JAPAN: Analysts quell Asahi, Sapporo merger rumours

By Michael Fitzpatrick | 28 July 2009

Financial analysts in Japan are pouring cold water on rumours that Asahi may look to merge with either Sapporo Holdings or Foster's Group to compete with a combined Kirin and Suntory.

just-drinks articles are only available to registered users and members.

Join now for increased access

There are various access options to choose from. All provide instant access to the latest news, insight and expert analysis.

If you’re already a member, login here.

Financial analysts in Japan are pouring cold water on rumours that Asahi may look to merge with either Sapporo Holdings or Foster's Group to compete with a combined Kirin and Suntory.

  • Unlimited access to all the latest global beverage news and insight
  • Expert analysis that puts the news into context
  • Exclusive interviews with leading industry figures
  • Monthly management briefings with detailed analysis on hot topics
  • Personalised RSS feeds and email newsletters
  • 10-year archive of news, insight and intelligence
  • Discounts on just-drinks market research
  • Plus much more

If you’re already a member, login here

Not what you were looking for?

Search just-drinks:

More articles related to this one

Insight - Foster's Group revamps VB in beer market shift
Foster's Group will significantly raise its spend on Victoria Bitter in 2010 as part of a three-year plan to adapt the iconic brand to a rapidly changing Australian beer market.

UK: Tsingtao prepares Chinese New Year push
Tsingtao, the Chinese brewer part-owned by Japan's Asahi, is preparing a wave of promotions across the UK during Chinese New Year celebrations next month.

DENMARK/JAPAN: Asahi joins Carlsberg in Hong Kong deal
Asahi Breweries has signed an agreement with Carlsberg, which will see the Danish brewer handle the Asahi Super Dry beer brand in Hong Kong.

just-drinks tagline

Not a member? Join here

Decrease font sizeDecrease font sizeDecrease font size Increase font sizeIncrease font sizeIncrease font size Comment on this article Email this to a friend Print this page