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Heineken Performance Trends 2014-2018 - results data

19 Mar 2019

In early-2018, Heineken reported its results for the year prior. Sales in the 12 months of the year came in 6% up on 2017, with all reporting regions posting volumes increases.  Here, just-drinks considers Heineken's performance over the last five years to see what the wider beer category can learn from the brewer.

Heineken readies Europe-wide launch of Indonesia's Bintang beer

17 Jan 2017

Heineken has lined up the pan-European import of its Bintang Indonesian lager beyond the brand's current presence in the Netherlands.

The global beer category - The facts

9 Feb 2016

Earlier this week, Bernstein released the fourth edition of its annual global beer guide. With commentary from the sell-side research and brokerage firm, here's a look at the report's significant research conclusions.

ThaiBev YTD profits surge on Myanmar brewery sale

13 Nov 2015

ThaiBev has posted a jump in nine-month net profits from the Q3 sale of its Myanmar beer business and a leap in beer volumes.

Is Heineken right to jump in bed with Lagunitas? - analysis

9 Sep 2015

Heineken has roared out of the craft beer blocks with news yesterday it was taking a 50% stake in Lagunitas Brewing Co.

Kirin Holdings secures Myanmar Brewery Ltd stake buy

19 Aug 2015

Kirin Holdings has stepped in to buy Fraser & Neave's majority stake in Myanmar Brewery Ltd for US$560m.

Heineken's premium power soothes World Cup hangover - Analysis

4 Aug 2015

When Heineken released its first-quarter results early this year, analysts warned that the company's self-described “solid progress” would soon be in for a reality check.

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Comment - Beer - Trend of the Year 2014: Convergence

2 Dec 2014

As the end of the year approaches, Larry Nelson looks back at the impact the craft beer segment has had on the broader beer category in 2014. The multi-national brewers' need to play in craft is no longer about simply riding the growth wave, argues Nelson, it's much more about basic survival.

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27 Oct 2014

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Research in Focus - Mergers & Acquisitions in Alcoholic Drinks

28 May 2014

Mergers and acquisitions have to varying degrees been important in shaping the different alcoholic drinks categories.

GLOBAL: Carlsberg ready for Tiger challenge as Tuborg ad rolls out - video

19 May 2014

Carlsberg has claimed its Tuborg brand is a decade ahead of Heineken's Tiger in terms of targeting young adult consumers in emerging markets.

just the Answer: Heineken's Asia-Pacific president, Roland Pirmez

24 Mar 2014

Roland Pirmez was president of Asia Pacific Breweries before Heineken took full control of the joint venture in 2012. He now combines that role with heading up Heineken's Asia Pacific division. just-drinks sat down with the Belgian just before he delivered a presentation to investors in London on Friday (21 March).

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.

just The Preview - Heineken's Q4 & FY

10 Feb 2014

Heineken will report its fourth-quarter and full-year results on Wednesday (12 February). Here just-drinks takes a look at the company's highs and lows in the three months to the end of December.

SINGAPORE: Fraser & Neave drops Heineken soft drinks non-compete clause

4 Nov 2013

Fraser & Neave has agreed to drop a clause in an agreement with Heineken that has prevented the brewer from selling soft drinks in Singapore, following a competiton probe.

TFWA Review: Heineken craft plans, Stolichnaya changes, Hine happy to be home

24 Oct 2013

There's usually a surprise or two at the Tax Free World Association (TFWA) World Exhibition in Cannes.

EUROPE/TRAVEL RETAIL: Heineken backs Monteith's Brewing Co with craft roll-out

24 Oct 2013

Heineken is to roll out a New Zealand craft beer and cider range it acquired through its takeover of Asia Pacific Breweries on to the global stage.

MYANMAR: Fraser & Neave faces fight for Myanmar Brewery stake

29 Aug 2013

Fraser & Neave has revealed that its joint-venture partner in Myanmar Brewery, Myanmar Economic Holdings (MEH), plans to start arbitration proceedings over its stake in the brewery.

Focus - Heineken's H1 Performance by Region

21 Aug 2013

Earlier today, Heineken reported a fall in H1 net profits and sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the group's performance by region:

NETHERLANDS: Heineken sees H1 profits fall as Western Europe slumps

21 Aug 2013

Heineken has posted a drop in first-half sales and profits as high unemployment and bad weather in Western Europe hit demand in the key region.

just The Preview - Heineken Q2 & H1

19 Aug 2013

Heineken will release a first-half trading update on Wednesday (21 August). 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:

just Five Years Ago: InBev's Acquisition of Anheuser-Busch

11 Jul 2013

Five years ago this month, the global beer world changed forever. After a shorter-than-anticipated period of wrangling, US brewer Anheuser-Busch accepted a US$52bn takeover bid from Belgium brewer InBev, thus creating the world's biggest brewer.

Analysis - Heineken's emerging markets exposure boosts prospects

9 Jul 2013

Heineken’s exposure in Africa, South-East Asia and Mexico means the group’s medium- to long-term prospects are still strong despite a tough start to 2013, according to an analyst.

ASIA: Fraser & Neave beverage units get new CEOs

2 Jul 2013

Fraser & Neave (F&N) has appointed new chief executives to two of its beverage divisions.





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