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Why the Coke-Huiyuan Deal Failed

March 19th, 2009 · No Comments · Markets

Excellent review : economics, marketing, politics Seven Reasons Why the Coke-Huiyuan Deal Failed March 19, 2009    David Wolf Just after the Ministry of Commerce announced that it had rejected Coca-Cola’s (KO) bid for Chinese juice-maker Huiyuan, I got a message from a very astute friend of mine who noted “that deal was dead the […]

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Cramer on Coke vs Pepsi

August 21st, 2008 · No Comments · Markets

Cramer on Coke vs Pepsi: “Now take a look at management. Coke’s got a first-year CEO in Muhtar Kent, and Cramer’s always said that you never invest with rookies. They make too many mistakes. But since Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway owns 200 million shares of Coke, Cramer’s willing to break the rules a bit. Pepsi […]

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