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Will any food and beverage company be eating up Mondelez?

Companies and Markets

By Lauren Stevens  |  November 12, 2015

Last quarter, Bill Ackman's Pershing Square Capital took a stake in Mondelez (MDLZ-US) as Ackman reportedly saw Kraft Heinz (KHC-US) as a potential buyer for MDLZ.


Mondelez manufactures snack food and beverage products. The company currently has 353 entities and includes brands such as Oreo cookies, Cadbury, and Trident Gum.

Using FactSet's entity data management, we can expose a taxonomy of linkages and hierarchies between entities, securities, people, and funds to analyze the related companies that would be impacted by a potential deal. Here we see that Mondelez has 39 suppliers and 11 customers.


There are 2,542 companies in the FactSet Revere Food, Beverage and Agriculture sub-sector. Thirty-one of these companies have a market value over $20 Billion, including potential buyer Kraft Heinz.


Lauren Stevens

Senior Vice President, Senior Director Strategy, Content & Technology Solutions

Ms. Lauren K. Stevens is Senior Vice President, Senior Director Strategy for FactSet’s Content and Technology Solutions at FactSet. In this role, she is responsible for analyzing market research and determining the direction of the FactSet content, cloud, and technology strategy. Since joining FactSet in 2006, she has worked as a Consultant until 2008 and then as an Economic Specialist until 2013 when she assumed her current role. Ms. Stevens earned her B.S. in Policy Analysis from Cornell University.