UB eyes 5% mild beer market in FY 12

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The largest beer manufacturer of India, United Breweries Ltd.,wants to grab 5 % of premium mild beer segment by next year with the launch of global super premium brand Heineken (more…)

Coca-Cola – Acquisition of minorities together with Heineken

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Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company S.A. (Coca-Cola Hellenic) announced today that it has completed, together with Heineken N.V. (Heineken), the acquisition of 41.2% of minority shares in their joint venture company, Pivara Skopje, in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). (more…)

Heineken to increase shareholding in leading Haitian brewer

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Heineken N.V. announced today the intention to increase its shareholding in Brasserie Nationale d’Haiti S.A. (‘Brana’), the country’s leading brewer, from 22.5% to 95%. The shares are currently owned by Brana’s management and private shareholders. Financial details are not disclosed. (more…)

Heineken announces global partnership with Facebook

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Heineken and Facebook today announced a global partnership, which will see the two companies collaborate on digital campaigns for Heineken’s brands around the world. The new partnership further strengthens Heineken’s leadership position in the digital space. (more…)

Heineken acquires Galaxy Pub Estate in UK

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Heineken N.V. announced today that it has acquired the Galaxy Pub Estate (‘Galaxy’) in the U.K. from The Royal Bank of Scotland (‘RBS’) for ?412 million (€480 million) on a cash-and-debt-free basis. (more…)

Heineken sparks beer wars with Nairobi office

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Global beverage giant Heineken has opened a regional headquarters in Nairobi to help push its brands in the market, setting the stage for a market share war with East Africa Breweries Limited (EABL) and SABMiller. (more…)