Smithfield Foods Inc

Type: Company
Name: Smithfield Foods Inc
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Smithfield parent company raises $2B-plus in 2nd IPO attempt

By Dave MayfieldThe Virginian-Pilot© July 30, 2014WH Group Ltd., the Chinese parent company of Smithfield Foods Inc., on Tuesday completed its second attempt at an IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, The Wall Street Journal and other news services r ... [Published HamptonRoads.com - 6 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

WH Group brings home the bacon

WH Group, the Chinese pork producer that pulled its high-profile $5 billion initial public offering earlier this year, raised $2.05 billion in a re-launched deal, buoyed by rallying Asian stock markets.The pork producer sold 2.56 billion shares at a fixed ... [Published Finance Asia - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

WH Group Aims Lower in Second IPO Attempt

(c) 2014 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.If the initial public offering of Chinese pork producer WH Group Ltd . goes through as expected Tuesday, it will be one of the first things to go right for the company since its purchase of Smithfield Foods Inc . last ... [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: WH Group Ltd, Attempt, IPOs
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Scandal in China has global implications

Not long ago, Americans — Virginians in particular — were greatly concerned about a Chinese firm’s purchase of Smithfield Foods, home of the iconic Smithfield ham.Among other worries was the nebulous fear that ownership from China would spoil Smithfield’s ... [Published Daily Progress - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Plant could affect water supply

Currently, my family is blessed with a well that provides clean water. However, we are concerned because Sanderson Farms is proposing to put a chicken processing plant and spray fields near our home. This plant will need millions of gallons of water each ... [Published Fayetteville Observer - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Chinese pork giant WH Group makes second try for IPO with slimmed-down share offering

HONG KONG –The company, which bought U.S. producer Smithfield Foods last year, said Friday it would sell 2.6 billion shares at 6.20 Hong Kong dollars (80 cents). The deal would raise HK$15.9 billion ($2 billion).WH Group had originally planned to raise ... [Published FOXBusiness.com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Kretschmar Master's Cut® Sweepstakes Will Offer Cooking Enthusiasts The Experience Of A Lifetime

To enter, fans are invited to visit the Kretschmar Facebook page at www.facebook.com/kretschmardeli, click on the link to the "Culinary Institute"For any cooking enthusiast, this is truly a trip of a lifetime," said Mike SargentThe CIA at Greystone is ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Right To Farm Ballot Language Misleading? Updated at 9:24 AM

The ballot language for the proposed Right To Farm amendment (Amendment One) to the Missouri Constitution seems harmless enough: “Shall the Missouri Constitution be amended to ensure that the right of Missouri citizens to engage in agricultural production ... [Published Linn County Leader - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Chinese pork giant WH Group eyes $2.3bn from revived Hong Kong IPO

Private equity backed pork production giant   WH Group has relaunched its recently scrapped IPO in the hope of raising $2.3bn.WH cancelled the public listing in April citing volatile markets and rising valuations, which had already seen it slash the expected ... [Published AltAssets.net - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 2 reports

Smithfield’s Chinese owner revives IPO effort

WH Group Ltd., the Chinese owner of Virginia-based Smithfield Foods Inc., plans to seek at least $2.3 billion in a revived initial public offering in Hong Kong.WH Group will seek a valuation of more than 12 times its estimated 2014 profit, according to ... [Published Richmond Times Dispatch - Jul 12 2014]
Entities: IPOs, WH Group Ltd, Owner
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Twice-Cooked Pork: WH Group Announces Plans to Relist on Hong Kong Exchange

WH Group Ltd, the parent company of US pork producer Smithfield Foods , is refiling for a Hong Kong initial public offering (IPO). In April the company was approved for an initial listing of $6 billion , but the deal was later dropped. The Financial Times ... [Published China Business Review - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 5 reports

WH Group to offer revised IPO

Chinese pork producer and Smithfield Foods parent company WH Group said it plans to raise up to $3 billion as early as this month in a revived Hong Kong initial public offering. The company initially hoped to raise $5.3 million in an April IPO, reports ... [Published National Provisioner Online - Jul 10 2014]

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TMR:  Ding Xuedong also said that the CIC is "keen to work with the right partners to invest in greenfield projects." Can we then expect major Chinese investment in the Western fertilizer sector, as we have seen with oil and gas and the purchase of Smithfield?
...18, spokeswoman Erin Munley DeWaters said. Food Lion, Horton said, made the first move, asking for samples. "It shows that the customer can really influence the success of a brand and the growth."
..." Shortly thereafter, the FDA required drug manufacturers to add this warning label: "Ractopamine may increase the number of injured and/or fatigued pigs during marketing. Not for use in breeding swine." [ Memo to Congress: Protect Public Health, Not Toxic Chemicals (Op-Ed )]
"For any cooking enthusiast, this is truly a trip of a lifetime," said Mike Sargent , brand manager, Kretschmar Deli. "Our goal was to pair the best cooking instruction with the best culinary facility to offer an unparalleled experience. This will undoubtedly be an unforgettable weekend for our winners."

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Missouri farm rights under debate as voters con... [Published Fox 2 Now - 6 hours ago]
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WH Group brings home the bacon [Published Finance Asia - 9 hours ago]
John Chu: Investors can feast on fertilizer yie... [Published Resource Investor - 9 hours ago]
WH Group Raises $2.05B in Hong Kong IPO [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - 19 hours ago]
When the CEO IS the Brand [Published Business 2 Community - Jul 29 2014]
Scandal in China has global implications [Published Daily Progress - Jul 28 2014]
WH Group Aims Lower in Second IPO Attempt [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Jul 28 2014]
WH Group takes second stab at IPO [Published Global FoodMate - Jul 28 2014]
China food crisis spreads to foreign brands [Published TD Ameritrade - Jul 28 2014]
Doughtie's local barbecue fave squeals over com... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 27 2014]
Letter: Plant could affect water supply [Published Fayetteville Observer - Jul 27 2014]
Banned in 160 Nations, Why is Ractopamine in U.... [Published LiveScience.com - Jul 26 2014]
Asia's emerging countries need to move away fro... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 26 2014]
Bulking up in the protein sector [Published Food in Canada - Jul 25 2014]
Chinese pork giant WH Group makes second try fo... [Published FOXBusiness.com - Jul 25 2014]
Paul Hastings Identifies Top Inbound and Outbou... [Published Paul Hastings - Jul 25 2014]
Pork powerhouse wins nuisance lawsuits [Published Star Press - Jul 24 2014]
National Security and Navigating Foreign Invest... [Published Edelman - Jul 23 2014]
Virus is attacking the state’s pigs [Published Bladen Journal - Jul 23 2014]
Kretschmar Master's Cut® Sweepstakes Will Offer... [Published ITbriefing - Jul 23 2014]
Right To Farm Ballot Language Misleading? Updat... [Published Linn County Leader - Jul 23 2014]
Kretschmar Master's Cut® Sweepstakes Will Offer... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Jul 23 2014]
Kretschmar Master's Cut Sweepstakes Will Offer ... [Published FinanzNachrichten.de - Jul 23 2014]
Chinese pork giant WH Group eyes $2.3bn from re... [Published AltAssets.net - Jul 23 2014]
WH Group IPO is now more of a piglet [Published Finance Asia - Jul 22 2014]
WH Group to Relaunch IPO Wednesday [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Jul 22 2014]
China Checks Production of U.S. Firm Amid Shang... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 22 2014]
China's cattle feast on alfalfa from Utah ranch [Published Idaho Statesman - Jul 22 2014]
Sausage on tap [Published Food Business News - Jul 21 2014]
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The Morning Leverage: A Juicy Deal for Brynwood [Published WSJ.com: Private Equity Beat - Jul 02 2014]
Mike Lucas for Dow Jones From this morning’s LBO Wire: Baird Capital’s Myelin Health Communications Inc., a provider of marketing communication services to the health-care industry, is expanding with the acquisition of AVID Design Inc. , Amy Or reports. ...
Kansas City Barbeque Society Announces Smithfie... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Jun 19 2014]
NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of competition barbeque cooks claim to have the best pork ribs. In 2014, Smithfield and Farmland, two leading brands under the Smithfield Foods family of banners, will help settle the argument. ...
Eckrich and Country Music Artist Randy Houser H... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jun 12 2014]
LISLE, Ill., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platinum-selling country music artist Randy Houser joined Eckrich, part of the John Morrell Food Group, a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, today for a special homecoming for our wounded military service members ...
What Tyson’s Bid for Hillshire Means for Food I... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - May 29 2014]
Source: Thinkstock Thursday morning we learned that Hillshire Brands ( NYSE:HSH ) received a second takeout offer from Tyson Foods ( NYSE:TSN ) after receiving one on Tuesday from Pilgrim’s Pride ( NASDAQ:PPC ). Tyson offered Hillshire shareholders ...
Hillshire Brands Is Sold: What It Means for Inv... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - May 27 2014]
Source: Thinkstock On Tuesday morning, we learned that Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation ( NASDAQ:PPC ) proposed to buy out fellow packaged food company Hillshire Brands Co. ( NYSE:HSH ). The company proposed to pay $45/share, or about $6.6 billion ...
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Smithfield Foods Again Named in FORTUNE 500 Ran... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jun 27 2014]
CorporateRegister.com Honors Smithfield Foods f... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 29 2014]
Smithfield Foods Reports Record First Quarter R... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 14 2014]
Smithfield Foods to Report Fiscal 2014 First Qu... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 07 2014]
AMI Foundation Awards Smithfield Foods, Facilit... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Apr 30 2014]
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