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Beth Johnson

Food & Beverage 2Q 2023 Report

While the M&A environment remains challenging for companies across industries, the Food and Beverage sector is marked by its resilience and appetite for growth opportunities. The F&B space continues to grapple with impacts from increasing costs, market uncertainty, and rising interest rates, yet M&A activity persists and significant deals have closed in recent months. Read …

In a Challenging Environment, Seize Opportunities to Grow

As economic headwinds continue to squeeze the food & beverage industry, business owners may feel inclined to hit pause on growth and maintain the status quo. However, owners that approach challenging market conditions as an opportunity to grow can reap the rewards, including increasing topline growth and margins. If an exit strategy is part of …

How ESG Creates Value for Food and Beverage Companies 

ESG—environmental, social, and governance factors—continues to capture headlines for a variety of reasons, perhaps most notably for its rapid rise. ESG assets surpassed $35 trillion in 2020, up from $30.6 trillion in 2018 and $22.8 trillion in 2016, and by 2025 global ESG assets may exceed $50 trillion.1 What may have initially been viewed as a fringe movement, ESG is now part of the mainstream and greatly driven by mounting environmental, social, and governance concerns among consumers, investors, and governments.  

Food & Beverage 1Q 2023 Report

The 1Q 2023 report explores current market trends and themes within the industry, including insights on deal activity, valuation multiples, and notable transactions.