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Heineken happy with JVs, would buy out if offered

Heineken has reiterated its satisfaction with its JV partnerships around the world, but admitted that it would be prepared to buy out its pa...

just the Facts - SABMiller in Asia Pacific

SABMiller presented its current thoughts on its Asia-Pacific unit at a seminar in London yesterday (17 July). Here, just drinks takes a clos...

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...

just The Facts - Heineken's Q1 Trading Update

This morning (24 April), Heineken released a trading update for its first quarter. Here, just-drinks takes a look at its group beer volumes...

Latest Interviews

The Wehring Interview – Heineken – Part II 26 May 2011

Olly Wehring

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.


The just-drinks interview – Vijay Mallya, Part II 18 Nov 2008

just-drinks.com editorial team

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

United Breweries Holdings MD departs 13 May 2014

James Wilmore

United Breweries Holdings Ltd (UBHL) has confirmed that its managing director has left the group after less than a year in the role.


Heineken lines up Unilever CFO for audit committee 20 Dec 2013

Andy Morton

Heineken is to add the CFO of Unilever to its supervisory board, pending approval at its annual general meeting next year.


Heineken raises United Breweries holding 11 Dec 2013

Olly Wehring

Heineken has confirmed that it has raised its stake in India's United Breweries.


UB posts H1 profits drop after Q2 r 8 Nov 2013

Andy Morton

United Breweries has posted a drop in first-half profits as a tough Q2 plunged the Kingfisher brewer into the red for the quarter.


just the Round-Up - The week in drinks 25 Oct 2013

Olly Wehring

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

Latest blogs

Writing (not) on the wall for SABMiller's Australian friends 17 Jul 2013

James Wilmore

Gentle, self-deprecation isn't normally assoicated with company bigwigs. So, it was a refreshing change when SABMiller's Asia-Pacific MD Ari Mervis had analysts and hacks chuckling to themselves after a humourous aside at the group's presentation in London today.

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