Melting point

18 August 2017 By Carol Ryan

Private equity consortiums are reported to be circling the Anglo-Dutch giant’s spreads business. A bidding war and the rich price paid for Reckitt’s food brands may help Unilever pocket more money. But unappetising returns await any buyer who pays more than 7 billion pounds.

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