Jim O'Malley in front of the Cadbury plant: He now doubts Mondelez was ever serious about his crowdfunding bid

O’Malley abandons Cadbury contract bid – but has a plan B

Thu 22 Jun 4

Councillor still interested in buying equipment from Dunedin factory, threatens boycott if Mondelez destroys it.

Jim O'Malley

Cadbury factory pledge drive wraps up at $5.8m but O’Malley frets over ‘troubling’ Mondelez comment

Wed 21 Jun

Key meeting today as counciller prepares to jump the first of several hurdles.

Councillor Jim O'Malley said timing has emerged as an issue

Timing emerges as issue for crowdfunded effort to take over Cadbury factory

Mon 19 Jun 2

Apparently not having expected the crowdfunding effort go get this far, Mondelez is turning the screws.

Crowdfunded bid for Cadbury factory faces at least two rivals

Mon 12 Jun 1

PLUS: O’Malley lining up cornerstone investor to complement crowdfunding element of his attempted $20m raise; the union question.

Jim O'Malley is leading an effort to raise money via

Campaign to buy Cadbury factory nears pledge target

Mon 12 Jun 19

Councillor is aiming to raise $20 million, with $5 million from small investors. But there are many steps to come, including a formal crowdfunding campaign to confirm pledges.

Mondelez extracted $130m in dividends before quitting Dunedin

Thu 4 May 17

The latest dividend adds to $105 million in dividends paid in previous years.


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