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Royal Unibrew secures US$104m Etablissements Geyer Fréres buy

17 Jul 2018

Scandinavian brewer Royal Unibrew has completed its DKK660m (US$104m) acquisition of French lemonade business Etablissements Geyer Fréres.

Summer's here! So is a global trade war - The just-drinks Analyst

28 Jun 2018

In his latest missive from the investor coal-face, former analyst Ian Shackleton shares his thoughts on how the second quarter is shaping up, the prospects of a trade war between the US and, well, everybody else and how drinks companies are starting to think longer-term than the next three months.

The clouds surrounding Conviviality, The Coca-Cola Co's booze move and Pernod Ricard's spirited performance - The just-drinks Analyst

27 Mar 2018

Our analyst returns! Ian Shackleton is back to give us his monthly consideration of the latest developments in the drinks industry from an investor's perspective. This month, Ian turns his attention to the saga at Conviviality, the possibility of the Coca-Cola system venturing into alcohol and tells us why Pernod Ricard makes him feel all warm and fuzzy.

Hartwall gives Original Long Drink Kimi Räikkönen push in Japan

22 Nov 2017

Hartwall has released the latest television advert in Japan for its namesake Original Long Drink RTD, featuring brand ambassador and F1 driver Kimi Räikkönen.

Royal Unibrew relieves Gruppo Campari of soft drinks assets for US$94m

4 Oct 2017

Gruppo Campari has announced the latest activity in its brand consolidation programme, selling off almost all of its remaining soft drinks interests to Royal Unibrew.

What does the future hold for bottled water? - Comment

9 Aug 2016

Bottled water looks set to overtake soda as the number one soft drink choice in the US. Here, Ray Rowlands examines how the global bottled water market has developed and how it will continue to evolve.

Private equity most likely SABMiller Central & Eastern Europe buyer – analyst

29 Apr 2016

Competitive issues among the world's larger brewers may result in a private equity company leading the race for SABMiller's assets in Central & Eastern Europe, an analyst has told just-drinks.

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10 Apr 2015

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just The Preview - Heineken Q3 & YTD

21 Oct 2013

Heineken will report its third-quarter and year-to-date results on Wednesday (23 October). Here just-drinks takes a look at the company's highs and lows in the three months to the end of September.

just the Facts - Denmark's Royal Unibrew

20 Aug 2013

Earlier today (20 August), Danish multi-category drinks group Royal Unibrew confirmed it has been given the regulatory green light to acquire Heineken's Finnish brewery, Hartwall. Here just-drinks takes a look at Royal Unibrew's business as it ups its footprint.

FINLAND: Royal Unibrew gets green light for Hartwall buy

20 Aug 2013

Denmark's Royal Unibrew has gained regulatory approval for its EUR470m (US$613m) acquisition of Heineken's Finnish unit, Hartwall, with the deal set to complete soon.

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:

FINLAND: Heineken lines up Hartwall sale to Royal Unibrew

11 Jul 2013

Heineken is to sell Hartwall to Denmark's Royal Unibrew for EUR470m (US$613m) in a deal expected to close before the end of the year.

BULGARIA: Heineken's Zagorka switches marketing manager

11 Jul 2013

Heineken's Bulgarian unit, Zagorka, has appointed a new marketing manager.

DENMARK: Royal Unibrew sees FY profits rise

9 Mar 2012

Royal Unibrew has said that it remains upbeat going into 2012 after a strong rise in profits and market share gains in 2011.

DENMARK: Royal Unibrew lifts nine-month profits

30 Nov 2011

Royal Unibrew has said that it is satisfied with the first nine months of its fiscal year, with lower costs offsetting a drop in net beer sales.

DENMARK: Royal Unibrew H1 profits up, sales slide

25 Aug 2011

A focus on cost control and high efficiency boosted Royal Unibrew's profits in the first half of the year.

SINGAPORE: Asia Pacific Breweries acquires control of Solomon Breweries

6 Jun 2011

Asia Pacific Breweries has acquired around 98% of Solomon Breweries for approximately SGD21.5m (US$17.5m).

SINGAPORE: Asia Pacific Breweries to buy Solomon Breweries

20 May 2011

Asia Pacific Breweries has signed a deal to acquire Solomon Breweries for approximately SGD22m (US$17.8m).

DENMARK/POLAND: Royal Unibrew, Van Pur complete merger

21 Mar 2011

Royal Unibrew has completed the merger of its Polish unit with Van Pur brewery group in the country.

DENMARK: Lower costs lift Royal Unibrew's FY profits

9 Mar 2011

Lower production costs and fewer charges have helped Royal Unibrew to report its highest full-year profits in at least five years, despite a dip in beer sales.

DENMARK: Royal Unibrew proposes chairman switch

17 Sep 2010

Royal Unibrew has called an emergency general meeting to seek approval for the appointment of a new chairman.

DENMARK: Royal Unibrew raises guidance on strong H1

1 Sep 2010

Danish brewer Royal Unibrew has raised its full-year sales and profits guidance after performing better than expected in the first half of 2010.

DENMARK: Royal Unibrew confident after Q1

29 Apr 2010

Royal Unibrew has said it expects full-year earnings to hit the top end of its guidance range after a better-than-expected first quarter of 2010.

DENMARK: Royal Unibrew raises funds, cuts guidance

14 Dec 2009

Royal Unibrew, the Denmark-based brewer, has lowered full-year profits guidance after raising DKK400m (US$78.6m) via a share rights issue.

DENMARK: Royal Unibrew profits up, sales drop

9 Nov 2009

Royal Unibrew, the Danish brewer, reported an improvement in earnings for the first nine months of the year, despite a fall in sales.

DENMARK: Royal Unibrew announces CFO switch

9 Nov 2009

Royal Unibrew, the privately held Danish brewer, has announced that Peter Ryttergaard will be its new chief financial officer.

DENMARK: Royal Unibrew sells Caribbean brewery stakes

13 Aug 2009

Royal Unibrew, the Danish brewer, is to sell its shares in its Dominica, St. Vincent and Antigua breweries to Cerveceria Nacional Dominicana (CND) in a bid to reduce its debt.

DENMARK: Royal Unibrew completes Polish brewery sale

3 Jun 2009

Royal Unibrew, the Danish brewer, has received approval from competition authorities to sell its Koszalin brewery in Poland to local beer group Van Pur.

DENMARK: Royal Unibrew Q1 beer sales tumble

30 Apr 2009

Royal Unibrew, the Danish brewer, has reported a 8% drop in net sales for the first quarter due to heavy declines in Eastern Europe.


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