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Slovenia withdraws soda tax proposal - report 11 Dec 2014

Slovenia has scrapped a proposed tax on soft drinks that business leaders claimed would have been an “additional burden” on the economy, according to a report.


Pivovarna Lasko eyes expansion as buyer sought 20 Oct 2014

Pivovarna Laško, a Slovenia-based brewer and soft drinks producer, has confirmed it remains up for sale and is looking for the buyer to spend at least EUR75m (US$96m) on the business.


Lasko Group sells off majority stake in Birra Peja 16 Jul 2014

Lasko Group, the parent company of Slovenia's Pivovarna Lasko brewer, has sold a 57.6% stake in Kosovo-based Birra Peja.


Pivovarna Lasko on the hunt for new investment 11 Jul 2014

Pivovarna Lasko has begun a search for a strategic investor willing to inject at least EUR75m (US$102.1m) of fresh capital into the company.


Pivovarna Lasko's Mercator sale ban revoked 14 Oct 2011

Slovenia's Competition Protection Office has lifted a decision to ban Pivovarna Lasko from disposing of its stake in Mercator, according to reports.


Pivovarna Lasko shareholders back Fructal sale 1 Aug 2011

Pivovarna Lasko has received shareholder support for the sale of its Fructal juice business to Serbia-based Nectar.


Pivovarna Lasko sells Fructal to Nectar 27 Jul 2011

Pivovarna Lasko has agreed to sell its Fructal fruit juice business to Serbia-based Nectar for EUR35.3m (US$51.3m).


Pivovarna Lasko ditches Mercator stake sale 9 May 2011

Slovenian beverage producer Pivovarna Lasko has stopped the sale of its 12.3% stake in food retailer Mercator.


Consortium acquires Pivovarna Lasko stake 19 Mar 2008

A consortium of four Slovenian companies has acquired a 13.4% stake in the country’s largest brewer Pivovarna Lasko, according to local reports.


Slovenian companies bid for Pivovarna Lasko 13 Feb 2008

Slovenia’s largest brewer Pivovarna Lasko has received a buyout bid from four domestic companies, according to local reports.