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Consolidation of private label and fresh food producers

30th July 2010

A question of to eat or to be eaten

The concentration of strength in the worldwide food retail market and the global rollout of leading brands is forcing the Dutch food industry to scale up. Suppliers of fresh products and private label producers are catching up. They therefore dominate the Fabulous 40 study, that charts the fastest growing companies in the Dutch food and drink industry. To read the full article, please open the attached file. 93-68984d7dc8ab5dfd4416427f4c7c6694.pdf
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Sector Report – Sensors

We are currently approaching the sensor sector aiming to identify M&A opportunities. As the German supplier structure is highly fragmented and mostly comprises small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), we expect a pronounced interest as well as need to sell the business especially from that group of supplier. Therefore, the focus of contacting will be on German suppliers. The number of companies that will be contacted within the next weeks amounts to more than 300. As a part of the initial contacting by email, we add a short research report on the topic of sensors. For this purpose we prepared within recent weeks a sector report on the market development & forecast, the key growth factors, the industry trends as well as the underlying M&A strategies and dynamic within the sensor sector.…

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