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Anheuser-Busch InBev is ending 2016 with the final major divestment of SABMiller assets, as Asahi has agreed to acquire SAB's former operations in Central and Eastern Europe.
Asahi's Australian unit has launched a gin-based RTD brand that targets consumers who don't like tonic.
Former SABMiller UK craft brewer Meantime Brewing Co has launched its first marketing campaign since its takeover by Asahi Holdings.
Sapporo Holdings is keen to acquire Czech brewer Pilsner Urquell, its president has told just-drinks, but only if the unit is separated from Anheuser-Busch InBev's other former SABMiller assets.
RTD innovation Mogitate Chuhai has helped boost Asahi's nine-month sales.
Japanese brewer Asahi has set up a European unit as it takes control of former SABMiller brands Peroni, Groslch and Meantime.
New-look Anheuser-Busch InBev has started life as an enlarged company with divestments worth a combined US$4.4m.
Suntory and Asahi have settled a dispute over intellectual property rights for non-alcoholic beer, according to a report.
Asahi has added a new variant to its Clear Asahi range, designed to pair with food from a specific region.
A shortage of Japanese whisky is forcing drinks producers in Japan to turn to imported spirits, according to a report.
SABMiller's 2016 Annual Report has confirmed the details behind the acquisition of London-based Meantime Brewery.
Asahi may splash out GBP5bn (US$7.2bn) on SABMiller's Eastern European beer brands, including Pilsner Urquel, according to a report.
The European Union has approved Anheuser-Busch InBev's US$107bn takeover of SABMiller.
Asahi is to target overseas M&A worth JPY400bn (US$3.7bn) as it looks to expand distribution of its Super Dry brand, according to a report.
Competitive issues among the world's larger brewers may result in a private equity company leading the race for SABMiller's assets in Central & Eastern Europe, an analyst has told just-drinks.
Asahi's overseas businesses have posted a drop in Q1 sales ahead of the Japanese brewer's takeover of SABMiller's European beer brands.
Anheuser-Busch InBev has accepted Asahi's offer to acquire SABMiller's European premium brands, as it moves closer to completing its acquisition of SAB.
A sharp decline in domestic sales for Kirin Brewery dragged down the Japanese beer market in the first quarter of the year as rival brewers posted growth, according to a report.
The European Commission has set an initial deadline for its review of Anheuser-Busch InBev's proposed takeover of SABMiller.
Asahi Group has reported a double-digit profit rise in 2015, with alcohol and soft drinks both posting sales growth.
Anheuser-Busch InBev has confirmed receipt of an offer from Asahi Group to buy SABMiller's Grolsch, Meantime and Peroni Nastro Azzuro beer brands.
Asahi Group is set to win the race to acquire Grolsch and Peroni Nastro Azzuro from SABMiller, according to local reports.
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