12 Industry Groups

Agri, Food & Beverages

Agri, Food & Beverages

 

To learn more about our Agri, Food & Beverage Industry Group, please download the Industry Reports published by this M&A WORLDWIDE Industry Group.

 

Our market view

The agriculture, food, and beverage industries are structured under complex and more dynamic business models. While the Agri, Food & Beverages industry remains largely fragmented, it has been able to consolidate more and more into large, integrated operations. Irrespective of sector, size, and type of operations, numerous forces are reshaping the global industry, leading to a spate of new business models, consolidation, and thus, M&A activity.

Market Outlook

Consumer desires Sustainability
Agribusiness goes Digital
Disruptive value chains
Innovation spreads out the value

Latest Transactions

Team

Managing Partner

Jens Moller

Partner

Dr. Heinz H. Fischer

Founder and Managing Partner

Roberto Anker

Associate Director

Brian Barrett

Partner - Lille

Nicolas Bonnel

Associate Partner

Piotr Dalak

Partner

Philippe Delecourt

Partner

Luiz Guilherme

Partner

Markus Hämäläinen

Partner

Kristupas Kukarskas

Partner

Neil Mitchell

Senior Advisor

Yoshiyuki Numano

Senior Associate

Manel Pelegrina

Vice President

Dana Rennie

Managing Partner

Jens Moller

More than 20 years of experience in M&A and transactions. Participated in more than 180 deals in Denmark and cross-border. General experienced in small and mid-cap companies across industries, primarily family-owned businesses.

Group leader of Agri, Food & Beverages Industry Group in M&A Worldwide.

Industry experience:

Aerospace & defense; Building & construction; Business services; Clean technology; Electronics; Energy & renewables; Engineering; Financial services; Healthcare; Information technology; Luxury goods; Plastics; Recycling; Security; Steel, metal, and woodworking; Textile & clothing; Trade; Wholesale.

Partner

Dr. Heinz H. Fischer

Ph.D. in Economics, University Cologne. MBA University Cologne and Penn state/USA
Leading, MD- and C-level roles in mid-sized companies and multinationals: Sony, Dyson, Arcelik, LG-Electronics, Deutsche Telekom, Loewe, TTI-Group/Techtronic-Industries
Sales; omnichannel-management; brand-management.

Industry experience:

Agriculture; Beverages; Electronics; Food; Luxury goods; Retail and franchising; Telecom; Textile & clothing; Trade; Wholesale.
Co-leader of Agri, Food & Beverages Industry Group.

 

Founder and Managing Partner

Roberto Anker

Founder and Managing Partner of Proventus Advisors. Over 20 years of experience in M&A. Involved in over 100 M&A and corporate finance projects. Prior experience at Morgan Stanley in Latin America Investment Banking and Private Equity groups. MBA and BS in Systems Engineering from universities in the US.

Industry experience:

Agriculture; Automotive; Beverages; Building & construction; Business services; Energy & renewables; Engineering; Financial services; Food; Information technology; Insurance; Luxury goods; Media, printing, and publishing; Plastics.
Member of Agri, Food & Beverages Industry Group.

 

Associate Director

Brian Barrett

With 13 years of strategic and commercial experience working with SMEs, large corporates, and semi-state bodies, Brian is a leading corporate finance advisor. His expertise is helping companies to achieve their strategic ambitions and prepare for significant value events.

Member of the Agri, Food & Beverages Industry Group.

Industry experience:

Building & construction; Business services; Electronics; Energy & renewables; Financial services;  Hotels & restaurants; Leisure; Media, printing and publishing; Telecom; Transport & logistics.

 

Partner - Lille

Nicolas Bonnel

  • Graduated Audit & Finance, ESC Tours.
  • A long-standing member of the executive boards of the Beer Industry Global leader AB INBEV over 17 years in France, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Spain as Finance Director & President of AUXINDAL SA Bank in France.  
  • Executive Partner of MBA Capital (M&A advisory) in France for 8 years.
  • Member of the Food & Beverage industry group in M&A Worldwide for 8 years
  • French, English fluent, mother language French.
  • Prior to joining MBA Capital (Board Member of M&A Worldwide), Nicolas successfully carried out national and international M&A transactions through long-standing management positions in international Brewing Industry with global brands as Stella Artois, Budweiser, Leffe, Beck’s, Jupiler, Labatt, Corona …

20 years experience in M&A, with 40 deals performed with AB INBEV and 20 with MBA Capital with a Food & Beverage focus.

 

Associate Partner

Piotr Dalak

Over 10 years of experience in transaction advisory services teams at EY and KPMG. Supervised over 70 transactions advisory projects for corporate clients and PE funds. Is a qualified Associate Chartered Accountant in the UK and is a holder of UK Audit Qualifications.

Industry expertise:

Agriculture; Beverages; Energy & renewables; Engineering; Financial services; Food; Information technology; Real estate & facility management.

Partner

Philippe Delecourt

30 years’ experience in small and mid-corporate national and international M&A deals. More than 100 deals completed.

High experience in family businesses.

Author on books of corporate finance. Founder of Linkers in 2000.

Member of the Agri, Food & Beverages Industry Group.

Industry Experience:

Automotive, food, education & training, industry, insurance, business services.

 

Partner

Luiz Guilherme

Working in financial advisory for 9 years. Previously worked in M&A at Imeri Capital. BSc. in Business Administration and Accounting Sciences from IBMEC.

Industry Experience:

Advertising, PR & marketing; Agriculture; Automotive; Beverages; Chemicals; Electronics; Food; Healthcare; Information technology; Plastics; Retail and franchising; Telecom.

Partner

Markus Hämäläinen

 Over 20 years of international M&A experience from global engineering companies and corporate finance. Main sectors industrial engineering, B2B services, automation, offshore, and construction. Experience in integration, strategic planning, business development, and corporate law.

Industry expertise:

Building & construction; Business services; Engineering; Financial services; Steel, metal, and woodworking.

Partner

Kristupas Kukarskas

Experience in M&A, capital raising, and project financing for more than 14 years. Involved in SME local and international transactions.

Extensive LBO/MBOs and strategic advisory expertise.

Industry expertise in Agro, ICT, Business Services, Consumer Finance.

Industry expertise:

Agriculture; Building & construction; Business services; Financial services; Food; Leisure; Real estate & facility management; Steel, metal, and woodworking; Telecom; Trade; Wholesale.

Partner

Neil Mitchell

Chartered Accountant. Joined MAWW Manchester in 2004 after 4yrs at PWC and previously GlaxoSmithKline. Advised on deals from £10m to £150m. Significant experience in buy-side, sell-side, private equity, and IPO mandates across many sectors.

Participant in the Healthcare industry group. Now is a member of Agri, Food & Beverages Industry Group. 

Industry expertise:

Aerospace & defence; Beverages; Building & construction; Engineering; Financial services; Food; Healthcare; Life sciences; Textile & clothing; Transport & logistics.

Senior Advisor

Yoshiyuki Numano

Almost 30 years of experience in M&A advisory services, focusing on Japan-related Cross-Border M&As in numerous sectors in Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. (Asia & Europe), Frontier Management Inc., and currently in Growin Partners

Member of Agri, Food & Beverages Industry Group.

Industry experience:

Automotive; Beverages; Chemicals; Education and training; Energy & renewables; Food; Healthcare; Hotels & restaurants; Plastics; Real estate & facility management; Transport & logistics.

 

Senior Associate

Manel Pelegrina

Working experience at ARSCorporate and Mazars Auditors. Experience in M&A, Corporate Finance, Valuation, and Audit. Joined ARSCorporate in 2013.

Industrial experience:

Beverages; Business services; Education and training; Electronics; Financial services; Food; Healthcare; Information technology; Leisure; Media, printing, and publishing; Steel, metal, and woodworking; Textile & clothing.
Member of the IST, and the Agri, Food & Beverages Industry Group.

Vice President

Dana Rennie

Over 20 years of experience in the financial and M&A sectors.

Member of the Agri, Food & Beverages Industry Group.
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