Applicant
The Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola Oceania Limited
Case number(s)
202200082
Decision date
Type
Decision
Decision Consent granted
Section 13(1)(c) Overseas Investment Act 2005
Decision Maker Overseas Investment Office
Decision Date 13 May 2022
Pathway(s) Significant business assets only
Investment Acquisition of assets (intellectual property & contracts) in New Zealand, owned by Coca-Cola Europacific Partners NZ Limited
Asset Value Withheld under s9(2)(b)(ii) of the Official Information Act 1982
Applicant The Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola Oceania Limited
USA (56.1%)
UK (4.4%) 
Various (39.5%) 
Vendor Coca-Cola Europacific Partners New Zealand Limited
USA (41.5%)
Spain (36.9%) 
United Kingdom (6.6%) 
Various (14.9%)
Background

The Coca-Cola Company and its New Zealand subsidiary Coca-Cola Oceania Limited are seeking to acquire New Zealand beverage brands currently owned by Coca-Cola Europacific Partners NZ. This transaction forms part of a larger transaction by various members of The Coca-Cola Group to acquire brands ultimately owned by companies within the Coca-Cola Europacific Partners Plc group in New Zealand, Australia and Fiji. 

The OIO is satisfied that the investor test has been met.

More information Susie Kilty
Buddle Findlay (Wellington)
PO Box 2964
Wellington 6140