Iain Napier, former chief executive of Bass Brewers must be a happy man. In fact, if a recent report in the Financial Times is correct, he must be a very happy man. The pink un revealed that Napier had received a £1bn payment from Bass (now renamed Six Continents) after leaving the brewing division following its sale to Interbrew. And what do you do with a billion nicker in your pocket? Well for starters, you could buy Britvic Soft Drinks, which would leave plenty of change (about £400m) for other projects. Apparently. {{COUNTERPOINT }}