Tug-of-war for Tiger Beer continues

Facing a challenge from ThaiBev for control of Asia Pacific Breweries, Heineken has reiterated the superiority of its offer, despite a lower price per share.
August 08, 2012

Kirin to pay $2.5 billion for Lion Nathan

Japan's second-largest beverage company is on the way to completing yet another earnings-accretive acquisition. But debt levels have soared, and targets are running out.
April 27, 2009

Kirin makes move on Lion Nathan

In pursuit of its policy of earnings-accretive growth, Kirin takes the first step towards a possible privatisation of the Australian alcoholic beverages company.
April 23, 2009