SodaStream going private 'highly improbable to impossible,' says Stifel Stifel believes the chances of SodaStream going private as speculated in Bloomberg's report are "highly improbable to impossible." The firm notes that insiders own less than 15% of SodaStream shares, which suggests outside capital would be needed to fund the acquisition. The firm adds that the company has a poor track record for generating cash flow. Stifel keeps a Sell rating on SodaStream.
SodaStream rumored as target for SABMiller, Diageo, Independent says Rumors haver circulated among U.K. traders that soda machine maker SodaStream (SODA) could be targeted for a takeover by beverage makers SABMiller (SBMRY) and Diageo (DEO) or private equity group KKR (KKR), according to The Independent. Reference Link