Spotlight - The Battle for S&N

The announcement earlier this week that Carlsberg and Heineken are discussing making a bid for Scottish & Newcastle came far too early for the two European brewers. With no bid having been actually made, it's likely that Carlsberg and Heineken will have to pay a fair bit above the odds to take control of S&N.

Comment - The beginning of the end for Scottish & Newcastle?

19 October 2007

The announcement earlier this week that Carlsberg and Heineken are discussing making a bid for Scottish & Newcastle came far too early for the two European brewers. With no bid having been actually made, it's likely that Carlsberg and Heineken will have to pay a fair bit above the odds to take control of S&N.

S&N mounts legal challenge in takeover defence

1 November 2007

Scottish & Newcastle faces a tough battle to defend itself from the joint takeover launched by Carlsberg and Heineken. But today’s announcement of a legal challenge to Carlsberg over alleged breaches of the shareholder agreement governing their 50/50 joint venture, Baltic Beverages Holding (BBH), suggests it will not be going down without a fight. Ben Cooper reports.

UK: Scottish & Newcastle dismisses “unwelcome” Carlsberg, Heineken bid talk

18 October 2007

Scottish & Newcastle has dismissed the possibility of a takeover bid from Carlsberg and Heineken.

GLOBAL: Carlsberg, Heineken in talks to buy Scottish & Newcastle

17 October 2007

Carlsberg and Heineken have confirmed that they are in early discussions to acquire Scottish & Newcastle.

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