Pretzel Crisps | Snack Factory
Maker of flat pretzel-shaped crackers
Private equity investors have sold or taken public 97 U.S. companies in the Consumer Non-Durables industry, since the beginning of 2008, according to the PitchBook Platform, and there's a particularly strong appetite in the industry for PE-backed food companies. Food Products transactions make up the bulk of the Non-Durables exit activity. The sector accounts for 69% of the exits so far this year, up from a 48% share of the activity in 2011.