Japan. Brewer Asahi tries to make splash in big pond
Japan’s Asahi Group Holdings is diving into Europe in hopes of instantly enlarging its presence in an ever-consolidating global beer market.
The purveyor of Super Dry has offered to buy not one but four brewers and beer distributors owned by SABMiller for a total of 2.55 billion euros ($2.85 billion), it said on Wednesday. (more…)