Blog: Olly WehringS&N and SAB - Will they? Won't they?

Olly Wehring | 12 April 2007

The Scottish & Newcastle/SABMiller talk has been going on all week over here. Will SABMiller make a move for its smaller rival? Is S&N going to become the next notch on SAB’s bedpost?

Enough think the answer is ‘yes’, for S&N’s share price to start shouting at you from the page.

Some cynical journos – and no, that doesn’t include us, honest – think, however, that the rumours might be the work of those making hay while the share price shines.

One thing to bear in mind, whichever side of the fence you lie on this. The UK Takeover Panel, who keeps an eye on notable share price movements, can oblige a company to state their intentions if it believes there might be something to the rumours.

That panel, however, has been markedly silent.

So don’t go getting too excited, you S&N shareholders.


BLOG

Budweiser races to stock Mars bars

For those people looking to the Red Planet as shining utopia away from all things earth, look away now....

BLOG

When life gives you lemons, make soap

Bacardi's 42 Below vodka brand has found a novel way to use the lemons left over from cocktail-making: Turn them into liquid soap....

BLOG

Small measures required as Philadelphia soda tax adds up

Philadelphia’s soda tax came into force on Sunday, and is reportedly causing a stir in the city's check-out aisles....

BLOG

Accolade Wines and a giant of the tennis world

Earlier this month, I was most-kindly invited by Accolade Wines to visit the Royal Albert Hall in London. The reason? They wanted to see a tennis great in action, and then give them a guided tour thro...

just-drinks homepage



Forgot your password?