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Merge with caution: the future of food delivery services

The convenience and efficiency of meal ordering applications (“apps”) has led to a rapid development in food delivery services. However, despite the ever-growing popularity of online takeout, the increase in food-delivery companies and the decrease in restaurants offering food delivery service is slowing the growth of what could be a lucrative market. Consumers of this … Continue reading

2017 M&A outlook

As 2016 draws to a close, Ernst & Young has released its 15th edition of its Global Capital Confidence Barometer (the GCCB), which looks forward toward the trends and expectations in the M&A market for 2017. The GCCB is survey of more than 1,700 senior executives, including 52 Canadian executives, from large global companies located … Continue reading

Growing consumer demand for natural and organic food fueling food industry M&A

As demand for organic and natural food continues to increase, food industry leaders look for new ways to attract health conscious consumers. The past few years have seen a pattern of food industry giants acquiring natural and organic food manufacturers to appeal to a growing demographic of consumers looking for healthy alternatives to traditional food … Continue reading