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Heineken has roared out of the craft beer blocks with news yesterday it was taking a 50% stake in Lagunitas Brewing Co....


Andy Morton | 4 Aug 2015

When Heineken released its first-quarter results early this year, analysts warned that the company's self-described “solid progress” would soon be in for a reality check.


Larry Nelson | 2 Dec 2014

As the end of the year approaches, Larry Nelson looks back at the impact the craft beer segment has had on the broader beer category in 2014. The multi-national brewers' need to play in craft is no longer about simply riding the growth wave, argues Nelson, it's much more about basic survival.


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Olly Wehring | 12 Feb 2014

Earlier today (12 February), Heineken posted a drop in full-year profits despite a lift in sales in 2013. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance in the period by region.

Latest Interviews

Andy Morton | 24 Mar 2014

Roland Pirmez was president of Asia Pacific Breweries before Heineken took full control of the joint venture in 2012. He now combines that role with heading up Heineken's Asia Pacific division. just-drinks sat down with the Belgian just before he delivered a presentation to investors in London on Friday (21 March).


Vijay Mallya, owner of the UB Group, sits astride an enormous business empire which includes some of the largest drinks operations in one of the world’s most exciting emerging markets. In the second part of this month’s just-drinks interview, Mallya spoke with Olly Wehring about his companies’ activities in the Indian beers and spirits sectors, and the exciting opportunities ahead for the country’s fledgling wine market.

Latest News

Olly Wehring | 17 Jan 2017

Heineken has lined up the pan-European import of its Bintang Indonesian lager beyond the brand's current presence in the Netherlands.


Andy Morton | 13 Nov 2015

ThaiBev has posted a jump in nine-month net profits from the Q3 sale of its Myanmar beer business and a leap in beer volumes.


Olly Wehring | 19 Aug 2015

Kirin Holdings has stepped in to buy Fraser & Neave's majority stake in Myanmar Brewery Ltd for US$560m.


Olly Wehring | 17 Jul 2015

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Andy Morton | 19 May 2014

Carlsberg has claimed its Tuborg brand is a decade ahead of Heineken's Tiger in terms of targeting young adult consumers in emerging markets.


James Wilmore | 4 Nov 2013

Fraser & Neave has agreed to drop a clause in an agreement with Heineken that has prevented the brewer from selling soft drinks in Singapore, following a competiton probe.


James Jordan | 24 Oct 2013

Heineken is to roll out a New Zealand craft beer and cider range it acquired through its takeover of Asia Pacific Breweries on to the global stage.


James Wilmore | 29 Aug 2013

Fraser & Neave has revealed that its joint-venture partner in Myanmar Brewery, Myanmar Economic Holdings (MEH), plans to start arbitration proceedings over its stake in the brewery.


Andy Morton | 21 Aug 2013

Heineken has posted a drop in first-half sales and profits as high unemployment and bad weather in Western Europe hit demand in the key region.


Andy Morton | 2 Jul 2013

Fraser & Neave (F&N) has appointed new chief executives to two of its beverage divisions.


Andy Morton | 13 May 2013

Heineken is to build a US$60m brewery in Myanmar as part of a new joint-venture in the country.


Olly Wehring | 26 Apr 2013

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Andy Morton | 24 Apr 2013

Heineken's Asia Pacific Breweries buy has helped ramp up Q1 profits and sales but volumes dropped due to bad weather and austerity measures in Europe, the company said today (24 April).


Liz Hague | 8 Mar 2013

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Andy Morton | 13 Feb 2013

Heineken has reported a strong set of full-year results, with its European exposure more than offset by the brewer's "higher growth regions".


James Wilmore | 8 Feb 2013

Heineken has announced a shake-up of its senior management structure in the wake of the Asia Pacific Breweries acquisition.

Company research

Asia Pacific Breweries Limited – Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

Asia Pacific Breweries Limited – Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A

Marketline's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organi...

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Asia Pacific Breweries Ltd in Alcoholic Drinks (Singapore)

Asia Pacific Breweries Ltd in Alcoholic Drinks (Singapore)

Asia Pacific Breweries Ltd will continue to use Singapore as a strategic base through which to launch its expansion plans for Southeast Asia....

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Beer in Singapore

Beer in Singapore

In 2015, the Liquor Control Act passed a new regulation that prohibits consumption of liquor in all public places from 22.30hrs to 07.00hrs every day. This affected mainly lower-income foreign workers...

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