Cott Considering Bid for Cadbury

According to The Wall Street Journal, Canadian beverage company Cott Corporation is said to be speaking with private-equity firms about joining its operations with Cadbury Schweppes PLC’s beverage division.

It has already been in the news that several private-equity firms are considering a bid for Cadbury’s brands (which are valued at about $16 billion) and the combination of Cott and Cadbury would be the number 3 player in the industry.

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