Diageo has terminated a series of joint ventures with both Heineken and the Ohlthaver & List group, which holds a majority stake in Namibian Breweries, in South Africa.
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Global beer producer Heineken has completed its 50% acquisition of Californian craft brewery Lagunitas.
Heineken has bought a majority stake in Slovenian brewery Pivovarna Laško for €120 million (£89m), and will soon announce its intention to buy it outright.
An advert for Heineken’s Strongbow has been banned for suggesting that alcohol is “more important than personal relationships.”
Diageo has offloaded its brewing interests in Jamaica, Malaysia and Singapore to Dutch rival Heineken in a deal worth $780 million.
Dutch brewer Heineken has entered the craft beer fray, buying half of popular American craft beer brand Lagunitas.
Japan’s Kirin Holdings has taken control of Myanmar Brewery, Burma’s largest brewery, in a deal worth US$560 million.
Dutch brewer, Heineken, has posted better than expected results in the first half of this year despite a slight slowdown in Africa.
Diageo has decided to forge its own path in the buoyant South African market, restructuring its business through the termination of a series of joint ventures.
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