CVS Group expands to Australia with 4 new acquisitions

The Norfolk-based veterinary services provider owns over 500 practices across the UK.

Pet Care
22 Aug 2023
Esro to expand pet food ingredient business in Europe

Esro to expand pet food ingredient business in Europe

The Dutch firm announced a joint venture with New Zealand-based agribusiness group Scales.

Ingredients
17 Aug 2023
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