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just The Facts - Lucas Bols 8 Jan 2015

Lucas Bols, the Dutch owner of spirits and liqueur brands including Bols and Pisang Ambon, today announced plans to list on the Amsterdam stock exchange in a EUR125m IPO. Here, courtesy of Lucas Bols and just-drinks, is a rundown on the company:


Focus - Heineken's Q3 Performance by Region 22 Oct 2014

Earlier today, Heineken reported a 1.7% decrease in Q3 sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the group's performance by region in the three months to the end of September


just The Preview - Heineken's H1 & Q2 18 Aug 2014

Heineken will release a first-half trading update on Wednesday. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the Dutch brewer's highs and lows in the three months to the end of June, and recent financial results:


Focus - Heineken's 2013 Performance by Region 12 Feb 2014

Earlier today (12 February), Heineken posted a drop in full-year profits despite a lift in sales in 2013. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance in the period by region.


Heineken happy with JVs, would buy out if offered 23 Oct 2013

Heineken has reiterated its satisfaction with its JV partnerships around the world, but admitted that it would be prepared to buy out its partners if they wanted to sell.

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Lucas Bols kicks off IPO offer period 21 Jan 2015

Lucas Bols, the Dutch spirits producer, has today started the offer period for its IPO, which will run until 3 February and values the company at up to EUR207m (US$240m).


Lucas Bols to go public in EUR125m IPO 8 Jan 2015

Lucas Bols, the privately-held Dutch cocktail spirits producer, is looking to raise EUR125m (US$147m) in an IPO.


Beam Suntory's Laphroaig 11-Year-Old 13 Nov 2014

Beam Suntory is to launch an 11-year-old Laphroaig exclusively into Travel Retail at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.


Heineken lines up Laurence Debroux as next CFO 5 Nov 2014

Heineken has nominated the financial head of outdoor advertising firm JC Decaux as its next CFO.


Q3 sales dip pulls down Heineken YTD 22 Oct 2014

Heineken has seen sales in its third quarter slow markedly, as YTD sales suffered as a result.


Heineken heiress fined for share purchase error 14 Oct 2014

Heineken has blamed an administrative error after its controlling shareholder failed to properly report stock purchases, leading to a EUR375,000 (US$443,000) fine.


Heineken begins hunt for CFO 19 Sep 2014

Heineken has announced plans to replace its CFO next year but has stopped short of confirming his departure.


Heineken rejects SABMiller purchase proposal 15 Sep 2014

Heineken has confirmed it has received a takeover approach from SABMiller but that the proposal is “non-actionable”.


Heineken boosts United Breweries holding 21 Aug 2014

Heineken has paid EUR2.3m (US$3m) to edge up its stake in India's United Breweries (UB).


Heineken warns of slowing H2 as H1 holds steady 20 Aug 2014

Heineken has reported a slight fall in half-year profits on flat sales in the period.

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Heineken kidnapping film gets go-ahead 9 Oct 2013

Heineken is about to have the most dramatic moment in its history given the Hollywood blockbuster treatment.