This excerpt taken from the PBG 8-K filed Feb 2, 2010.
Statements made in this press release that relate to future performance or financial results of the Company are forward-looking statements which involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual performance or results to materially differ. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: risks associated with our pending merger with PepsiCo, including satisfaction of the conditions of the pending merger, contractual restrictions on the conduct of our business included in the merger agreement, and the potential for loss of key personnel, disruption of our sales and operations and any impact on our relationships with third parties as a result of the pending merger; PepsiCo’s ability to affect matters concerning us through its equity ownership of PBG, representation on our Board and approval rights under our Master Bottling Agreement; material changes in expected levels of bottler incentive payments from PepsiCo; material changes from expectations in the cost or availability of ingredients, packaging materials, other raw materials or energy; an inability to achieve strategic business plan targets; material changes in capital investment for infrastructure and an inability to achieve the expected timing for returns on cold-drink equipment and related infrastructure expenditures; an inability to successfully integrate acquired businesses or to meet projections for performance in newly acquired territories; loss of key members of management; and changes in laws and regulations governing the manufacture and sale of food and beverages (including taxes on sweetened beverages), the environment, transportation, employee safety, labor and government contracts. For additional information on these and other risks and uncertainties that could cause PBG’s actual results to materially differ from those set forth herein, please see PBG’s Securities and Exchange Commission reports, including PBG’s annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 27, 2008. PBG undertakes no obligation to update any of the forward-looking statements set forth herein. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as to the date hereof.