Sunday Nov 24
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Mound City Money column
Nov. 24 -- William Stiritz doesn't have the public profile of a Carl Icahn or George Soros , but he may have more pull inside a boardroom.
Fitch Affirms ConAgra's IDRs at 'BBB-/F3'; Outlook Stable
To finance the acquisition, ConAgra utilized approximately $550 million cash, a $1.5 billion term loan, net proceeds from $3.975 billion new notes, and $269 million from the company's equity offering.
Post Holdings, Inc. Files (8-K) Disclosing Results of Operations and Financial Condition
Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition. In a press release dated November 20, 2013 , a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, and the text of which is incorporated by reference herein, Post Holdings, Inc. announced results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2013 and provided guidance for fiscal ... (more)
When Earning Profit Becomes a Challenge, Brand Value Means a Lot to Food Companies
The U.S. food markets sector is mature and competitive. The processed food industry is facing low growth rates and high energy costs , but there are opportunities still left for companies that make acquisitions, cost reduction programs or differentiation strategies.