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Heineken's Q3 exceeds expectations - Analysis

Yesterday, Heineken released a strong set of Q3 numbers and the consensus from analysts seems to be: We knew it would be good, but not this...

Carlsberg, Heineken seal Scottish & Newcastle buy

It was five years ago this week that the brewing industry said its final farewell to Scottish & Newcastle. The UK-based company saw its shar...


Chris Mercer | 5 Dec 2011

Last week, we bade farewell to Foster's Group as SABMiller closed its acquisition of the Australian brewer. Although the beer sector's thirst for consolidation has been relentless, Foster's also contributed strongly to its own downfall. Here, just-drinks identifies five key factors that led to the brewer's sale to SABMiller.


Chris Mercer | 19 Oct 2011

The announcement that John Dunsmore is set to vacate the CEO-ship of C&C Group at the end of this year means Dunsmore has not fulfilled the destiny we here at just-drinks had in mind for him. Unless, of course, he reverts to our type in the next two months.


Olly Wehring | 17 Aug 2011

Okay, to call the Russian beer market a dead duck may be dramatic licence, but there can be no denying that Carlsberg's relationship with Russia's beer drinkers has taken a severe turn of late.


Chris Mercer | 15 Oct 2010

For all C&C Group has suggested this week that it may seek to acquire more drinks assets, there could be equally as much scope for a takeover of the cider and beer business.

Latest Interviews

Olly Wehring | 26 May 2011

In part one of my interview with Heineken's CEO, Jean-François van Boxmeer, which ran earlier this week, we took a close look at the brewer's purchase of FEMSA Cerveza last year. We also started a world tour of beer markets, discussing Europe, Russia, Brazil and Mexico.


Michelle Russell | 16 Sep 2010

Carlsberg held its 'Capital Markets Day 2010' in Copenhagen yesterday (16 September). Michelle Russell made the journey over to Denmark, and managed to grab some time with company CEO, Jørgen Buhl Rasmussen.

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James Wilmore | 8 Jun 2012

Heineken has further boosted its position in cider by acquiring Belgian producer Stassen from its management for an undisclosed sum.


Chris Mercer | 13 Feb 2012

Heineken is set to release its full-year and fourth-quarter results on Wednesday (15 February). Below, we take a look at the highs and lows for the company in the three months to the end of December.


Chris Mercer | 8 Feb 2012

United Breweries has announced that it will merge Scottish & Newcastle India Ltd into itself.


Chris Mercer | 21 Dec 2011

Heineken UK has said that it acted responsibly on pensions following news that the UK Pension Ombudsman will formally investigate complaints made against the brewer.


Coca-Cola Amatil has appointed the ex-CEO of Scottish & Newcastle, Tony Froggatt, as a non-executive director.


Heineken subsidiary Alken Maes has completed the merger by acquisition of Affligem Brewery in Belgium.


Authorities in the UK have arrested seven people suspected of links to a large insider trading ring, which a report has said may involve shares in Scottish & Newcastle.


Chris Mercer | 1 Mar 2010

Heineken cut nearly 15% of its UK workforce in 2009 as part of efforts to make its business in the country more profitable, the brewer has confirmed.


The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:


C&C Group, the Magners cider and Tennent's lager brand owner, has appointed former Scottish & Newcastle chairman Sir Brian Stewart as its non-executive chairman.


The wholesale arm of Heineken's Scottish & Newcastle arm in the UK has confirmed the replacement of two executives who have left to join C&C Group's Magners cider brand.


Heineken UK is raising beer and cider prices for the on-trade by 4% to reflect cost pressures on its business.


Heineken has finally sealed a shareholder deal in India with United Breweries.


Scottish & Newcastle UK, the division of Heineken, is seeking an advertising agency to relaunch its Strongbow Gold cider in international markets.


Scottish & Newcastle UK has developed a pint glass carrying alcohol unit information for its Foster’s lager brand.

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