TRANSACTION DETAILS  
     


Client: Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD)
Transaction: Acquisition of Farmland Foods, Inc.
Industry: Food - Meat and Poultry
Service: Buy-Side Advisory
Owner: Publicly Traded
Details: Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD) acquired the pork production and processing assets of Farmland Industries, Inc., a farmer-owned cooperative that produced pork products, provided beef packing services, exported agricultural products and provided farmers with feed, fertilizer and pesticides. Smithfield Foods, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the processing of pork and production of hogs in the United States and internationally.

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