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Booker Group is to acquire Musgrave Retail Partners GB, the owner of 1,630 Londis convenience stores and 167 Budgens stores, for £40m.
Booker is to acquire Makro UK, the chain of 30 wholesale depots with 3,000 staff, for £140m.
Booker Group is creating up to 200 jobs at a new 250,000 sq ft Chef Direct catering distribution centre due to open in Didcot in June.
Booker has acquired Ritter Courivaud, the supplier of ingredients to restaurants, for £14m, as well as the Classic network of eight drinks depots for £4m.
Booker is to undergo a reverse takeover by Blueheath Holdings to create a combined food wholesaling group with annual turnover of £3bn.
Booker is acquiring the Trademarket cash and carry business from Alldays for £7.3m.
Booker has sold its Marine Harvest McConnell salmon farming business to Nutreco of the Netherlands for £33m, and is now looking to sell its Booker Tate and Fletcher Smith sugar-related subsidiaries.
Booker has sold its Arbor Acres chicken breeding business in the US to BC Partners for £68m, and is now looking to sell its salmon farming business.
Booker has sold its food service division to Bidvest of South Africa for £125m, in order to focus on its cash and carry business.
Booker has sold its fish processing business to a vehicle set up by Legal & General Ventures for £44m, and it will be renamed Bluecrest Seafood.
Booker has sold Daehnfeldt, the Danish seeds business, to Hicks, Muse, Tate and Furst, for £29m, and it is now looking to sell its fish processing subsidiary and its US turkey breeding operation.
Booker is selling its prepared foods business to a management buy-in for £57m, in order to reduce debt and focus on its core food services business.