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returns, but later the companies created a dispute over navigation of the Russian market. The dispute stemmed from the two companies’ incompatible philosophies. Then in 2009, Nadia faced financial challenges forcing it to seek a buyer. The preferred buyer was Perdigão, but the Brazilian antitrust agency Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) stopped the decision of the acquisition stating that it would bring food inflation in the country and also lead to stifling domestic competition (Bell & Kindred, 2011). In 2011, there was a significant debate in the ruling of the merging of the two companies whereby CADE officials were against the move while the public saw the acquisition to be the best to place the companies in the competitive global market. Later in July 2011, CADE approved the merger, and the two companies retained their strong brands (Bell & Kindred, 2011). Having covered the history of the Brasil Foods and the summary of the case, I am now going to state the strengths and weaknesses of Brasil Foods. Strengths
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3 BRASIL FOODS The company has different slaughtering units in different parts of the country which makes the production easy. It also has three operational plants outside Brazil making the company's productive capacity to be modernized and broad (Bell & Kindred, 2011). The
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