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BrewDog valued at £1bn as 23% stake sold to US investor

‘We’re growing mega fast at the moment’: BrewDog

BrewDog valued at £1bn as 23% stake sold to US investor

By Rachel Arthur

TSG Consumer Partners, a San-Francisco based strategic equity investor, has acquired approximately 23% of Scottish independent craft brewer BrewDog. 

AB InBev boosts offer for SABMiller

Brexit forces changes to 'megabrew' deal

AB InBev boosts offer for SABMiller

By Rachel Arthur

AB InBev has revised the terms of its offer for SABMiller: now offering £45 in cash per share, up from the £44 per share set out in November 2015. 

Source: Keurig Green Mountain

Investor group acquires Keurig Green Mountain for $13.9 billion

By Elizabeth Crawford

After struggling with slumping stock prices, increased competition and consumer complaints, Keurig Green Mountain stockholders received some good news for a change Dec. 7 when an investor group led by JAB Holdings acquired the single-serve coffee pod...

‘Outrageous grab!’ Coke investor slams $24bn management pay deal

STATEMENTS 'MISINFORMED AND DO NOT REFLECT FACTS' - COKE

‘Outrageous grab!’ Coke investor slams $24bn management pay deal

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Coke has hit back at investor David Winters after he insisted that an ‘excessive’ compensation deal proposed for management from 2014 will hit normal shareholders – including teachers and nurses – hard.

Weener Plastics Packaging Group

Weener plastics packaging New Year acquisition

By Jenny Eagle

The Weener group, a German based global corporation, has acquired the remaining shares of the Mumbai headquartered Weener Empire Plastics (WEPL) for an undisclosed sum.

“…the Board does not believe that the market fully appreciates the value of the Science in Sport Business...

Provexis seeks to demerge Science in Sport and Fruitflow

UK firm Provexis has filed to demerge the Science in Sport (SiS) consumer sports brand it purchased for €10m in June 2011 from its Fruitflow tomato-based ingredients business, as it believes the separation will increase the market value and perception...

Jacob de Lichtenberg, Head of Aktiefokus China

INDUSTRY VOICES: GUEST ARTICLE, HEAD OF AKTIEFOKUS CHINA, JACOB DE LICHTENBERG

Carlsberg mulls potential $1.2bn China M&A move in Chongqing

By Jacob de Lichtenberg

After a quiet beginning to 2013, M&A activity is heating up in China’s beer market, as Carlsberg said on Monday it was considering upping its stake in Chongqing Brewery, intensifying the fight among global brewers for production assets there.

Asian Tiger ThaiBev poised to pounce on F&N?

Asian Tiger ThaiBev poised to pounce on F&N?

By Ben Bouckley

ThaiBev said today it is exploring the possibility of making an offer for Fraser & Neave (F&N) with an unnamed third party, in a move that could still disrupt Heineken’s multi-billion dollar move for Asia Pacific Breweries (APB).

Heineken bids to drive Russian beer up the value curve

Heineken bids to drive Russian beer up the value curve

By Ben Bouckley

Heineken says it investing heavily in its premium brands to improve its profitability in Russia following past pricing mistakes, but admits that it has more exposure to less profitable value beers than its rivals.

Fonterra considers flotation

Fonterra considers flotation

By Jess Halliday

Fonterra is initiating a two-year consultation to adopt a preferred
capital structure that could see it split in two and listing on the
New Zealand Stock Exchange, to better take advantage
of growth opportunities.

Coke shares sink to new low

Coke shares sink to new low

Shares in the world's largest beverage company, Coca-Cola, have
sunk to their lowest price for 16 months after the soft drinks
giant forecast that it would make less money than expected in the
second half of 2004, blaming poor...

Krones shares good news

Krones shares good news

In order to ensure sustained improvement, packaging giant Krones
yesterday proposed the conversion of non-voting preference shares
into Krones ordinary shares. The company believes that the
liquidity of the Krones stock will be enormously...

Pole position

Pole position

Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company announced today the completion
of its acquisition of the Polish mineral water company Multivita.

Alcan eyes Asian market

Alcan eyes Asian market

Alcan has confirmed further details of the acquisition of shares in
the Flexible Packaging Division of Hydro Aluminium Deutschland.
This will allow the company to expand its European operations and
penetrate the Asian market.

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