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2007 - the year in review

US/UK: Peltz sounds warning to Cadbury

US/UK: Peltz sounds warning to Cadbury

Shares in Cadbury Schweppes rose this afternoon (18 December) after activist investor Nelson Peltz threatened to become “more active” if the UK confectioner failed to progress next year.

Hershey Trust on the horns of a dilemma

Hershey Trust on the horns of a dilemma

Recent remarks from the Hershey Trust have again raised the question of whether its resistance to yielding control of the US confectionery company is ultimately damaging its prospects. As Cadbury Schweppes waits to see if the trust will change its view towards a merger, Ben Cooper suggests the companies represent a perfect fit from more than just a commercial standpoint.