Don't panic -- the independent beverage bottler and distributor just merged with two of its European peers, triggering a lot of share dilution along the way.
News & Analysis: Coca-Cola Enterprises
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The leading bottler completed its European partner merger today.
The deal affects Europe's largest bottler of Coca-Cola beverages.
Three of Coca-Cola’s bottlers have just merged into the largest independent Coke bottler in the world.
The bottler of Coke products in Europe is reportedly in advanced merger talks with two other European bottlers.
Coca-Cola Enterprises is weakening its balance sheet buy borrowing capital to repurchase shares just as sales and earnings start to falter.
The Coke bottler's European operations have largely avoided the fate diet soda sales are experiencing here in the U.S.
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Operating solely in Europe presents a steep challenge for this bottling company. Innovation is the only solution.