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James Wilmore

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PepsiCo will have branded channels within the iTunes radio serviceUS: PepsiCo signs iTunes radio marketing deal 19 September 2013

PepsiCo has said it expects to reach "millions" of consumers digitally in a tie-up with the newly-launched iTunes Radio.


PepsiCo has announced the death of Saad Abdul-Latif ASIA/AFRICA: PepsiCo AMEA boss dies 20 August 2013

The CEO of PepsiCo's Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) unit, Saad Abdul-Latif, has died suddenly.


SuntoryJAPAN: Suntory food unit gets approval for Tokyo listing 30 May 2013

Suntory Holdings' food and soft drinks unit has won approval to list on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), a move expected to see the company raise around JYN476bn (US$4.7bn).


JAPAN: F&N sale sees Kirin return to profit in Q1 1 May 2013

Kirin Holdings has reported a significant return to net profit in its first quarter helped by the sale of its stake in Fraser and Neave earlier this year.


Coca-Cola is set to take a greater stake in InnocentUK/US: Coke eyes Innocent expansion with deal to up stake 25 February 2013

The Coca-Cola Co. has agreed a deal to increase its stake in UK smoothie and Veg pots maker Innocent as it looks to expand the brand internationally.


Kirin is giving up its stake in F&NJAPAN/SINGAPORE: Kirin to sell Fraser & Neave stake 1 February 2013

Japanese food and drink firm Kirin Holdings has said it will sell its 15% stake in Fraser and Neave to investment vehicle TCC Assets for around S$2bn (US$1.6bn).


TCC has taken a controlling stake in Singapore conglomerate F&NSINGAPORE: ThaiBev's TCC takes controlling stake in Fraser and Neave 31 January 2013

Thai investment vehicle TCC Assets has gained a controlling stake in Singapore food and drink group Fraser and Neave after acquiring more shares in the group.


SINGAPORE: Fraser & Neave directors to leave 29 January 2013

Fraser & Neave's board of directors have said they will resign from the company once the takeover by TCC Assets is completed.


TCCSINGAPORE: TCC says latest Fraser & Neave offer is "final" 22 January 2013

ThaiBev-controlled TCC Assets has said its SGD9.55-per-share bid for Fraser & Neave (F&N) is its "final" offer for the group.


The lengthy battles for F&N appears to have drawn to a closeSINGAPORE: OUE withdraws from Fraser & Neave bidding war 21 January 2013

The battle for Fraser & Neave appears to be over after Overseas Union Enterprise (OUE) said it will not increase its bid to match its rival, TCC Assets.


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