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Coca-Cola Femsa Asia Acquisition Would Raise Risk, Moody’s Says

February 22, 2012

Feb. 22 (Bloomberg) -- Coca-Cola Femsa SAB’s possible acquisition of a Coke bottler in the Philippines has the potential to increase risk related to the company, Moody’s Investors Service said.

“We consider that an acquisition in the Philippines could represent large challenges given the lack of geographic proximity, cultural differences and the dynamics of the Asia market,” Moody’s said today in a statement to the Mexican stock exchange.

To contact the reporter on this story: Jonathan Roeder in Mexico City at jroeder@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Jonathan Roeder at jroeder@bloomberg.net


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