GERMANY: Karlsberg in talks to sell 40% stake to top brewers

By just-drinks.com editorial team | 29 April 2002

The German brewer Karlsberg has apparently confirmed that it is in talks with a number of leading international brewers about the possible sale of a 40% stake in its domestic operations. The brewer's boss Richard Weber was quoted in the German business newspaper Handelsblatt saying he was talking to Heineken, Scottish & Newcastle, South African Breweries and Coors Brewing Co about the capital increase.

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The German brewer Karlsberg has apparently confirmed that it is in talks with a number of leading international brewers about the possible sale of a 40% stake in its domestic operations. The brewer's boss Richard Weber was quoted in the German business newspaper Handelsblatt saying he was talking to Heineken, Scottish & Newcastle, South African Breweries and Coors Brewing Co about the capital increase.

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