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Has Coca-Cola Jumped From Frying Pan to Fire?

Two years ago, when serious speculation emerged over a plan by Coca-Cola Co to buy Monster Beverage Corporation, the energy drinks maker had...

Coca-Cola can unleash Monster with energy plunge

After years of speculation, the Coca-Cola Co yesterday finally took the plunge and agreed to snap up a 16.7% stake in Monster Beverage Corpo...

just the Facts - Casa Noble Tequila

Earlier today, Constellation Brands announced it is branching out into Tequila with the acquisition of Casa Noble . Here just-drinks takes a...

Counter-Bid Seals Fate for Treasury

Earlier this Summer, I argued that TWE's shareholders should sell out to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR), on the basis that long-term str...

Latest Interviews

Interview - Te Pa Family Vineyards owner 29 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

The owner of Te Pa Family Vineyards, Haysley MacDonald, and his head wine maker, Liam McElhinney, have been making waves in New Zealand with their fresh approach to wine making. This month, just-drinks met them during a trip to London to hear how their agricultural backgrounds have shaped the business and why consolidation in Marlborough will only go so far.


Interview - Constellation International's GM 3 Apr 2014

Andy Morton

At ProWein 2014, Andy Morton sat down with Constellation's international general manager Philip Kingston to talk about its expanding global ambitions including a new tie-up in China for its Robert Mondavi brand.

Latest News

Coca-Cola secures US$2.15bn stake in Monster 15 Aug 14

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co is to hand its energy portfolio to Monster Beverage Corp after agreeing to pay US$2.15bn for a 16.7% stake in the energy drinks company.


Constellation lines up Casa Noble Tequila buy 13 Aug 14

Olly Wehring

Constellation Brands has announced its intention to purchase the Casa Noble Tequila brand.


Treasury receives competing takeover bid 11 Aug 14

Olly Wehring

One week after Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR) and Rhone Capital pitched a joint-takeover bid for Treasury Wine Estates, another "global private equity investor" has thrown its hat into the ring for the Australia-headquartered wine group.


BCAP buys stake in Mähler-Besse 4 Aug 14

Stuart Todd

Borie Casteja Animation Participations (BCAP) has joined the big league of Bordeaux traders in acquiring a majority stake in its counterpart, Mähler-Besse.


TWE to "engage further" after US$3.2bn proposal 4 Aug 14

Andy Morton

Treasury Wines Estates (TWE) is to open up its books after receiving an increased AUD3.4bn takeover proposal from two private-equity suitors.


Lassonde Industries buys Apple & Eve for US$148m 28 Jul 14

Andy Morton

Canada's Lassonde Industries has finalised its US$147.9m takeover of US juice maker Apple & Eve.

Latest blogs

Sammy Davis Jnr, Bill Murray offer Suntory ad heritage 14 Jan 14

James Wilmore

Will Suntory's US$16bn move to buy Beam see a change in how the Bourbon producer's brands are advertised?


The just-drinks Weekly Round-Up 13 Jan 14

James Wilmore

A look at what was hitting the headlines last week...

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