on December 5, 2013

Petfood mergers and acquisitions poised to reshape the market

The petfood market is ever more concentrated thanks to hot M&A activity, expected to continue in 2014 and beyond

Petfood is a concentrated, top-heavy market, with the top two companies alone (Mars Petcare and Nestlé Purina PetCare) accounting for nearly 50% of sales. The top 30 companies comprise at least 70% of the market (see p. XX). Much of that concentration is due to continued merger and acquisition (M&A)…

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