The race for Independent Distillers

Although Lion Nathan has remained coy about its interest in Independent Distillers, it is widely expected to bid for the company. However, Independent’s strong presence in key RTD markets in Australia and New Zealand is likely to attract other bidders. Ben Cooper reports.

Lion not alone in stalking Independent

1 September 2006

Although Lion Nathan has remained coy about its interest in Independent Distillers, it is widely expected to bid for the company. However, Independent’s strong presence in key RTD markets in Australia and New Zealand is likely to attract other bidders. Ben Cooper reports.

INDIA: UB mulls Independent bid - report

30 August 2006

UB Group has reportedly earmarked New Zealand’s Independent Liquor as a potential takeover target.

NZ: Independent Liquor invites offers

24 August 2006

The family behind New Zealand’s Independent Liquor has today (24 August) started the process to sell the company. The Erceg family’s advisors, investment bank UBS, said interested parties are being invited to outline potential bids.

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