United Breweries

United Breweries hires P&G veteran Gupta as CEO

United Breweries, the India-based beer maker, has appointed former Procter & Gamble executive Vivek Gupta as MD and CEO. Gupta,…

India ‘upholds cartelisation fine against United Breweries’

Authorities in India have reportedly thrown out an appeal by Heineken’s United Breweries to have a fine worth INR7.5bn (US$90.6m)…

United Breweries to revamp Kingfisher in the UK

The European arm of United Breweries Group has lined up a rebrand and repositioning of its flagship Kingfisher beer brand…

Heineken cuts staff at newly-controlled United Breweries in India

India’s United Breweries, which was taken over by Heineken earlier this year, has reduced headcount in a restructuring effort. The…

India imposes US$118m fine on United Breweries, Carlsberg price-fixing syndicate

Authorities in India have handed hefty fines to Heineken’s United Breweries and Carlsberg for their roles in a price-fixing cartel.…

What is the outlook for Heineken’s future with United Breweries? – Indian beer market data

Heineken's 13-year wait to gain control of India's United Breweries (UB) came to an end yesterday as the company upped…

Heineken bags United Breweries prize but rewards may have to wait – analysis

It may have only taken 13 years, but Heineken has finally secured majority control of Kingfisher brand owner United Breweries.…

Heineken takes controlling stake in India’s United Breweries, targets veto obstacles

Heineken has taken majority control of United Breweries after buying a further 15% stake in the Indian group. The latest…