Global brewer SABMiller has announced it is making simultaneous tender offers on the Lima Stock Exchange for all shares it does not already own in its listed Peruvian subsidiaries, and said the offers will close by 6 December 2006.

The companies involved are UCP Backus y Johnston, Cerveceria San Juan, Compania Cervecera del Sur del Peru, Industrias del Envase, Inmobiliaria Pariachi and Vidrios Planos del Peru.

The total cash consideration payable by SAB if all six offers are accepted in full will be approximately US$45m.
SABMiller has an effective economic interest of approximately 93.7% in UCP Backus y Johnston, 75.7% in Cerveceria San Juan, 84.5% in Compania Cervecera del Sur del Peru, 77% in Industrias del Envase, 80.4% in Inmobiliaria Pariachi and 98.7% in Vidrios Planos del Peru.
UCP Backus y Johnston is Peru's largest brewer, with leading brands including Cristal and Cusquena.

Last month (18 October), SAB made simultaneous tender offers for all the shares in its listed Ecuadorian subsidiaries, including Compañía de Cervezas Nacionales and Cervecería Andina, and all of the shares in its unlisted Ecuadorian subsidiary Agrilsa Agricola e Industrial.