Nov 27, 2014

Danone looks to sell $2 billion stake in Yakult

Danone, the world’s largest yogurt maker, is considering selling its 20 percent stake in dairy-drink producer Yakult Honsha Co., according to sources. Danone, based in Paris, has held internal discussions about a possible disposal, the sources said, asking not to be identified because the ...

Apr 13, 2013

Danone reluctant to conduct hostile takeover bid for Yakult

French food giant Danone is not planning to launch a hostile takeover bid for Yakult Honsha Co., although it wants to increase its already sizeable stake in the lactic drink maker, a top Danone executive said. John Davison, president of Danone’s dairy products division, ...