Tag archives: Food and Agribusiness

New genetics technologies set to revolutionize life sciences

Curing diseases by editing a person’s genes or using medicine specifically designed to work with their genetic profile has long been the realm of science fiction. However, new technologies have made this area of “personalized medicine” a hotbed for potential M&A growth. CRISPR, a new technology already in discussions for a Nobel Prize, is revolutionizing … Continue reading

M&A Activity in Canada’s Food and Agribusiness Sector

The Canadian food and agribusiness sector has recently been experiencing healthy activity on the M&A front. At the retail level, two very large deals were announced this summer. Facing increasing competition from United States retailers, leading Canadian grocery chains have been feeling the pressure to increase market share through acquisitions. In June, Sobeys announced its … Continue reading
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