Foster's future hangs with the markets

By David Robertson | 17 February 2003

If US$400m in bonds mature for Foster's this year, it could radically change the company's acquisition strategy, which has consisted of bolt on purchases only in the last 12 months. David Robertson examines Foster's dilemma as it seeks to drive its share price to the levels needed to make the equity exchange.

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If US$400m in bonds mature for Foster's this year, it could radically change the company's acquisition strategy, which has consisted of bolt on purchases only in the last 12 months. David Robertson examines Foster's dilemma as it seeks to drive its share price to the levels needed to make the equity exchange.

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