The Pepsi Bottling Group Finalizes Ab-Tex Acquisition

SOMERS, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc. (NYSE: PBG) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Ab-Tex Beverage, Ltd. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Headquartered in Abilene, TX, Ab-Tex bottles, packages and distributes several leading beverage brands, including Pepsi-Cola, Dr Pepper, Mountain Dew, 7UP, and Sunkist. The company operates in 125 counties across central Texas.

This is the third domestic bottler acquisition that PBG has completed in the past 12 months.

About PBG

The Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc. is the world’s largest manufacturer, seller and distributor of Pepsi-Cola beverages with annual sales of over $13 billion. With approximately 65,000 employees worldwide, PBG has operations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Russia, Spain, Turkey and Greece. For more information, visit the Company’s website at