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MEXICO: Grupo Modelo seeks export boost, mute on Foster's Group

8 Jul 2011

Grupo Modelo is looking for more export opportunities in Asia, Europe and Latin America, general manager and president Carlos Fernandez Gonzalez has said.

BELGIUM: Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO cool on acquisitions - report

7 Jul 2011

Anheuser-Busch InBev's CEO has said that the brewer feels no need to chase acquisitions, according to a report.

AUS: Foster's Group "not engaging" with SABMiller

4 Jul 2011

Foster's Group's CEO has said that the brewer is not engaging with SABMiller and is intent on progressing as a standalone beer business.

US: Constellation Brands toasts Crown Imports for Q1, but sales slide

30 Jun 2011

Constellation Brands has posted a marked fall in net sales in its first fiscal quarter results, but has highlighted the sell-off of its Australian and UK wine business for the decrease.

The Wehring Interview - Anheuser-Busch InBev - Part II

28 Jun 2011

Last week we ran the first part of our exclusive interview with the chief marketing officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev, Chris Burggraeve. Here's part two, in which Olly Wehring tries to get inside the inner sanctum of A-B InBev. Read on to learn how successful he was.

In the Spotlight - Foster's Group Fever

24 Jun 2011

Hacks and investors have been sent into a frothy frenzy (try saying that after a few cold ones) by the news that someone - SABMiller - has actually launched a public bid to buy Foster's Group. Here, just-drinks rounds-up everything you need to know about the fallout.

just the Research

24 Jun 2011

Here's a run-down of some of the top research reports currently available in the just-drinks research store:

Comment - Foster's Group Phoney War still has Legs

22 Jun 2011

Don't assume that SABMiller has fired the starting gun on a bid battle for Foster's Group.

just On Call - SABMiller douses analyst scepticism on Foster's Group

21 Jun 2011

SABMiller's CEO has faced down scepticism from analysts over the brewer's bid for Foster's Group, telling them that a deal will boost profits from the first year of acquisition.

NETHERLANDS: Heineken hits halfway in FEMSA Cerveza share deal

20 Jun 2011

Heineken has reached the halfway stage of its scheme to hand 29m shares to Fomento Económico Mexicano (FEMSA), in exchange for ownership of its FEMSA Cerveza brewer.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

17 Jun 2011

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

just On Call - JP Morgan analysts discuss Foster's Group

16 Jun 2011

There continues to be doubt that Anheuser-Busch InBev would back a Grupo Modelo move for Foster's Group, while SABMiller's interest in the Australian brewer looks lukewarm, according to JP Morgan analysts.

MEXICO: Grupo Modelo, Anheuser-Busch InBev to discuss Foster's bid - report

13 Jun 2011

Grupo Modelo is set to meet with Anheuser-Busch InBev to seek permission to launch a takeover bid for Foster's Group, according to a report.

AUS: Analysts cautious on Modelo, Molson Coors bid for Foster's Group

3 Jun 2011

Foster's Group's share price has leapt following a report that brewers Molson Coors and Grupo Modelo are plotting a bid for the newly-demerged business.

Comment - Foster's Group Blows Hot and Cold

3 Jun 2011

Grupo Modelo is the surprise addition to a growing list of possible suitors for Foster's Group's Australian beer business. Who will it be next week?

UK: Young & Co's Brewery sees FY profits rise

26 May 2011

Young & Co's Brewery has said that it is confident of riding out a tough period for the UK on-trade after reporting rises in net sales and profits for its latest fiscal year.

UK: Wells & Young’s keeps Red Stripe brewing

23 May 2011

UK brewer Wells & Young’s will continue to produce the Red Stripe lager brand in the country, despite Diageo taking over the marketing and distribution of its brand from 1 August.

US: Crown Imports launches beach promotion for Grupo Modelo's Corona Extra

19 May 2011

Crown Imports has launched a consumers' sweepstake for Grupo Modelo's Corona Extra beer brand in the US.

US: Crown Imports launches Hispanic campaign for Modelo Especial

28 Apr 2011

Crown Imports has followed the latest push for Grupo Modelo's Corona Extra beer brand in the US with a national multimedia advertising campaign for Modelo Especial in the country.

US: Crown Imports gives Hispanic push in US for Corona Extra

28 Apr 2011

Crown Imports has launched the latest string of the 'Refresca Como Somos' ('Refreshes Who We Are') campaign for Grupo Modelo's Corona Extra beer brand in the US.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

25 Apr 2011

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

just On Call - Grupo Modelo warns on beer discounting

18 Apr 2011

Grupo Modelo has warned that the current levels of discounting in the sluggish US beer market are unhealthy for the industry.

MEXICO: Grupo Modelo sees “recovery” boost Q1 numbers

18 Apr 2011

Grupo Modelo has posted a healthy set of figures for the first quarter of 2011 as volume rises prompted talk of a "recovery" by the Mexican brewer.

US: Crown Imports launches Corona Light TV ad for US

13 Apr 2011

Crown Imports has announced details of its latest television advert in the US for Grupo Modelo's Corona Light beer brand.

CAGE 2011: Comment - SABMiller's CEO Talks Consolidation

30 Mar 2011

SABMiller's CEO, Graham Mackay, has stoked the fire of speculation by forecasting more consolidation in the beer sector, but has he also hinted that Foster's Group is asking for too much money?

US: Crown Imports readies Corona Cinco de Mayo campaign

23 Mar 2011

Crown Imports has confirmed details of this year's Corona promotion for the Cinco de Mayo holiday in the US.

just the Round-up - The week in drinks

18 Mar 2011

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

US/MEXICO: Grupo Modelo chief coy on Anheuser-Busch InBev buyout - report

14 Mar 2011

Grupo Modelo's CEO has reportedly said that relations with Anheuser-Busch InBev are good, but he was noncommittal on takeover talk.

just The Preview – Anheuser-Busch InBev Q4 & FY

2 Mar 2011

Anheuser-Busch InBev will report results for its fourth quarter and full year tomorrow (3 March). Here, just-drinks brings you highlights of the company's news in the three months to the end of December.

MEXICO: Exports, pricing boost Grupo Modelo in 2010

21 Feb 2011

Strong pricing and exports helped Mexico's largest brewer, Grupo Modelo, to increase sales in 2010, but higher costs put pressure on profits.

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