Show me the merger!

By Chris Brook-Carter | 26 February 2001

In a recent report by the US-based Dominion Bond Rating Service (DBRS), drinks companies were told that future growth in sales and earnings will be difficult without making acquisitions. However, M&A activity is not the golden solution for the sector, Chris Brook-Carter reports.

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In a recent report by the US-based Dominion Bond Rating Service (DBRS), drinks companies were told that future growth in sales and earnings will be difficult without making acquisitions. However, M&A activity is not the golden solution for the sector, Chris Brook-Carter reports.

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