Coca-Cola Company Acquires Glaceau For $4.1 Billion

The Coca-Cola Co. has acquired Energy Brands, known as Glaceau, and its enhanced-water brands, including Vitaminwater for $4.1 billion in cash.

ATLANTA -- The Coca-Cola Co. here has acquired Energy Brands, known as Glaceau, and its enhanced-water brands, including Vitaminwater for $4.1 billion in cash. Coca-Cola said the acquisition will expand its ability to meet consumers' needs across the spectrum of sparkling and still beverages. Vitaminwater, Smartwater, Fruitwater and Vitaminenergy brands gave Glaceau a unique position in key market categories and are expected to make up a large portion of the beverage industry's volume and gro

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