Will Coca-Cola FEMSA’s Merger With Grupo Yoli Delight The Palates Of These Top Institutional Shareholders?

Coca-Cola Femsa (NYSE:KOF) announced the merger of their operations with Grupo Yoli, one of the oldest family-owned Coca-Cola bottlers in Mexico, in a deal worth approximately $700 million through stock and assumption of debt. Coca-Cola Femsa is the largest public bottler of Coca-Cola products in the world and the deal will also give them ownership of an additional 10.14% stake in sugar producer Promotora Industrial Azucarera, S.A. de C.V., of which they already own 36.3%. Grupo Yoli operates two bottling facilities and 20 distribution centers and has approximately 3,500 employees. In 2012, they sold about 99 million unit cases of beverages.

Will Coca-Cola FEMSA S.A.B de C.V.’s shareholders increase their holdings? They reported owning a total of 160,947 shares on 12/31/2012. The shares closed at $149.04 on 12/31/2012.

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Here are the ten largest positions in Coca-Cola FEMSA S.A.B de C.V. at the end of December 31st, 2012.

Tirschwell & Loewy Inc. held 105,158 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $15,672,748. This brought the portfolio total to 3.94%.

Acadian Asset Management LLC. held 38,248 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $5,700,482. This brought the portfolio total to 0.04%.

Nordea Investment Management AB held 14,699 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $2,190,739. This brought the portfolio total to 0.02%.

Creative Planning held 996 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $148,444. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

Boyd Watterson Asset Management LLC/OH held 799 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $119,083. This brought the portfolio total to 0.07%.

D.A Davidson & Co. held 647 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $96,429. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

Smithfield Trust Co. held 375 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $55,890. This brought the portfolio total to 0.02%.

West Oak Capital LLC. held 25 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $3,726. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

Bmo Financial Corp. held 0 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $0. This brought the portfolio total to %.

Narwhal Capital Management held 0 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $0. This brought the portfolio total to %.

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