6/27/2008 15:27 

Carlsberg and The Coca-Cola Company have entered into an agreement about extending their cooperation in Denmark and Finland.

The negotiation about this agreement was mentioned in Carlsberg’s announcement of results for the first quarter of 2008. According to the agreement The Coca-Cola Company acquires Carlsberg’s mineral water brands Kildevæld and Kurvand in Denmark and also enters into a license agreement regarding Ramlösa in Denmark. In Finland, The Coca-Cola Company acquires the soft drink brand Hyvää Päivää and enters into a license agreement regarding the energy drink Battery in Finland.

The total sales price is USD 225m (DKK 1.1bn).

The agreement takes effect immediately.


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