PepsiCo, Inc. v. Central Investment Corp.

Jennifer Marie Verkamp

Case Conclusion Date:June 15, 2004

Practice Area:Litigation

Outcome:Pepsico defeated; counterclaims settled

Description:PepsiCo sued CIC to terminate its highly-valuable Pepsi bottling franchises in Florida and Ohio. We vigorously defended the case and obtained summary judgment against PepsiCo. PepsiCo failed to get summary judgment against CIC's counterclaims. CIC was subsequently sold to a PepsiCo-owned entity for $340,000,000. Pepsico, Inc. v. Central Investment Corp., 2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 25764 (S.D. Ohio 2002) Pepsico, Inc. v. Central Investment Corp., 2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 25765 (S.D. Ohio 2002) Pepsico, Inc. v. Central Investment Corp., 216 F.R.D. 418 (S.D. Ohio 2002) PepsiCo, Inc. v. Central Investment Corp., 268 F. Supp. 2d 962 (S.D. Ohio 2001) PepsiCo, Inc. v. Central Investment Corp., 271 F. Supp.2d 1040 (S.D. Ohio 2001)