News in Numbers


The Coca-Cola Company has signed a $1.1bn deal with Microsoft to improve its cloud computing and adopt the tech giant’s generative AI capabilities globally.


UK-based Stonegate Pub Company revealed in April it may struggle to refinance its debt of £2.2bn ($2.76bn).


Pernod Ricard is expanding its wine portfolio in France’s Côtes-de-Provence with the acquisition of the 280-hectare Aux Terres de Ravel estate. 


Campari Group is investing €75m ($80.7m) to expand a factory in Italy. In April, it opened a new bottling line at the site for its buoyant Aperol brand.


Molson Coors Beverage Co. is set to invest more than £100m ($125.4m) in its UK production network over the next five years.