STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS OF MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS IN THE FOOD INDUSTRY

Determinants of merger and acquisition activity in the food industry are analyzed using logit regression analysis. Factors affecting the food processing, food retailing and food service sectors are considered. Results indicate merger and acquisition activity in all three sectors are significantly influenced by antitrust activity, profitability and real gross domestic product.


Issue Date:
1997-07
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/27847
Published in:
Journal of Food Distribution Research, Volume 28, Number 2
Page range:
1-13
Total Pages:
13




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