5 September 2012 – possible offer
Following recent press speculation the company has confirmed that following an approach by A.G. Barr to Britvic preliminary discussions are underway, which may or may not result in an all share merger of A.G. Barr and Britvic. Although discussions are at an early stage, agreement has been reached with respect to certain key aspects of the merger. It has been agreed that Britvic shareholders would own 63% and A.G. Barr shareholders 37% of the enlarged group’s share capital. This is welcome news for Britvic shareholders, who should AWAIT DEVELOPMENTS.