Plant-based boom: IPOs, SPAC mergers, and the investor appetite for public companies

Date: 14 April, 2021

Patrick Morris, chief executive, Eat Beyond Global Holdings

Claire Smith, founding director of humane investment platform, Beyond Investing

Olivier Colombo, Investment consultant and investor

The investment momentum in the stock markets shows no signs of slowing down. The imminent IPOs of Swedish milk alternative company Oatly and food delivery Deliveroo have whet the appetite of investors – and there’s more. At least three SPAC mergers are on the horizon and several food and drinks brands have turned to the public market already with shares skyrocketing at unprecedented levels, such as The Very Good Food Company, for example. This NutritionInvestor webinar welcomes experienced investors to help you make sense of the new landscape, discussing the emerging dynamics and the companies to watch.

Topics discussed:

  • IPO outlook in the food, drink and nutrition space
  • SPAC investment
  • Portfolio rationalisation
  • Valuation multiple expectations
  • Challenges and opportunities for publicly traded companies
  • Gain insights into key food, drink, and nutrition stocks to watch