From Petfood Industry:

Find out about merger and acquisition activity in the pet food industry in October.

Novozymes acquires Pacific Vet Group-USA

Novozymes has acquired Pacific Vet Group-USA Inc. (PVG) for an undisclosed amount. Based in Arkansas, PVG develops and produces probiotics for animals. The company has significant know-how in probiotic applications for poultry, strong development expertise, a pipeline for the poultry hatchery segment, and a smaller commercial product portfolio.

PetSmart-Petco merger talks stall over antitrust risk

Merger talks between PetSmart Inc. and Petco Holdings Inc. have stalled because of disagreements over antitrust risks, according to a report.

Laroy Group acquires Europet Bernina

Continuing on its path of international expansion, Wondelgem, Belgium-based pet supplies specialist Laroy Group reached an acquisition agreement with Dutch group Europet Bernina International (EBI) on October 21, 2015.