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Saturday, April 02, 2016

Agriculture: The Next M&A Growth Sector? - Forbes

Agriculture: The Next M&A Growth Sector? - Forbes: When analyzing M&A trends in agriculture, there are two main sub-sectors to focus on: 1) farming; and 2) agribusiness, which includes companies that make fertilizer, insecticides, chemicals and seeds. Historically, the real action has been in the latter and there’s been tremendous consolidation whereby only a handful of players dominate the industry. Trends in the former, however, suggest that farming may soon become a hotbed of M&A activity.