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Home | News | 2014 | Wintergreen Advisers Urges Coca-Cola to Address Conflicts Amid Buyout Speculation

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Wintergreen Advisers Urges Coca-Cola to Address Conflicts Amid Buyout Speculation

June 17, 2014 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

New York, NY — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Citing its concern about possible conflicts of interest at The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) amid media speculation that 3G Capital and Berkshire Hathaway may be planning a transaction to take Coca-Cola private, Wintergreen Advisers today released the following letter. It is addressed to the independent directors who chair Coca-Cola’s Audit, Compensation, and Governance Committees and urges them to address these conflicts and take steps to exercise their fiduciary duty with regard for all shareholders.


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