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Dawning of a new era

This morning I heard a song on the radio from The Specials – (Dawning of A) New Era and this was rather apt for the week we have had in the industry. We finally learnt the news that Ball has finally completed the acquisition of Rexam for the princely sum of $6.1 billion.

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Taking stock

It was a fun trip out to Chicago for IMDA last week. I think both Mark and I have rediscovered our love of golf having seen the impeccable condition of the course at the Hilton Oak Brook Hills resort.

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Competition Commission recommends merger

SABMiller has been informed by Anheuser-Busch that the Competition Commission of South Africa has completed its investigation and recommended to the Competition Tribunal that Anheuser-Busch’s proposed combination with SABMiller be approved with conditions.

Next stop Kuala Lumpur

It is now time for the team here at Bell Publishing to turn our attention to the next instalment of Asia CanTech, which is set to take place at the Hilton Hotel on 7-9 November 2016 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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