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Whitbread CEO Says Got High Price For Costa - BBC Radio

Friday, 31 Aug 2018 02:30am EDT

Aug 31 (Reuters) - Whitbread CEO::SAYS THE PRICE OFFERED BY COCA COLA FOR COSTA COFFEE IS SIGNIFICANTLY HIGHER THAN ANYTHING WE COULD ACHIEVE BY A DEMERGER - BBC RADIO.SAYS THIS IS A SIGNIFICANT PREMIUM TO ANYTHING WE COULD ACHIEVE BY SPINNING IT OFF ALONE.SAYS WE CAN MAKE A BIG CONTRIBUTION TO THE PENSION FUND.SAYS YOU COULD SEE COSTA COFFEE IN EVERY PLACE THAT YOU SEE COCA COLA TODAY, INCLUDING VENDING MACHINES.

The Coca-Cola Company To Acquire Costa For About $5.1 Bln

Friday, 31 Aug 2018 02:00am EDT

Aug 31 (Reuters) - Coca-Cola Co ::THE COCA-COLA COMPANY TO ACQUIRE COSTA.DEAL FOR APPROXIMATELY $5.1 BILLION.EXPECTS TRANSACTION TO BE SLIGHTLY ACCRETIVE IN FIRST FULL YEAR, NOT TAKING INTO ACCOUNT ANY IMPACT FROM PURCHASE ACCOUNTING.BECAUSE COCA-COLA EXPECTS THE TRANSACTION TO CLOSE IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2019, THERE IS NO CHANGE TO 2018 GUIDANCE.COMPANY'S LONG-TERM TARGETS ALSO REMAIN.WHITBREAD WILL BE SEEKING SHAREHOLDER APPROVAL FOR THE TRANSACTION, WHICH IS EXPECTED TO TAKE PLACE BY MID-OCTOBER.

Sodastream International Says Will Hold A Special General Meeting Of Shareholders - SEC Filing

Tuesday, 28 Aug 2018 05:19pm EDT

Aug 28 (Reuters) - PepsiCo Inc ::SODASTREAM INTERNATIONAL SAYS WILL HOLD A SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS - SEC FILING.SODASTREAM INTERNATIONAL - SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING IS BEING CALLED TO APPROVE ACQUISITION OF CO BY PEPSICO.SODASTREAM INTERNATIONAL - RECORD DATE FOR SHAREHOLDERS ENTITLED TO ATTEND & VOTE AT THE SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING IS SEPT 4, 2018.

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