Financial plays

Lactalis pays €8.28m for stake in Spanish ingredients researcher

Lactalis pays €8.28m for stake in Spanish ingredients researcher

By Shane Starling

The Spanish subsidiary of French dairy giant Lactalis has paid €8.28m for 29.9 per cent of the ingredients research division of Spanish dairy group Ebro Foods, which produces the omega-3 forms for Ebro Puleva’s successful €100m+ selling omega-3 milk.

DSM's €24/share offer for Martek remains open until February 21, 2010

DSM’s Greenback formalises €829m Martek tender

By Shane Starling

Greenback Acquisition Corporation, a wholly-owned Royal DSM subsidiary, has begun the formal tender for Martek Biosciences, which DSM announced it was buying for €829m ($1.087bn) last month.

UK stock market regulation crucial to food prices, say economists

UK stock market regulation crucial to food prices, say economists

By Jess Halliday in London

Regulating food speculation in the City of London is the lynchpin to preventing volatility over food prices, say economists, as parallel measures on both sides of the Atlantic will block traders conducting secretive deals wherever they can.

Naturex president: acquisition policy remains unchanged

Exclusive interview

Naturex president: acquisition policy remains unchanged

By Shane Starling

Naturex president and chief executive officer, Jacques Dikansky, tells Shane Starling why in August the French botanicals giant bought Spanish supplier, Natraceutical Group, to double its size for the third time since 2002.

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