Thai Beverage bids for a stake in Vietnam’s largest brewers

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Estimated total deal value is $2.9B.

With Vietnam’s government proposing to sell off Saigon Beer, Alcohol, Beverage Corporation (Sabeco) and Hanoi Alcohol Beer & Beverages Corp (Habeco) for an estimated total of US$2.2b (S$2.9b), various media outlets have revealed that Thai Beverage (Thai Bev) is one of several bidders. (more…)

Vietnam’s top brewer Sabeco cleared for share listing by Dec

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kgprcspmVietnam has given the green light for the country’s biggest brewer, Sabeco, to list shares in Ho Chi Minh by December as part of a long-awaited privatisation set to offer investors a slug of Asia’s third-biggest beer market after China and Japan. (more…)

India. Heineken ups stake in United Breweries; how long can Vijay Mallya hold on?

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Shares of United Breweries Ltd surged nearly 6 percent today after Heineken International BV increased its stake in the company by buying shares worth Rs 152 crore.

The scrip rose 5.91 percent to end at Rs 877 on BSE. During the day, it soared 7.15 percent to Rs 887.30
At NSE, shares of the company jumped 5.76 percent to close at Rs 876.50. (more…)

Carlsberg Group

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Carlsberg Group ranks fifth by the sales volumes in China. The company is referred to as King of the West as it owns the “controlling stake” of the beer market on huge but sparsely-populated territories of the Western China. (more…)

AB InBev

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On the Chinese market the world giant is represented by subdivision Anheuser-Busch InBev China Co., Ltd. which controls the activity of 16 subsidiaries and joint ventures. They are responsible for beer production and distribution throughout the country managing nearly 50 breweries with the net capacity of 91 mln hl*. Two national and one international brand by AB InBev are well known in China today: Budweiser, Harbin, and Sedrin together account for nearly 73% of the companies’ sales. (more…)

Vietnam Government to have $7 billion by selling 12 big SOEs

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Two of the 12 state-owned enterprises (SOEs) to be sold by 2017, as instructed by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, are Sabeco and Habeco, the two largest breweries in Vietnam. The state holds a 89.59 percent and 81.79 percent stake, respectively. (more…)