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Better Choice to develop weight loss supplement for pets

Better Choice to develop weight loss supplement for pets

The Florida-based pet health and wellness firm recently acquired all issued and outstanding shares in Canadian Aimia Pet Healthco for an undisclosed amount.

Pet Care
23 Feb 2024
Flybird Holding’s tender offer for Musti is expected to be completed by March

Flybird Holding’s tender offer for Musti is expected to be completed by March

Portuguese group Sonae increased the amount that shareholders of the Nordic pet retailer will obtain to €26.10 per share.

Retail, Online & DTC
22 Feb 2024
Westfleisch acquires The Petfood Company

Westfleisch acquires The Petfood Company

Germany’s second-largest meat marketer has bought the pet food manufacturer’s entire business as of 1 February.

Pet Food
19 Feb 2024
Darling Ingredients completes acquisition of rendering firm Miropasz

Darling Ingredients completes acquisition of rendering firm Miropasz

The Texas-based agrifood company first announced plans to acquire the Polish firm for €110 million ($118.74M) in 2022.

Pet Food
16 Feb 2024
Elanco to sell its aqua business to Merck Animal Health

Elanco to sell its aqua business to Merck Animal Health

The $1.3 billion sale will allow the pharma company to focus on its pet health portfolio.

Pet Care
14 Feb 2024
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
Indian animal healthcare firm Zenex acquires Ayurvedic pet businesses

Indian animal healthcare firm Zenex acquires Ayurvedic pet businesses

The takeover of Ayurvet marks a milestone in Zenex’s journey to becoming a comprehensive animal health care solutions company.

Pet Care
7 Feb 2024
VAFO acquires Dagsmark Petfood to strengthen its Finnish footprint

VAFO acquires Dagsmark Petfood to strengthen its Finnish footprint

The Czech-based premium pet food manufacturer is targeting growth in the Nordics after adding a new company to its Finnish production capabilities.

Pet Food
5 Feb 2024
United Petfood to acquire first pet food factory in the Nordics

United Petfood to acquire first pet food factory in the Nordics

The Belgian manufacturer will be the owner of a facility of Vital Petfood Group in Denmark.

Pet Food
19 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
First acquisition of 2024: Swedencare takes over US pet treat business Riley’s Organics

First acquisition of 2024: Swedencare takes over US pet treat business Riley’s Organics

The deal, closed by North American subsidiary Pet MD Brands, includes a potential rollout of the brand internationally.

Pet Food
9 Jan 2024
United Petfood takes over Dutch De Haan Petfood

United Petfood takes over Dutch De Haan Petfood

The Belgian private-label manufacturer hopes to consolidate business success in the wet food category.

Pet Food
4 Jan 2024
How Musti ramped up business by 9.5% in a year

How Musti ramped up business by 9.5% in a year

A few days after the announcement of a bid to acquire the company, the Nordic pet retailer shares more about its yearly performance.

Retail, Online & DTC
21 Dec 2023
Financial group Admiral accelerates expansion in pet insurance space

Financial group Admiral accelerates expansion in pet insurance space

The firm acquired the business from Royal Sun Alliance (RSA) in line with its diversification strategy.

News
18 Dec 2023
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
Bioriginal acquires Softgel’s assets and pet facility

Bioriginal acquires Softgel’s assets and pet facility

The production plant specializes in the encapsulation of pet nutrition products.

Production & Packaging
14 Dec 2023
Assisi Pet Care takes over natural pet food brand Burns

Assisi Pet Care takes over natural pet food brand Burns

The firm aims to grow the brand and expand its European footprint.

Pet Food
11 Dec 2023
Portuguese multinational bids €868 million to acquire Musti Group

Portuguese multinational bids €868 million to acquire Musti Group

Sonae values the Nordic pet retailer's "solid omnichannel proposition.”

Retail, Online & DTC
5 Dec 2023
Rover sells business for $2.3 billion

Rover sells business for $2.3 billion

PE firm Blackstone entered a merger agreement with the Seattle-based pet care marketplace.

Retail, Online & DTC
1 Dec 2023
Is Alphia the perfect fit for PAI Partners?

Is Alphia the perfect fit for PAI Partners?

The new owner of one of the biggest pet food manufacturers in the US shares their plans for the firm with GlobalPETS.

News
28 Nov 2023
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