Australia’s second largest alcoholic beverages group is currently discussing the merits of a takeover offer by their major shareholder. Japan’s Kirin Holdings, which has a 46.13% stake in Lion...

Kirin Holdings, Japan’s second largest brewer, and San Miguel Corporation (SMC) have entered into an agreement for Kirin to purchase the 43.3% of San Miguel Brewery, Inc. (SMB), the largest brewer...

Coca-Cola Amatil’s major shareholder, The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC), has sent a letter to Kirin – the major shareholder of Lion Nathan – advising that they would no longer discuss the...

Lion Nathan’s November offer for Coca-Cola Amatil remains on the table, as talks between The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) and Lion Nathan’s major shareholder continue. Coca-Cola Amatil today updated...

Coca-Cola Amatil Chief Executive Terry Davis has told a business congress in Sydney this morning that he believes Lion Nathan will struggle to up the bid that CCA believes undervalues their worth. Last...

Lion Nathan Chief Executive, Rob Murray, has advised that Australia’s second largest brewer is likely to drop their bid for Coca-Cola Amatil if it cannot be made on amiable terms. The offer, which...

Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) Chief Executive Terry Davis is not likely to change his mind about the current $7.6b takeover bid tabled by Lion Nathan, believing it to be “half-baked”. He has left...

The Board of Coca-Cola Amatil has decided to fend off the takeover offer made by Lion Nathan, believing it not to be in the best interests of their shareholders. Yesterday they noted “material deficiencies”...

Lion Nathan Limited has confirmed that it is in discussions with Coca-Cola Amatil Limited (CCA) regarding a potential combination of the two companies, which would result in Lion Nathan acquiring all of...

Rumours continue to circulate that Pepsi are sounding out new bottlers for their brands in New Zealand and Australia. The Australian Financial Review last week reported that PepsiCo was discussing their...