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Kraft's Cadbury bid set to be approved by EU

U.S. food group Kraft Foods Inc (KFT.N) is set to clear a hurdle in its hostile 10 billion pound takeover bid for Cadbury (CBRY.L) by winning EU approval this week, a source familiar with the situation said on Monday.

Kraft seeks OK for share sale in Cadbury deal

Kraft Foods Inc (KFT.N) will convene a meeting on February 1 to urge shareholders to approve a proposal to issue shares and bankroll its hostile bid for Britain's Cadbury Plc (CBRY.L).

Cadbury pension fund insures liabilities

British confectioner Cadbury said on Wednesday it had insured 500 million pounds ($813 million) of pension liabilities in a deal allowing it to keep control of the scheme's assets.

Nastiness in the mix for Kraft's hostile Cadbury bid?

Rather than talk about sweetening its 789 pence-per-share offer for Cadbury — say, to the 820-850 pence level analysts think is needed — Kraft is urging shareholders to take a long hard look at Cadbury's revenue growth targets

Kraft stands firm on Cadbury bid

Kraft Foods Inc said new growth targets from Cadbury Plc were not enough to prompt it to raise its takeover offer, while workers for the British chocolatier said they would fight the 10 billion pound ($16.2 billion) hostile bid.

Kraft stands firm on Cadbury bid approach

Kraft Foods has vowed to maintain discipline in its pursuit of British chocolatier Cadbury , suggesting the U.S. group will resist raising the level of its hostile approach.

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Kraft pledges discipline in Cadbury pursuit

Kraft Foods said it would maintain a disciplined approach in its pursuit of British chocolatier Cadbury and believes the combination would provide meaningful revenue synergies and cost savings.
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Cadbury points to rival interest as it rejects Kraft

UK chocolatier Cadbury teased shareholders with the prospect of rival bids and promised bigger dividends and stronger growth as it again knocked back a hostile 10 billion pound ($16.2 billion) offer from Kraft Foods .
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Cadbury sees rival interest as rejects Kraft

Britain's Cadbury said it has received interest from other bidders after raising its growth targets and reporting upbeat trading, as it dismissed a 10 billion pound ($16.5 billion) bid from Kraft Foods .
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Cadbury admits to rival interest as rejects Kraft

Britain's Cadbury Plc said it has received interest from other bidders after raising its growth targets and reporting upbeat trading as it dismissed a 10 billion pound ($16.5 billion) bid from Kraft Foods .
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Cadbury upbeat in defense against Kraft bid

Britain's Cadbury Plc raised its long-term growth targets and reported upbeat trading as it dismissed a 10 billion pound ($16.5 billion) bid from Kraft Foods , kicking off a seven-week fight for its independence.
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