The private equity community has developed a modest fascination with the pet industry over the past five years. Interest has accelerated markedly since 2007, as evidenced by deal volume. Notably, deal volume grew from 2009–2010 in contrast to the broader consumer marketplace which contracted. 2011 is off to a strong start for the industry, with five announced deals in January to-date.
In the March 2020 issue of Petfood Industry, learn about pet food supply chain risks, explore dietary factors related to canine dilated cardiomyopathy and discover how sustainability has grown in importance.