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Tuesday 1 December 2015


Diageo completes £117m South Africa restructure

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.

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 James Bond drinks facts

Marking the release of the new James Bond film Spectre, we have compiled a selection of Bond-related boozy facts.

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 1 Comment »

Heineken completes Lagunitas purchase

Global beer producer Heineken has completed its 50% acquisition of Californian craft brewery Lagunitas.

Monday, October 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Heineken takes over Slovenian brewery

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.

Thursday, October 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Stongbow ad banned by ASA

An advert for Heineken’s Strongbow has been banned for suggesting that alcohol is “more important than personal relationships.”

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo sells $780m brewing stake to Heineken

Diageo has offloaded its brewing interests in Jamaica, Malaysia and Singapore to Dutch rival Heineken in a deal worth $780 million.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Heineken buys 50% stake in Lagunitas

Dutch brewer Heineken has entered the craft beer fray, buying half of popular American craft beer brand Lagunitas.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Kirin buys $560m stake in Myanmar Brewery

Japan’s Kirin Holdings has taken control of Myanmar Brewery, Burma’s largest brewery, in a deal worth US$560 million.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Heineken posts positive results

Dutch brewer, Heineken, has posted better than expected results in the first half of this year despite a slight slowdown in Africa.

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo goes solo in South 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.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 No Comments »

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