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Coca-Cola makes US$1.25 billion acquisition: Deals Insight from Thomson Reuters

Coca-Cola Co has agreed to acquire a 10% stake in Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc for a total value of US$1.25 billion. Please click below for Thomson Reuters latest Deals Insight. Highlights follow below.

- Coca-Cola Co agreed to acquire a 10% stake in Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc, a producer and wholesaler of roasted coffee, for US$74.98 per share or a total value of US$1.25 billion.

- The deal is Coca-Cola’s largest acquisition since it acquired the North American business of Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc for US$12.5 billion in 2010.

- With this announcement, M&A transactions in the food & beverage sector hit US$24.2 billion so far during 2014, 6-times the value registered during the same period last year (US$4.0 billion), and marking the highest year-to-date level in the sector since 2011.

- The deal is the third largest M&A transaction in the food & beverage sector so far this year after Suntory’s US$16.0 billion offer for Beam Inc, and Anheuser-Busch Inbev’s purchase of South Korea’s Oriental Brewery Co for US$5.8 billion. Bolstered by these deals, the food & beverage sector accounts for 9% of total worldwide announced M&A so far this year.

Thomson Reuters

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