Nestlé kinds European pizza enterprise with personal fairness agency PAI

Nestlé introduced a three way partnership with personal fairness agency PAI Companions to deal with its European frozen pizza enterprise, which generates practically $350 million in annual gross sales.

Why it issues: The deal lets Nestlé push a low-growth enterprise off its stability sheet, whereas additionally acceding to some shareholder calls for that its product portfolio turn into more healthy.

  • It is also junk meals déjà vu, as Nestlé and PAI did an identical deal for U.S. ice cream in 2019.

Particulars: The transaction is anticipated to shut within the second half of 2023, pending regulatory approval, and would come with European distribution of manufacturers like Wagner, Buitoni and Backyard Connoisseur.

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