A Good Deal for Smithfield Foods?


The following video is from Friday's Motley Fool Money roundtable discussion, with host Chris Hill and analysts Ron Gross, James Early, and Charly Travers.

On Wednesday, Shuanghui International Holdings reached an agreement to buy Smithfield Foods for $4.7 billion. Smithfield Foods is the world's largest pork producer. The deal is the largest ever purchase of a U.S. company by a Chinese firm. In this installment of Motley Fool Money, our analysts discuss what it means for investors.

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