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The brewing unit of the group saw volumes and profits slide PHILIPPINES: San Miguel Brewery FY profits slip as duty rate bites

28 March 2014

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

PHILIPPINES: San Miguel Brewery readies US$450m bond

17 March 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).

PHILIPPINES: Tax hikes drag down San Miguel Brewery in Q1

13 May 2013

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

PHILIPPINES: San Miguel Corporation launches US$2bn notes programme

16 April 2013

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

PHILIPPINES: San Miguel Brewery confirms plan to delist from PSE

21 February 2013

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

PHILIPPINES: PSE suspends San Miguel Brewery shares

3 January 2013

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

PHILIPPINES: San Miguel Brewery still mulling shares delisting

2 January 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.

PHILIPPINES: San Miguel Brewery YTD profits edge up

14 November 2012

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

PHILIPPINES: San Miguel Brewery sees H1 profits rise but volumes fall

13 August 2012

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

PHILIPPINES: San Miguel Brewery eyes delisting of shares

25 July 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.

PHILIPPINES: San Miguel Corp plans three new breweries in south-east Asia - report

30 May 2012

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

PHILIPPINES: Brewery performance drives San Miguel Corp in Q1

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.

MEXICO/PHILIPPINES: Coca-Cola FEMSA in talks to buy Coca-Cola Philippines arm

21 February 2012

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

PHILIPPINES: San Miguel Brewery FY profits jump

7 February 2012

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

HONG KONG/CHINA: San Miguel Brewery unit feels the heat in FY

6 February 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.

PHILIPPINES: Ginebra San Miguel to keep East Pacific separate

2 February 2012

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

PHILIPPINES: Ginebra San Miguel acquires East Pacific Star Bottlers Philippines - report

30 January 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.

PHILIPPINES: San Miguel Brewery reports solid nine months

11 November 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.

PHILIPPINES: San Miguel Corp denies plan to delist

8 September 2011

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

PHILIPPINES: Beer boosts San Miguel Corp in H1, spirits suffer

15 August 2011

San Miguel Corp may have its sights fixed on investment in the infrastructure and power sectors, but its original beer business still helped to boost profits in the first half of 2011.

PHILIPPINES: San Miguel Corp, Kirin Holdings may sell brewery shares

1 June 2011

San Miguel Corp is reportedly in talks with Kirin Holdings to sell up to 10% of San Miguel Brewery into public ownership.

PHILIPPINES: San Miguel Corp reports strong trading, sells brewery assets

12 November 2010

San Miguel Corp's core beer, spirits and food businesses drove the group to strong rises in operating profits and sales for the first nine months of 2010.

PHILIPPINES: Beer, spirits lift San Miguel Corp H1 sales

12 August 2010

Strong demand for beer and spirits helped San Miguel Corp to increase sales in the first half of 2010, but profits tumbled following the sale of a stake in San Miguel Brewery to Kirin Holdings.

Comment - San Miguel Corp preparing to ditch beer?

29 July 2010

San Miguel Corp's announcement this week that it plans to raise US$1.6bn to finance its diversification into heavy industries could signal that the firm is on its way out of the beer business.

PHILIPPINES: San Miguel Brewery reports strong Q1

17 May 2010

Higher beer prices helped San Miguel Brewery to increase sales and profits in the first quarter of 2010, according to parent firm San Miguel Corp.

PHILIPPINES: Ginebra San Miguel toasts Q1 sales rise

17 May 2010

The spirits arm of San Miguel Corp, Ginebra San Miguel, has reported a strong sales rise in the first quarter of 2010.

PHILIPPINES: San Miguel Corp books full-year profit increase

14 April 2010

San Miguel Corp booked an increase in full-year net profit boosted by strong demand in the beer and hard liquor sectors.

PHILIPPINES: San Miguel Corp to sell Ginebra stake

23 March 2010

San Miguel Corp has confirmed that it is seeking to sell a stake in its spirits arm, Ginebra San Miguel, in order to raise funds for acquisitions in other industries.

just the round-up - The week in drinks

19 March 2010

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

just the facts - San Miguel Brewery

18 March 2010

San Miguel Corp this week confirmed that it is willing to sell its outstanding shares in San Miguel Brewery (SMB), with Kirin Holdings cited as an interested buyer.

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