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Shareholders Back AG Barr-Britvic Merger

The planned merger of soft drink rivals AG Barr and Britvic has moved a step closer after shareholders in both companies voted to back the move. It follows an all-share deal reached by the firms in November after extended talks. The merger will give Britvic shareholders about 63 percent of the new company and AG Barr shareholders 37 percent. (BBC News)