Monster merger on the cards?

According to articles featuring in Bloomberg and Reuters, Monster Beverage is looking into a merger with Constellation Brands…

Although reports are understandably vague at present, the Metal Packager will bring more on this as the story develops.

Based in Corona, California, US, Monster Beverage Corporation is a holding company and conducts no operating business except through its consolidated subsidiaries. The Company’s subsidiaries develop and market energy drinks, including Monster Energy energy drinks, Monster Energy Ultra energy drinks and Juice Monster Energy + Juice energy drinks.

Constellation Brands are a leading international producer and marketer of beer, wine, and spirits with operations in the U.S., Mexico, New Zealand, and Italy. Brands include Corona Extra, Corona Light, Corona Premier, Modelo Especial, Modelo Negra, and Pacifico, Robert Mondavi Brand Family, Kim Crawford, Meiomi, The Prisoner Brand Family, SVEDKA Vodka, Casa Noble Tequila, and High West Whiskey.