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Slide #1. The Hillshire Brands Company Pinnacle Foods Inc.

Acquirer: The Hillshire Brands Company (HSH)
Acquiree: Pinnacle Foods Inc. (PF)
Details: The Hillshire Brands Company and Pinnacle Foods Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Hillshire Brands will acquire all outstanding shares of Pinnacle Foods in a cash and stock transaction. Under the terms of the agreement, each share of Pinnacle Foods common stock will be exchanged for $18.00 in cash and 0.50 shares of Hillshire Brands common stock. The total enterprise value of the transaction is approximately $6.6 billion, including Pinnacle Foods' outstanding net debt, which reflects an adjusted EBITDA multiple of 9.6x. The transaction brings together two highly complementary businesses with leading, iconic brands to create a diversified food company with estimated pro forma 2014 sales of $6.6 billion. On a combined basis, the companies will have leading positions in key frozen, refrigerated and center of store grocery categories.

Hillshire Brands is a manufacturer and marketer of brand name food products. Co. is a provider of meat-centric food products for the retail and foodservice markets. Co.'s portfolio includes brands such as Jimmy Dean, Ball Park, Hillshire Farm, State Fair, Sara Lee frozen bakery and Chef Pierre pies, as well as brands Aidells and Gallo Salame. Co.'s operations are organized around two business segments: Retail and Foodservice/Other. Co.'s Retail segment sells a variety of packaged meat and frozen bakery products to retail customers in North America. Co.'s Foodservice/Other segment sells a variety of meat and bakery products to foodservice customers in North America.

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Hillshire Brands is a manufacturer and marketer of brand name food products. Co. is a provider of meat-centric food products for the retail and foodservice markets. Co.'s portfolio includes brands such as Jimmy Dean, Ball Park, Hillshire Farm, State Fair, Sara Lee frozen bakery and Chef Pierre pies, as well as brands Aidells and Gallo Salame. Co.'s operations are organized around two business segments: Retail and Foodservice/Other. Co.'s Retail segment sells a variety of packaged meat and frozen bakery products to retail customers in North America. Co.'s Foodservice/Other segment sells a variety of meat and bakery products to foodservice customers in North America.

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Company Name: 
Hillshire Brands Co
Stock buyback: 
HSH buyback
Website: 
www.hillshirebrands.com
Sector: 
Food & Beverage
Company Name: 
Pinnacle Foods Inc.
Stock buyback: 
PF buyback
Website: 
www.pinnaclefoods.com
Sector: 
Food & Beverage
Number of ETFs Holding PF: 
36
Total Market Value Held by ETFs: 
$132.30M
Total Market Capitalization: 
$7.88B
% of Market Cap. Held by ETFs: 
1.68%
 

List of Food & Beverage Mergers & Acquisitions in this Slideshow:

10/1/2012:
Acquirer: Legumex Walker Inc. (LWP.CA)
Acquiree: Keystone Grain Ltd.
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10/11/2012:
Acquirer: Snyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE)
Acquiree: Snack Factory, LLC
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10/18/2012:
Acquirer: Masterfeeds Inc.
Acquiree: Ridley Inc. (RCL.CA)
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10/26/2012:
Acquirer: Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO)
Acquiree: Sara Lee And Earthgrains Assets In California And Earthgrains Assets In Oklahoma City
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10/31/2012:
Acquirer: B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS)
Acquiree: New York Style and Old London brands from Chipita America
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11/1/2012:
Acquirer: Maple Leaf Foods (MFI.CA)
Acquiree: Puratone Corporation
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11/4/2012:
Acquirer: The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (HAIN)
Acquiree: BluePrint
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11/8/2012:
Acquirer: Seneca Foods Corporation (SENEA)
Acquiree: Independent Foods, LLC
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11/16/2012:
Acquirer: Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (CALM)
Acquiree: Egg Production Assets of Maxim Production Co., Inc.
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11/27/2012:
Acquirer: ConAgra Foods, Inc. (CAG)
Acquiree: Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. (RAH)
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11/28/2012:
Acquirer: Ridley Inc. (RCL.CA)
Acquiree: Stockade Brands Inc.
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11/30/2012:
Acquirer: TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (THS)
Acquiree: Aseptic Cheese and Pudding Business from Associated Milk Producers Inc.
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12/3/2012:
Acquirer: Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)
Acquiree: GrainCorp Limited
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12/7/2012:
Acquirer: Yara International ASA
Acquiree: Bunge Brazilian Fertilizer Business (BG)
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12/21/2012:
Acquirer: The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (HAIN)
Acquiree: BluePrint brand
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1/3/2013:
Acquirer: Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL)
Acquiree: Skippy Peanut Butter Line
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1/14/2013:
Acquirer: Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO)
Acquiree: Certain Hostess Bread Brands and Bakeries
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1/14/2013:
Acquirer: Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (RMCF)
Acquiree: YHI, Inc
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1/15/2013:
Acquirer: Seneca Foods (SENEA)
Acquiree: Independent Foods LLC
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1/29/2013:
Acquirer: ConAgra Foods, Inc. (CAG)
Acquiree: Ralcorp (RAH)
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1/31/2013:
Acquirer: Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL)
Acquiree: U.S. Skippy Peanut Butter Business
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2/19/2013:
Acquirer: Tyson Foods (TSN)
Acquiree: Assets of Don Julio Foods
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2/25/2013:
Acquirer: Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO)
Acquiree: Sara Lee and Earthgrains Assets in California
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2/27/2013:
Acquirer: Omega Protein Corporation (OME)
Acquiree: Wisconsin Specialty Protein
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4/25/2013:
Acquirer: Inventure Foods, Inc. (SNAK)
Acquiree: Berry Processing Business from Willamette Valley Fruit Company
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5/2/2013:
Acquirer: Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)
Acquiree: GrainCorp Limited
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5/2/2013:
Acquirer: The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (HAIN)
Acquiree: Ella's Kitchen Group Limited
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5/7/2013:
Acquirer: B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS)
Acquiree: TrueNorth nut cluster brand from DeMet's Candy Company
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5/9/2013:
Acquirer: Post Holdings, Inc. (POST)
Acquiree: Organic and Natural Cereal, Granola and Snacks Business of Hearthside Food Solutions
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5/15/2013:
Acquirer: Lifeway Foods, Inc. (LWAY)
Acquiree: Golden Guernsey Dairy Plant
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5/23/2013:
Acquirer: Campbell Soup Company (CPB)
Acquiree: Plum Organics
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5/28/2013:
Acquirer: Post Holdings, Inc. (POST)
Acquiree: Hearthside Food Solutions
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5/31/2013:
Acquirer: McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC)
Acquiree: Wuhan Asia-Pacific Condiments Co. Ltd.
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6/3/2013:
Acquirer: Inventure Foods, Inc. (SNAK)
Acquiree: Willamette Valley Fruit Company's Berry Processing Business
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6/3/2013:
Acquirer: Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN)
Acquiree: Assets of Circle Foods, LLC
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6/10/2013:
Acquirer: B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS)
Acquiree: Robert's American Gourmet Food, LLC dba Pirate Brands
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6/17/2013:
Acquirer: Campbell Soup Company (CPB)
Acquiree: Kelsen Group
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6/24/2013:
Acquirer: TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (THS)
Acquiree: Cains Foods, L.P.
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7/1/2013:
Acquirer: TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (THS)
Acquiree: Cains Foods, L.P.
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7/8/2013:
Acquirer: B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS)
Acquiree: Robert's American Gourmet Food, LLC dba Pirate Brands
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7/8/2013:
Acquirer: Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO)
Acquiree: Hostess Bread Brands And Bakeries
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7/10/2013:
Acquirer: Industrias Bachoco S.A.B. de C.V. (IBA)
Acquiree: Arkansas of Morris Hatchery Inc.
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7/10/2013:
Acquirer: Boulder Brands, Inc. (BDBD)
Acquiree: Majority Ownership of Level Life Foods
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7/22/2013:
Acquirer: Flowers Foods (FLO)
Acquiree: 20 Hostess Bakeries And 5 Bread Brands
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7/24/2013:
Acquirer: Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)
Acquiree: GrainCorp Limited
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8/2/2013:
Acquirer: Post Holdings, Inc. (POST)
Acquiree: Premier Nutrition Corporation
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8/6/2013:
Acquirer: Darling International Inc. (DAR)
Acquiree: Terra Renewal Services, Inc.
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8/8/2013:
Acquirer: TreeHouse Foods (THS)
Acquiree: Associated Brands GP Corporation
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8/8/2013:
Acquirer: Campbell Soup Company (CPB)
Acquiree: Kelsen Group
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8/12/2013:
Acquirer: Pinnacle Foods Inc. (PF)
Acquiree: Wish-Bone Salad Dressings
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8/21/2013:
Acquirer: The J. M. Smucker Company (SJM)
Acquiree: Enray Inc.
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8/23/2013:
Acquirer: Darling International Inc. (DAR)
Acquiree: The Rothsay Rendering Business From Maple Leaf Foods Inc.
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8/26/2013:
Acquirer: Darling International Inc. (DAR)
Acquiree: Terra Renewal Services, Inc.
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8/27/2013:
Acquirer: Snyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE)
Acquiree: Assets of Stateline Service Corporation
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9/3/2013:
Acquirer: The Hillshire Brands Company (HSH)
Acquiree: Golden Island Jerky Brand
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9/4/2013:
Acquirer: Post Holdings, Inc. (POST)
Acquiree: Premier Nutrition Corporation
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9/16/2013:
Acquirer: Brynwood Partners VI L.P.
Acquiree: Lightlife Brand from ConAgra Foods (CAG)
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9/16/2013:
Acquirer: Post Holdings, Inc. (POST)
Acquiree: Dakota Growers Pasta Company
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9/24/2013:
Acquirer: Inventure Foods, Inc. (SNAK)
Acquiree: Fresh Frozen Foods, LLC
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10/1/2013:
Acquirer: High Liner Foods (HLF.CA)
Acquiree: American Pride Seafoods
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10/1/2013:
Acquirer: CVC Capital Partners
Acquiree: Campbell Soup Company European simple meals business (CPB)
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10/1/2013:
Acquirer: Pinnacle Foods Inc. (PF)
Acquiree: Wish-Bone Salad Dressings
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10/7/2013:
Acquirer: Darling International Inc. (DAR)
Acquiree: Vion Ingredients
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10/7/2013:
Acquirer: B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS)
Acquiree: Rickland Orchards
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10/8/2013:
Acquirer: TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (THS)
Acquiree: Associated Brands
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10/17/2013:
Acquirer: J & J Snack Foods Corp. (JJSF)
Acquiree: New York Pretzel
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10/24/2013:
Acquirer: Ebro Foods S.A.
Acquiree: Canada Bread Fresh Pasta Business (CBY.CA)
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10/28/2013:
Acquirer: CVC Capital Partners
Acquiree: Campbell European Simple Meals Business (CPB)
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10/28/2013:
Acquirer: Darling International Inc. (DAR)
Acquiree: Rothsay Rendering Business
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11/12/2013:
Acquirer: Inventure Foods, Inc (SNAK)
Acquiree: Fresh Frozen Foods, LLC
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12/16/2013:
Acquirer: GreenStar Agricultural Corporation (GRE.CA)
Acquiree: Beichen Tomato Products Company
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12/19/2013:
Acquirer: The Hershey Company (HSY)
Acquiree: Majority Share of Shanghai Golden Monkey Food Company
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12/23/2013:
Acquirer: Boulder Brands, Inc. (BDBD)
Acquiree: EVOL Foods
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12/23/2013:
Acquirer: Amira Nature Foods Ltd (ANFI)
Acquiree: Basmati Rice GmbH,
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1/2/2014:
Acquirer: Post Holdings (POST)
Acquiree: Dakota Growers Pasta Company
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1/6/2014:
Acquirer: GreenStar Agricultural Corp. (GRE.CA)
Acquiree: Beichen Tomato Products Company
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1/13/2014:
Acquirer: The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (HAIN)
Acquiree: Tilda Limited
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1/15/2014:
Acquirer: Alliance Grain Traders Inc. (AGT.CA)
Acquiree: Assets of CLIC International
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1/21/2014:
Acquirer: Tyson Foods (TSN)
Acquiree: Assets of Bosco's Pizza Co.
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1/30/2014:
Acquirer: Amira Nature Foods Ltd (ANFI)
Acquiree: Basmati Rice GmbH
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2/3/2014:
Acquirer: Post Holdings (POST)
Acquiree: Golden Boy Foods and Dymatize Enterprises
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2/7/2014:
Acquirer: Bunge North America (BG)
Acquiree: Corn Masa Flour Mill
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2/10/2014:
Acquirer: Bunge North America (BG)
Acquiree: Corn Flour Producers, LLC
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2/13/2014:
Acquirer: American Lorain Corporation (ALN)
Acquiree: 51% share capital in Athena Group
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2/18/2014:
Acquirer: Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (CALM)
Acquiree: Remaining Interests in Delta Egg Farm, LLC
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3/3/2014:
Acquirer: Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (CALM)
Acquiree: Remaining Interests in Delta Egg Farm, LLC
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3/5/2014:
Acquirer: Penford Corporation (PENX)
Acquiree: Gum Technology Corporation
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3/25/2014:
Acquirer: Penford Corporation (PENX)
Acquiree: Gum Technology Corporation
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4/1/2014:
Acquirer: Seneca Foods Corporation (SENEA)
Acquiree: 50% of Truitt Bros., Inc.
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4/3/2014:
Acquirer: B&G Foods (BGS)
Acquiree: Specialty Brands of America
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4/14/2014:
Acquirer: Saputo (SAP.CA)
Acquiree: Fluid Milk Activities of Scotsburn Co-Operative Services Limited
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4/15/2014:
Acquirer: The Mosaic Company (MOS)
Acquiree: ADM's Brazil And Paraguay Fertilizer Distribution Business (ADM)
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4/17/2014:
Acquirer: Post Holdings (POST)
Acquiree: Michael Foods
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4/21/2014:
Acquirer: Hillshire Brands (HSH)
Acquiree: Van's Natural Foods from Catterton Partners
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4/21/2014:
Acquirer: TreeHouse Foods (THS)
Acquiree: Protenergy Natural Foods
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4/29/2014:
Acquirer: The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (HAIN)
Acquiree: Rudi's Organic Bakery, Inc.
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5/1/2014:
Acquirer: J & J Snack Foods (JJSF)
Acquiree: Philly's Famous Water Ice, Inc.
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5/5/2014:
Acquirer: B&G Foods (BGS)
Acquiree: Specialty Brands of America
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5/7/2014:
Acquirer: Snyder's-Lance Inc. (LNCE)
Acquiree: Baptista's Bakery Inc.
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5/12/2014:
Acquirer: The Hillshire Brands Company (HSH)
Acquiree: Pinnacle Foods Inc. (PF)
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