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Active Year for Transactions in 2011, Likely to Pick Up Further in 2012

Active Year for Transactions in 2011, Likely to Pick Up Further in 2012

Highlights from Nutrition Capital Network dealflow: Transactions up 10% in 2011, more growth slated for ‘12.

Transactions in the nutrition industry were reasonably active in 2011, but we still expect a pickup in 2012 and 2013 for a variety of factors.

On the macro level, there is excess capital in both of the major buying communities of corporations and private equity firms. Cash reserves of the S&P 500 have grown from $4.2 trillion at the end of 2007 to $5.8 trillion at the end of 2011. Global private equity firms are sitting on almost $1 trillion in un-invested capit

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