Gerber acquisition

Gerber
  • Date announced: April 12, 2007
  • Date of closing: September 3, 2007
    Key highlights
  • Acquisition price: USD 5.5bn
  • Sales 2007: USD 1.95bn
  • Business sector: Baby foods
  • Number of employees: 4,500
  • Geographic spread: Americas

Press releases
Nestlé consolidates nutrition leadership position through acquisition of Gerber - April 12, 2007

Nestlé completes acquisition of Gerber - September 3, 2007

Presentation slides
Acquiring an iconic brand with leading positions in the high growth, high margin baby food category - April 12, 2007 (pdf 871Kb)
Audio webcast
Gerber acquisition: This conference call was held on April 11, 2007.
Listen to the audio webcast (27 Mb).