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Hitt og þetta 13. apríl 2006

Consortium led by FL Group hf acquires Refresco Holding B.V.

Nordic Business Report-April 13, 2006-Consortium led by FL Group hf acquires Refresco Holding B.V.
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Icelandic investment company FL Group hf said on Wednesday (12 April) that a consortium led by FL Group had signed an agreement to acquire the Dutch soft drinks maker Refresco Holding B.V. (Refresco) from the British private equity house 3i Plc.

The consideration was valued at EUR461m.

With the acquisition FL Group would become the largest shareholder in the company with a 49% holding. Among other investors are Vifilfell hf and the key management of Refresco.

FL Group's investment totals EUR56m, paid in cash.

One euro (EUR) is worth approximately 0.69 British pounds (GBP).

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