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SINGAPORE: ThaiBev teams with unnamed party to prepare Fraser & Neave bid

11 Sep 2012

ThaiBev has said it is working with another group to explore the possibility of making an offer for Fraser & Neave.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

7 Sep 2012

The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:

SINGAPORE: Heineken circles 28 September for Fraser & Neave vote on APB

6 Sep 2012

Fraser & Neave has set a date for a shareholder vote on Heineken's offer for its stake in their brewing joint venture, Asia Pacific Breweries.

US: Heineken to launch new Tecate Michelada next week

31 Aug 2012

Heineken is to launch a new variation on Tecate in the US next week and release another of its beer brands in bottled format.

GLOBAL: Emerging markets to account for 70% of beer volumes by 2016

29 Aug 2012

Emerging markets will account for around 72% of global beer volumes by 2016, due to fast-growing populations and GDP growth rates, analysts have predicted.

just The Facts - Heineken

29 Aug 2012

Here, courtesy of analysts UBS, is a snapshot of the Dutch brewer, Heineken.

SINGAPORE: ThaiBev raises Fraser & Neave stake to 29%

29 Aug 2012

ThaiBev has upped its stake in Fraser & Neave to 29%, just below the level that would trigger a mandatory offer for the entire Singapore conglomerate.

SINGAPORE: Fraser & Neave shareholders to get part of Heineken deal proceeds

28 Aug 2012

Fraser & Neave has said its plans to distribute around SGD4bn (US$3.19bn) to shareholders if the sale of its stake in Asia Pacific Breweries goes through.

SINGAPORE: Heineken tops up Asia Pacific Breweries stake

28 Aug 2012

Heineken has raised its direct stake in Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) to 13.16%, the brewer has announced.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

24 Aug 2012

The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week

SINGAPORE: Fraser & Neave block trade raises speculation - report

24 Aug 2012

A block trade of 2.5% of Fraser & Neave's stock has added to speculation that ThaiBev is stepping up the battle for Asia Pacific Breweries, according to reports.

In the Spotlight - Heineken results put Asia in focus

23 Aug 2012

All eyes this week were on Heineken and the release of its first-half results. Interest was piqued by the twists and turns the Dutch brewer has been forced into in his drawn-out chase of Asia Pacific Breweries (APB), especially as the company had just announced it had raised its direct stake in APB to 12.18%.

Video - Heineken CFO on APB buy, H1 performance

22 Aug 2012

Click play, below, to view a company-sourced interview with Heineken's CFO, René Hooft Graafland, in which he discusses the brewer's H1 results, its full-year outlook and the acquisition of Asia Pacific Breweries.

SINGAPORE: Heineken raises stake in Asia Pacific Breweries

22 Aug 2012

Heineken has raised its direct stake in Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) to 12.18% in the hope of seeing off any challenge for full control of the Tiger beer producer.

NETHERLANDS/SINGAPORE: Heineken makes "final offer" for Asia Pacific Breweries

20 Aug 2012

Heineken has submitted a "final offer" to Fraser & Neave for its stake in Asia Pacific Breweries in a bid to take full control of the Tiger brewer.

just The Preview - Heineken H1 & Q2

20 Aug 2012

Heineken is set to release its first-half results on Wednesday (22 August). Below, we take a look at the highs and lows for the company in the six months to the end of June.

NETHERLANDS/SINGAPORE: Heineken's "final" Asia Pacific Breweries offer will be "knock-out blow" - analyst

20 Aug 2012

Heineken's increased offer to Fraser & Neave for its total stake in Asia Pacific Breweries should be a "knock-out blow" in the battle for the Tiger brewer, according to an analyst.

SINGAPORE: Asia Pacific Breweries and Fraser & Neave shares suspended

17 Aug 2012

Trading in shares of Asia Pacific Breweries and Fraser & Neave have been suspended amid rumours of Heineken planning to raise its bid for the Tiger brewer.

THAILAND: ThaiBev boosted by spirits and soft drinks in H1

16 Aug 2012

A strong performance by ThaiBev's spirits and soft drinks business has seen the group report an impressive rise in first-half profits.

SINGAPORE: Fraser & Neave gets extra week over Kindest Place Groups' Tiger offer

15 Aug 2012

Fraser & Neave (F&N) is being given an extra week to consider an offer from Kindest Place Groups, a company linked to ThaiBev, to buy its direct stake in Asia Pacific Breweries (APB).

SINGAPORE: ThaiBev raises stake in Fraser & Neave to 26.2%

14 Aug 2012

ThaiBev has upped its stake in Singapore conglomerate Fraser & Neave to 26.2%, according to a regulatory filing.

SINGAPORE: Asia Pacific Breweries boosted by Vietnam and Thailand in Q3

13 Aug 2012

Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) has reported a strong rise in operating profits in its third quarter boosted by double-digit volume growth in Vietnam and Thailand.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

10 Aug 2012

The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:

Comment - Asia Pacific Breweries: Breaking Up Would Be So Hard To Do

9 Aug 2012

For us journalists, it's the gift that keeps on giving. For the management of Heineken, it must seem like a recurring headache.

ASIA: Heineken claims Asia Pacific Breweries counter bid is "not comparable"

8 Aug 2012

Heineken has moved to stifle talk of a bidding war for Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) by claiming a separate bid for a stake in the Tiger brewer announced this week is "not comparable" to its offer.

SINGAPORE: ThaiBev counters Heineken's Asia Pacific Breweries bid

7 Aug 2012

Heineken could be on the brink of a bidding war for Asia Pacific Breweries after its partner, Fraser & Neave, received a counter offer for its direct stake in the JV.

NETHERLANDS/SINGAPORE: Heineken set to take control of Asia Pacific Breweries

3 Aug 2012

Heineken has received approval from Fraser & Neave to secure full control of Asia Pacific Breweries from its longstanding partner.

Comment - Wehring's Way: Heineken, Fraser & Neave and Asia Pacific Breweries

3 Aug 2012

There will be a lot of relieved beers being downed in Amsterdam tonight. And, while the folk at Heineken will be keen to hedge their bar spend, they'll still want to celebrate today's news.

JAPAN: Kirin steps back from Heineken stand-off over Asia Pacific Breweries - report

3 Aug 2012

The president of Kirin Holdings has said the firm is only interested in the food and soft drinks operations of Fraser & Neave, not its Asia Pacific Breweries JV, according to reports.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

3 Aug 2012

The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:

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