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Comment - Beer - M&A: Time to Play?

30 Nov 2010

M&A activity within the beer sector this year has been limited to just the one big transaction, in Mexico. Larry Nelson believes, however, that 2010 could have served as the calm before the storm, with the next wave of consolidation expected to break soon. Indeed, according to some, that wave could even be a tsunami, the size of which the world's brewers have never seen before.

June Management Briefing - The BRICM Markets – Part IV: India

6 Jul 2010

India’s drinks industry was not harmed badly by the recession, with domestic sales of soft drinks and juice production all growing steadily throughout 2009, according to a recent Euromonitor report. In the soft drinks sector, Coca-Cola was the clear leader with Pepsi close behind, but several Indian companies such as Parle Agro, Parle Bisleri Ltd and Dabur India Ltd proffered some healthy competition.

SINGAPORE: Asia Pacific Breweries issues notes to pay debt

4 Mar 2010

Asia Pacific Breweries has issued SGD40m of notes, as part of its plan to pay off loans used to acquire controlling stakes in two Heineken businesses.

SINGAPORE: Asia Pacific Breweries, Heineken complete assets shuffle

10 Feb 2010

Asia Pacific Breweries has completed deals to acquire Heineken's controlling stakes in Multi Bintang of Indonesia and Grand Brasseries de Nouvelle Caledonie.

SINGAPORE: APB launches ‘responsible drinking’ website

11 Dec 2009

Asia Pacific Breweries (APB), the joint-venture between Heineken and Fraser & Neave, has launched a website dedicated to promoting and educating the public on responsible drinking.

Analysis - Heineken's deal with United Breweries

7 Dec 2009

Heineken's deal to end the confusion surrounding its India business has few short-term financial advantages, but positions the brewer nicely for an expected Indian beer boom.

INDIA: Heineken secures India deal with UB Group

7 Dec 2009

Heineken has finally sealed a shareholder deal in India with United Breweries.

SINGAPORE: Exec runaround at Asia Pacific Breweries

26 Nov 2009

Asia Pacific Breweries has announced a change of regional director for its China operations.

SINGAPORE: APB appoints general manager for Shanghai

16 Nov 2009

Asia Pacific Breweries (APB), the joint venture between Heineken and Fraser & Neave, has appointed Samson Wong as general manager of its Shanghai Asia Pacific Brewery.

SINGAPORE: Asia Pacific Breweries FY profits up

12 Nov 2009

Asia Pacific Breweries, the joint venture between Heineken and Fraser & Neave, has reported a solid rise in full-year profits and higher beer sales.

just the preview - Heineken Q3

26 Oct 2009

On Wednesday (28 October), Heineken will update the market on its first quarter sales.

SINGAPORE: Court sides with APB over commercial fraud case

3 Sep 2009

Asia Pacific Breweries has successfully defended itself against a lawsuit from two European banks with regards to a commercial fraud case involving a former employee.

just the preview – Heineken H1

21 Aug 2009

On Wednesday (26 August), Heineken announces its first-half results.

UK: Heineken readies Tiger Beer push in UK

12 Aug 2009

Heineken's UK arm has lined up an advertising campaign for it's co-owned beer brand, Tiger Beer.

SINGAPORE: One-off gain lifts Asia Pacific Breweries profits Q3

7 Aug 2009

Asia Pacific Breweries, the joint venture between Heineken and Fraser & Neave, has reported a 39% rise in net profits for the third quarter thanks to a one-off payment.

CANADA: Asia Pacific Breweries closes Canadian import unit

5 Aug 2009

Asia Pacific Breweries has confirmed the closure of its intended Canadian importer, Tiger Canada.

UK: Heineken launches Tiger beer promotion

4 Aug 2009

Scottish & Newcastle UK, the subsidiary of Heineken, is launching a major marketing campaign for its Tiger beer brand.

LAOS: Asia Pacific Breweries appoints Laos GM

9 Jul 2009

Asia Pacific Breweries has appointed a new general manager for its subsidiary in Laos.

NZ: Asia Pacific Breweries teams with Three Jays to make Trinity

3 Jul 2009

Asia Pacific Breweries has jointly set up a new hospitality company in New Zealand.

NETHERLANDS/INDIA: Heineken silent on APB CK Jaipuria termination

27 May 2009

Heineken has declined to comment on reports out of India that its joint-venture in the country has pulled out of an alliance with PepsiCo bottler CK Jaipuria.

INDIA: Asia Pacific Breweries buys up APB Pearl

20 May 2009

Asia Pacific Breweries, the joint venture between Heineken and Fraser & Neave Group, has agreed to buy up all shares it does not already own in its Indian subsidiary APB Pearl for S$4m (US$2.7m).

INDIA: Heineken silent on UB Group deal

12 May 2009

Heineken has declined to comment on a report that it has agreed a distribution deal with United Breweries in India, but has confirmed the two brewers are in talks.

SINGAPORE: Asia Pacific Breweries' profits up, sales down in Q2

7 May 2009

Asia Pacific Breweries has reported a slight lift in profits, despite slowing sales in its second quarter.

NZ: Asia Pacific Breweries closes Gaults on Quay purchase

21 Apr 2009

Two subsidiary companies of Asia Pacific Breweries have completed the purchase of food and beverage outlet Gaults on Quay in New Zealand.

NZ: Asia Pacific Breweries agrees acquisitions

2 Apr 2009

Asia Pacific Breweries has said that its wholly-owned subsidiaries in New Zealand, Barworks Group Ltd and Barworks Holdings Ltd, have bought up three companies in the country.

VIETNAM: APB unveils Hatay Brewery GM

4 Mar 2009

Asia Pacific Breweries has confirmed the appointment of a new general manager at one of its breweries in Vietnam.

SINGAPORE: “Challenging” quarter, but sales, profits still up at Asia Pacific Breweries

13 Feb 2009

Asia Pacific Breweries has posted a healthy start to its financial year, despite ongoing struggles in China.

CHINA: Heineken-APB Jiangsu DaFuHao sale hits snag

4 Feb 2009

Nantong Fuhao Alcohol Industry (NAC) has requested to delay the completion of its purchase of Heineken-APB China's stake in joint venture Jiangsu DaFuHao Breweries in China.

HONG KONG: Kingway Brewery Holdings issues profit warning

20 Jan 2009

Kingway Brewery Holdings, the Hong Kong-based brewer part-owned by Heineken, has issued a profit warning for the second half of 2008.

GERMANY: APB hands Tiger Beer to Heineken Deutschland

16 Jan 2009

Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) has appointed Heineken Deutschland to handle its Tiger Beer brand in Germany.

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