Four-legged family members to be pampered in Asia

In the UK we have long been seen as a nation of animal lovers and now it would appear that three Asian companies are confident this trend will spread throughout the Asia Pacific region, with a USD 1bn acquisition announced today.

PE firms continue their walk in to the world of pets

PetSmart is the latest pet products supplier to be targeted by a private equity firm.

KKR to walk Pets At Home to market

Pets at Home is the latest PE-backed company aiming to make its stock market debut as investment firms make IPOs their exit method of choice

The UK’s passion for pets provides potential windfall for KKR

KKR is rumoured to be planning an IPO for its portfolio company Pets at Home, marking the latest high street retailer aiming to go public

Free pet food for all in need?

Nestlé Purina has agreed to buy pet adoption website operator Petfinder in its first major digital acquisition, extending its animal welfare activities and strengtheng its position as a leading pet nutrition and care information provider.