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TRINIDAD & TOBAGO: Carlsberg secures Trinidad & Tobago distribution

17 Feb 2012

Carlsberg is set to return to Trinidad & Tobago, through an import partnership with NWT Enterprises in the market.

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.

The just-drinks Interview - Cobra Beer's founder

1 Dec 2009

On the six-month anniversary of Cobra Beer's rescue from collapse in the UK by Molson Coors, just-drinks deputy editor Chris Mercer spoke with Cobra founder Lord Karan Bilimoria about the dark days and why he feels that the brand is poised for future growth.

UK: Cobra launches 'curry week' campaign

10 Nov 2009

Cobra Beer has developed a multi-media campaign to coincide with its sponsorship of National Curry Week.

just the round-up - The week in drinks

6 Nov 2009

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INDIA: Cobra Beer eyes finance to expand

3 Nov 2009

Cobra Beer founder Lord Bilimoria is seeking finance to expand the beer brand in India, five months after Molson Coors stepped in to rescue Cobra's UK division from collapse.

UK: Molson Coors launches Cobra Beer Partnership

8 Oct 2009

Molson Coors UK has officially launched the Cobra Beer Partnership, backed by a GBP10m (US$16m), three-year marketing campaign.

Comment: SABMiller and acquisitions

12 Aug 2009

SABMiller CEO Graham Mackay has reiterated that the group is interested in acquisitions, but the brewer has not been as inactive in the last 18 months as some may suppose.

Insight - Molson Coors confident on UK prospects

3 Aug 2009

Molson Coors has hailed strong profits growth in the UK in 2009 and said that its business in the country has good prospects, despite a tough beer market.

UK: Molson Coors to distribute Singha beer

22 Jul 2009

Molson Coors has signed a deal to distribute Singha beer in the UK, as the brewer looks to expand its presence in "ethnic" restaurants.

UK: Molson Coors to boost Scottish beer market share

9 Jun 2009

Molson Coors, the company that rescued Cobra Beer from administration last week, said it plans to boost its share of Scotland’s shrinking beer market to 20% by 2012.

UK: Wells & Young's pulls Cobra Beer brewing as debts mount

9 Jun 2009

Wells & Young's has confirmed that it has ceased brewing Cobra Beer's namesake beer brand in the UK.

In the Spotlight - Cobra Beer

5 Jun 2009

Molson Coors rescued Cobra Beer from administration late last week, picking up a 50.1% stake in the company’s UK operations.

just the round-up - The week in drinks

5 Jun 2009

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UK: Molson Coors scoops Cobra Beer out of administration

1 Jun 2009

Molson Coors has rescued Cobra Beer from administration via a joint venture deal with the group's founder, Lord Bilimoria.

CANADA: Molson Coors to pay dividend

18 May 2009

Molson Coors Brewing Company has announced that its board of directors has approved a 20% increase in the quarterly dividend rate on its Class A and Class B common shares.

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1 May 2009

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UK: Cobra Beer CEO leaves as sale draws close

27 Apr 2009

Cobra Beer chief executive Adrian McKeon has left his position as a sale of the brewer enters its final stages.

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24 Apr 2009

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UK: Cobra Beer silent on Molson Coors, Wilbur Ross interest

21 Apr 2009

Cobra Beer has declined to comment on a report that entrepreneur Wilbur Ross and brewer Molson Coors have teamed up to buy the firm.

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9 Apr 2009

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UK: Cobra Beer sale delayed, interest remains

9 Apr 2009

Cobra Beer's search for a buyer has taken longer than expected, just-drinks understands, but several parties remain interested in acquiring the group.

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6 Feb 2009

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UK: Cobra Beer to sponsor BAFTAs

4 Feb 2009

Cobra Beer is to sponsor this year's British Academy Film and Television Awards (BAFTAs), as part a GBP8.4m (US$12.1m) marketing drive.

UK: Cobra Beer sales leap, sale progressing

3 Feb 2009

Cobra Beer, which reported a 20% rise in beer volumes for its fiscal first-half, has begun presentations to potential buyers, just-drinks understands.

UPDATE UK: Portman Group backs Baroness Coussins in Lords dispute

30 Jan 2009

Drinks industry body the Portman Group has leapt to the defence of former chief executive Baroness Coussins over her active role in shaping drinks labelling legislation in the House of Lords.

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