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From Coca-Cola to Cathay Pacific, Swire Pacific’s five major businesses in Hong Kong

2018-02-09 scmp
Started in 1870 as a small branch of its UK parent, Swire Pacific is a major player in property, beverages, aviation, marine services and trading and industries

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90 10%+Yield Dividend Stocks Led By Energy Transfer And NuStar Cast Target Gains To December 2018

2017-11-29 seekingalpha
90 U.S. Exchange stocks displayed 10%+ forward yield, $3-$33 prices, and $100M+ market caps as of November 28. Yields above 13.1% narrowed the list to 30 for comparison.

 
It’s goodbye Coca-Cola, as health conscious Chinese consumers opt for energy drinks, premium waters

2017-11-20 scmp
Chinese consumers are increasingly opting for healthier drink options, including premium packaged waters and energy drinks, forgoing classic soft drinks such as Coca-Cola and Fanta, according to Patrick Healy, managing director of Swire Beverages.

 
Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

2017-10-17 reuters
Oct 17 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1000 GMT on Tuesday:

 
China Foods to sell wine, non-beverage business to parent for $649 mln

2017-10-17 reuters
HONG KONG (Reuters) - China Foods Ltd (0506.HK) said it would sell its wine and other non-beverage businesses to a unit of its state-owned parent COFCO Corp in a deal valued at HK$5.07 billion ($649 million) as it aims to focus on its beverage business.

 
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: NIKE, Boeing, Textron, Coca-Cola and IBM

2016-11-28 zacks
Chicago, IL – November 28, 2016 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:(NKE - Free Report) –Free Report),Boeing Company (NYSE:(BA - Free Report) –Free Report),Textron Inc. (NYSE:(TXT - Free Report) –Free Report),Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:(KO - Free Report) –Free Report) and IBM Corporation (NYSE:(IBM - Free Report) – Free Report).

 
Dow 30 Stock Roundup: Nike Raises Dividend, Boeing-Textron JV Bags Defense Contract

2016-11-25 zacks
The Dow enjoyed another week of substantial gains following optimism about Donald Trump’s policy proposals. Meanwhile, economic data released over most of the week was encouraging. Oil prices moved higher following speculation that OPEC’s member countries and Russia were close to reaching an agreement on curtailing crude output. Additionally, prospects of the Fed hiking rates in December continued to improve.

 
Coca-Cola (KO) to Divest Bottling Assets in China for $852M

2016-11-21 zacks
The Coca-Cola Company (KO - Free Report) entered into an agreement to divest its bottling assets in China for 5.87 billion yuan ($852 million), as part of its refranchising strategy to focus more on its core strengths of building great brands and leading a strong, global franchise system. The agreement has been signed between Coca-Cola and its three main bottling groups in China: Coca-Cola Bottling Investments Group China (“BIG”), COFCO Coca-Cola Beverages Limited (a subsidiary of COFCO Corporation, “COFCO”) and Swire Beverages Holdings Limited (“Swire”).

 
Coca-Cola to divest China bottling stakes for ~$1B

2016-11-18 seekingalpha
Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) says it reached a definitive agreement to sell its bottling assets in China for ~$1B, part of a global divestment drive in a bid to cut costs amid slowing soda sales.

 
Swire Pacific to buy Coca-Cola bottling assets in China for $852 mln

2016-11-18 reuters
HONG KONG Hong Kong conglomerate Swire Pacific Ltd (0019.HK) said on Friday it will acquire Coca-Cola bottling assets in China for 5.87 billion yuan ($852 million), betting on growing consumption in the mainland of non-alcoholic ready-to-drink beverages.

 
Swire nears deal for US$1b Coke bottling assets

2016-11-17 thestar.com.my
HONG KONG: Hong Kong conglomerate Swire Pacific Ltd is nearing the acquisition of Coca-Cola bottling assets in China from a unit of state-owned food giant Cofco Corp, people with knowledge of the matter said.

 
Swire near deal for US$1 bil Coca-Cola bottling operations

2016-11-17 theedgemarkets
HONG KONG (Nov 17): Hong Kong conglomerate Swire Pacific Ltd is nearing the acquisition of Coca-Cola bottling assets in China from a unit of state-owned food giant Cofco Corp, people with knowledge of the matter said.

 
EU delays ChemChina/Syngenta merger decision to March 29 | Reuters

2016-11-17 reuters
BRUSSELS The European Commission has pushed back its deadline for a decision on ChemChina's plan to acquire Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngenta (SYNN.S) by 10 working days to March 29.

 
China's Great Wall Asset to seek 5-8 strategic investors in pre-IPO funding

2016-11-17 reuters
BEIJING China's Great Wall Asset Management is planning to seek five to eight foreign or domestic strategic investors in a pre-IPO funding round, Zhang Shixue, the company's general manager of strategic development said on Thursday.

 
GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar halts charge as bashed bonds steady

2016-11-17 reuters
LONDON Battered bonds and emerging market currencies enjoyed some respite on Thursday as the dollar took a breather from a post-U.S. election charge that has taken it to a 13-1/2 year high.

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