Daily Archives: January 12, 2016

Japan’s Asahi sets eyes on Peroni, Grolsch brands

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A takeover bid of SABMiller’s two European brands appears to be brewing.

Asahi Group Holdings, Japan’s largest brewer, said on Tuesday that it was considering making a bid for Peroni and Grolsch brands, two of SABMiller’s prized European possessions.

The announcement sent Asahi’s shares tumbling by 2.4 per cent in early Tokyo Trading.

AB InBev’s listing on the JSE likely to commence this week

Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the world’s largest beer company announced in December that as part of the pending merger with SABMiller, it would make a secondary inward listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) on 15th January 2016.