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San Miguel Corp preparing to ditch beer?

San Miguel Corp's announcement this week that it plans to raise US$1.6bn to finance its diversification into heavy industries could signal t...


What's on the M&A cards for San Miguel Brewery?

Stefan Kirk | 10 Jul 2014

An undisclosed bidder has apparently offered around US$6bn for San Miguel Corp's majority stake in San Miguel Brewery. The 'elephant in the room' is surely that the bidder in question is Kirin Holdings. Stefan Kirk examines the potential valuation of a potential deal, and the possible add-on consolidation of Mahou San Miguel in Spain.


Kirin makes mark at San Miguel Brewery

just-drinks.com editorial team | 18 Nov 2009

Kirin Holdings is making its presence felt at San Miguel Brewery, as the Philippines-based brewer announces expansion plans.


COMMENT: Kirin Holdings on the move

just-drinks.com editorial team | 27 Apr 2009

Kirin Holdings has wasted no time in implementing its new strategy to expand across Asia Pacific and reduce reliance on domestic beer sales.


Research - Asia Pacific giants expand horizons

Euromonitor International | 18 Jul 2008

The Asia Pacific region is home to some of the world’s largest spirits producers though many of them are focused predominantly on their domestic markets. Others, however, are expanding their international horizons. Jeremy Cunnington of Euromonitor International looks at three of the region’s most prominent spirits producers, Suntory, United Spirits (UB Group) and Thai Beverage.

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San Miguel Brewery issues profits warning

Andy Morton | 8 Jul 2015

San Miguel Brewery has blamed the loss of an Anheuser-Busch InBev distribution deal in China as it warned first-half profits will dip into the red.


San Miguel Brewery eyes entry into soft drinks

James Wilmore | 7 Jan 2015

San Miguel Brewery is looking to expand into soft drinks as it says the category is growing faster than the Philippines' alcohol segment.


San Miguel Corp sees YTD drinks sales rise

James Wilmore | 10 Nov 2014

San Miguel Corp has seen a single-digit lift in year-to-date sales from both its brewing operations and its combined spirits and soft drinks unit.


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San Miguel Brewery reveals US$6bn bid - report

Andy Morton | 7 Jul 2014

San Miguel Corp has been offered as much as US$6bn for the majority share in its namesake brewing unit, the company's president has said in an interview.


San Miguel Brewery, Mahou San Miguel unite

James Wilmore | 12 May 2014

Philippines' San Miguel Brewery (SMB) Inc has signed a deal with Spain's Mahou-San Miguel in a bid to expand the global footprint of the lager brand.


San Miguel Brewery FY profits slip

James Wilmore | 28 Mar 2014

San Miguel Brewery has blamed high duty rates for dragging down its full-year volumes, while profits also slipped.


San Miguel Brewery readies US$450m bond

Adrian Murdoch | 17 Mar 2014

San Miguel Brewery is expected to receive regulatory approval this week to sell a bond that will net the company up to PHP20bn (US$448.6m).


Tax hikes drag down San Miguel Brewery in Q1

James Wilmore | 13 May 2013

San Miguel Brewery has been hit by tax rises in the Philippines with volumes and profits falling in its first quarter.


San Miguel Corp launches US$2bn notes programme

James Wilmore | 16 Apr 2013

San Miguel Corporation has set up a medium-term note programme in a bid to raise up to US$2bn through bond issuances.


San Miguel Brewery to delist from PSE

James Wilmore | 21 Feb 2013

San Miguel Brewery has submitted a request to delist from the Phillipine Stock Exchange.


PSE suspends San Miguel Brewery shares

James Wilmore | 3 Jan 2013

San Miguel Brewery has had its shares suspended from the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) after failing to comply with rules over public ownership.


San Miguel Brewery still mulling shares delisting

James Wilmore | 2 Jan 2013

San Miguel Brewery has confirmed that it is still considering delisting from the Philippine Stock Exchange as it is yet to comply with rules over public ownership.


San Miguel Brewery YTD profits edge up

James Wilmore | 14 Nov 2012

San Miguel Brewery has reported a slight rise in nine-month profits and sales, but its domestic and export volumes remain flat.


San Miguel Brewery sees H1 profits rise

Andy Morton | 13 Aug 2012

San Miguel Brewery has reported a slight rise in H1 profits despite a fall in domestic volumes.


"San Miguel Brewery eyes delisting of shares"

James Wilmore | 25 Jul 2012

San Miguel Corp has confirmed it remains in talks with its joint-venture partner Kirin Holdings over ownership of the San Miguel brewery unit, but did not comment on reports it may delist the division's shares.


San Miguel Corp plans three new breweries

James Wilmore | 30 May 2012

San Miguel Corp Inc is considering building three new breweries in south-east Asia, according to local .


Brewery performance drives San Miguel Corp in Q1

James Wilmore | 11 May 2012

San Miguel Corporation has reported a 19% jump in profits in its first quarter helped by a rise in sales in its beer division.


Coca-Cola FEMSA to buy Coca-Cola Philippines arm

Michelle Russell | 21 Feb 2012

Coca-Cola FEMSA has entered negotiations to purchase a controlling stake in The Coca-Cola Co's Philippines unit.


San Miguel Brewery FY profits jump

Chris Mercer | 7 Feb 2012

San Miguel Brewery has reported a strong rise in full-year profits, backed by higher beer sales.


San Miguel Brewery under pressure in China

Chris Mercer | 6 Feb 2012

Auditors have warned that San Miguel Brewery's Hong Kong and China business faces an uncertain future, after gains from a Budweiser distribution deal failed to offset market pressure in its full-year.


Ginebra San Miguel to keep East Pacific separate

Chris Mercer | 2 Feb 2012

Ginebra San Miguel has said that it will run its newly-acquired East Pacific Star Bottlers Philippines as a separate company.


Ginebra San Miguel acquires rival - report

Chris Mercer | 30 Jan 2012

San Miguel Corp's Ginebra San Miguel has paid PHP200m (US$4.6m) to acquire rival group East Pacific Star Bottlers Philippines, according to local reports.


San Miguel Brewery reports solid nine months

Chris Mercer | 11 Nov 2011

San Miguel Brewery has reported increases in sales and profits for the first nine months of 2011, unlike its spirits sister firm, Ginebra San Miguel, which has suffered from lower consumer demand for spirits.


San Miguel Corp denies plan to delist

Chris Mercer | 8 Sep 2011

San Miguel Corp has denied that it wants to go private, apparently contradicting earlier comments made by company president Ramon Ang.

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