Cadbury Fizz

Morais, Richard C.
December 2005
Forbes Asia;12/26/2005, Vol. 1 Issue 9, p18
The article reports on the acquisition of Cadbury Schweppes' European drink business by Blackstone Group International and Lion Capital. The debt-funded acquisition loaded down Cadbury's balance sheet, and by June 2005 the burden had reached $7.4 billion. So Cadbury's CEO Todd Stitzer is using the European drinks sale to pay down debt.


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